Awards for 1988

Grammy

Song of the Year

WINNER

An American Tail: James Horner (music), Barry Mann (music), Cynthia Weil (lyrics), Linda Ronstadt (performed), James Ingram (performed)
For the song "Somewhere Out There".

NOMINEES

La Bamba: Ritchie Valens (songwriter), Los Lobos (performer)
For the song "La Bamba".

Bono (songwriter and performer), The Edge (songwriter and performer), Adam Clayton (songwriter and performer), Larry Mullen Jr. (songwriter and performer)
For the song "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For".

Suzanne Vega (songwriter and performer)
For the song "Luka".

Michael Masser (music), Will Jennings (lyrics), Whitney Houston (performer)
For the song "Didn't We Almost Have It All".

Best Spoken Word Album

WINNER

Garrison Keillor
For the Album "Lake Wobegon Day's"

NOMINEE

John Gielgud
For the Album "Sir John Gielgud Reads Alice in Wonderland"

Best Comedy Recording

WINNER

Robin Williams
For the Album "A Night at the Met"

Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

WINNER

Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton
For the album "Trio."

Best Recording for Children

NOMINEE

Glenn Close
For the Album "The Emperor and the Nightingale"

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals

WINNER

Dirty Dancing: Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes
For the song "(I've Had) The Time of My Life".

NOMINEES

An American Tail: Linda Ronstadt, James Ingram
For the song "Somewhere Out There".

An American Tail: Linda Ronstadt, James Ingram
For the song "Somewhere Out There".

Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

NOMINEE

Heart
For the album 'Bad Animals'.

Album of the Year

NOMINEE

Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton
For the album "Trio."

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal

NOMINEE

Yes
For the album 'Big Generator'.

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television

WINNER

An American Tail: James Horner, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
For the song "Somewhere Out There".

NOMINEES

Dirty Dancing: Franke Previte, John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz
For the song "(I've Had) The Time of My Life"

Moonlighting: Al Jarreau, Lee Holdridge
For the song "Moonlighting Theme".

Mannequin: Diane Warren, Albert Hammond
For the song "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now".

Who's That Girl: Patrick Leonard, Madonna
For the song "Who's That Girl".

Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television

WINNER

NOMINEES




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