Awards for 1991
Best R&B Song
Best Music Video, Short Form
Best Music Video - Long Form
WINNERPlease Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em: The Movie: M.C. Hammer (artist), Rupert Wainwright (video director), John Oetjen (video producer)
NOMINEESLeonard Bernstein (artist), Humphrey Burton (video director), unknown (video producer)The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy: Roger Daltrey (artist), Pete Townshend (artist), John Entwistle (artist), Lawrence Jordan (video director), unknown (video producer)Phil Collins: The Singles Collection: Phil Collins (artist), James Yukich (video director), Paul Flattery (video producer)
Best New Artist
Best Rock Vocal Performance - Female
For "Black Cat"
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
for the Song "From a Distance"
Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "More News from Lake Wobegan"
Best Recording for Children
WINNERThe Little Mermaid: Alan Menken (musical score and produced by), Howard Ashman (lyrics and produced by), Robert Kraft (produced by), Jodi Benson (performed by), Samuel E. Wright (performed by), Pat Carroll (performed by), Rene Auberjonois (performed by)
For the album "The Little Mermaid (An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack)".
Record of the Year
for "From a Distance"
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television