Awards for 1996


Best Music Video, Short Form


Best Music Video - Long Form


Peter Gabriel's Secret World: Peter Gabriel (artist), François Girard (video director), Robert Warr (video producer)


The Line, the Cross & the Curve: Kate Bush (artist/video director), Margarita Doyle (video producer)

Saltimbanco: Jacques Payette (video director), unknown (video producer) (Cirque du Soleil (artist))

The Planets: Charles Dutoit (artist), Barbara Willis Sweete (video director), unknown (video producer) (Montréal Symphony Orchestra (artist))

333: unknown (video producer) (Jelly Green (artist/video director))

Where'd You Hide the Body: unknown (artist), James McMurtry (video director), K.C. Amos (video director), Bill Brown (video director), Ingrid Calame (video director), Sande Chen (video director), Gregory E. Connor (video director), Linda Feferman (video director), Johannes Gamble (video director), Nathan Hope (video director), Pip Johnson (video director), Brenda McIntyre (video director), Luillo Ruiz (video director), Deborah Stratman (video director), unknown (video producer)

Best New Artist



Best Pop Album


Madonna (artist/producer)
For the album "Bedtime Stories"

Best Spoken Word Album


Garrison Keillor
For the Album "Guy Noir: Radio Private Eye"

Best Spoken Comedy Album


Jonathan Winters
For the album "Crank(y) Calls".


Jeff Foxworthy
For the album "Games Rednecks Play".

Don Imus
For the album "God's Other Son".

Best Rap Album


Naughty By Nature
For the album "Poverty's Paradise."


Tupac Shakur
For the album "Me Against the World."

Bone Thugs n Harmony
For the album "E 1999 Eternal."

Ol' Dirty Bastard
For the album "Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version."

For the album "I Wish."

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals


Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group


Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
For the song 'Kashmir'.

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals


Dolly Parton, Vince Gill
For the song "I Will Always Love You."

Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television


Pocahontas: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz
For the song "Colors of the Wind".


Don Juan DeMarco: Bryan Adams, Michael Kamen, Robert John Lange
For the song "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?".

Clockers: Bruce Hornsby, Chaka Khan
For the song "Love Me Still".

Bad Boys: Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds
For the song "Someone to Love".

The Pagemaster: James Horner, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
For the song "Whatever You Imagine".

Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture or for Television


Crimson Tide: Hans Zimmer
For "Crimson Tide".


Batman Forever: Elliot Goldenthal
For "Batman Forever".

Joe Cool Blues: Wynton Marsalis
For "Buggy Ride".

The Cure: Dave Grusin
For "The Cure".

Ed Wood: Howard Shore
For the main title.

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