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29th Annual Grammy Awards

29th Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 24, 1987
Location Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Host Billy Crystal
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS

The 29th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1987 at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year.[1][2]

Paul Simon won Album of the Year for Graceland, and Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager won Song of the Year for "That's What Friends Are For".


  • Award winners 1
    • Blues 1.1
    • Children's 1.2
    • Classical 1.3
    • Comedy 1.4
    • Composing and arranging 1.5
    • Country 1.6
    • Folk 1.7
    • Gospel 1.8
    • Historical 1.9
    • Jazz 1.10
    • Latin 1.11
    • Musical show 1.12
    • Music video 1.13
    • New Age 1.14
    • Packaging and notes 1.15
    • Polka 1.16
    • Pop 1.17
    • Production and engineering 1.18
    • R&B 1.19
    • Reggae 1.20
    • Rock 1.21
    • Spoken 1.22
  • References 2

Award winners





Composing and arranging







Musical show

Music video

New Age

Packaging and notes



Production and engineering






  1. ^ "Simon's controversial album wins most prestigious Grammy". The Deseret News. 25 February 1987. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "1986 Grammy Award Winners". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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