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39th Annual Grammy Awards

39th Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 26, 1997
Location Madison Square Garden, New York City
Host Ellen DeGeneres
Television/Radio coverage
Network CBS

The 39th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997 at Madison Square Garden, New York City. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the previous year. Babyface was the nights biggest winner, with 4 awards. Celine Dion and Toni Braxton won two awards. Celine Dion for "Best Pop Album" and "Album of the Year" and Toni Braxton for "Best Female R&B Vocal Performance" and "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" .[1]


  • Award winners 1
    • Alternative 1.1
    • Blues 1.2
    • Children's 1.3
    • Classical 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
    • Rap 1.20
    • Reggae 1.21
    • Rock 1.22
    • Spoken 1.23
    • Traditional Pop 1.24
    • World 1.25
  • Special Merit Awards 2
    • MusiCares Person of the Year 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Award winners


Best Alternative Music Performance




Composing and arranging







Musical Show

Music video

New Age

Best New Age Album
  • The Memory of Trees-Enya

Packaging and Notes


Best Polka Album


Production and engineering



Best Rap Solo Performance
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Best Rap Album



Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
  • Where It's At-Beck
Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Best Rock Instrumental Performance
Best Hard Rock Performance
Best Metal Performance
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album


Traditional Pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance


Special Merit Awards

MusiCares Person of the Year


  1. ^ "1996 Grammy Award Winners". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 

External links

  • 39th Grammy Awards at the Internet Movie Database
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