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Grammy Awards of 1984

26th Annual Grammy Awards
Date February 28, 1984
Location Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Television coverage
Network CBS

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The 26th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1984 at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1983. Michael Jackson won a record eight awards during the show.[1][2]

Album of the Year went to Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson for Thriller, and Song of the Year went to Sting for "Every Breath You Take".


The 26th Grammys had the highest ratings in its history with 43.8 mil. viewers - a record unmatched as of 2012. [3]






Composing and arranging







Musical show

  • Best Cast Show Album
    • Andrew Lloyd Webber (producer) & the original Broadway cast for Cats (Complete Original Broadway Cast Recording)

Music video

  • Best Video, Short Form
  • Best Video Album

Packaging and notes


Production and engineering





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