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27th Grammy Awards - 1985

presented February 26, 1985



Album of the Year

Can't Slow Down
Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie - 'Can't Slow Down'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
Prince - Purple Rain
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.
Tina Turner - Private Dancer
Record of the Year

"What's Love Got To Do With It"
Tina Turner
[ from
Private Dancer ]

Tina Turner - Private Dancer
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Chicago - "Hard Habit To Break"
Cyndi Lauper - "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"
Huey Lewis & The News - "The Heart Of Rock & Roll"
Bruce Springsteen - "Dancing In The Dark"
Song of the Year
(awarded to the songwriter)

"What's Love Got To Do With It"
(Graham Lyle & Terry Britten)

[ from
Private Dancer ]

Tina Turner - Private Dancer
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
"Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now" (Phil Collins)
"Hello" (
Lionel Richie)
"I Just Called To Say I Love You" (
Stevie Wonder)
"Time After Time" (
Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman)
Best New Artist

Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Sheila E.
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Corey Hart
The Judds
Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female

"What's Love Got To Do With It"
Tina Turner
[ from
Private Dancer ]

Tina Turner - Private Dancer
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Sheila E. - "The Glamorous Life"
Sheena Easton - "Strut"
Cyndi Lauper - "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"
Deniece Williams - "Let's Hear It For The Boy"
Best Pop Vocal Performance - Male

"Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)"
Phil Collins
[ from
Against All Odds soundtrack ]

'Against All Odds' soundtrack
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Kenny Loggins - "Footloose"
Lionel Richie - "Hello"
John Waite - "Missing You"
Stevie Wonder - "I Just Called To Say I Love You"
Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

"Jump (For My Love)"
Pointer Sisters
[ from
Break Out ]

Pointer Sisters - Break Out
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
The Cars - "Drive"
Chicago - "Hard Habit To Break"
Wham - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Yes - "Owner Of A Lonely Heart"
Best Pop Instrumental Performance

"Ghostbusters"
(Instrumental)
Ray Parker, Jr.
[ from
Ghostbusters soundtrack ]

Ghostbusters soundtrack
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Earl Klugh - Nightsongs
Steve Mitchell, Richard Perry, & Howie Rice - "Jump (For My Love)"
Randy Newman -
The Natural
Stevie Wonder - "I Just Called To Say I Love You"
Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female

"I Feel For You"
Chaka Khan
[ from I Feel For You ]

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You other nominees:
Patti Austin - Patti Austin
Shannon - "Let The Music Play"
Tina Turner - "Let Stay Together"
Deniece Williams - "Let's Hear It For The Boy"
Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male

"Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)"
Billy Ocean
[ from Suddenly ]

Billy Ocean - Suddenly other nominees:
James Ingram - It's Your Night
Jeffrey Osborne -
Don't Stop
Bill Withers- In The Name Of Love
Stevie Wonder - "The Woman In Red"
Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

"Yah Mo B There"
James Ingram & Michael McDonald
[ from
It's Your Night ]

James Ingram - It's Your Night other nominees:
Jermaine Jackson & Michael Jackson - "Tell Me I'm No Dreaming"
Kashif &
Al Jarreau - "Edgartown Groove"
Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne - "The Last Time I Made Love"
Shalamar - "Dancing In The Sheets"
Best R&B Song
(awarded to songwriter)

"I Feel For You"
(
Prince)
[ from
I Feel For You ]

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You other nominees:
"Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)" (Keith Diamond & Billy Ocean)
"Dancing In The Streets" (Bill Wolfer & Dean Pitchford)
"The Glamorous Life" (Sheila E.)
"Yah Mo B There" (
James Ingram, Michael McDonald, Rod Temperton & Quincy Jones)
Best R&B Instrumental Performance

Sound System
Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock - Sound System other nominees:
Stanley Clarke - Time Exposure
The Crusaders -
Ghetto Blaster
Sheila E. - "Strawberry Strawcake"
Grover Washington, Jr. - Inside Moves
Best Country Vocal Performance - Female

"In My Dreams"
Emmylou Harris

[ from
White Shoes ]

Emmylou Harris - White Shoes other nominees:
Janie Fricke - "Your Heart's Not In It"
Crystal Gayle - "The Sound Of Goodbye"
Anne Murray -
Heart Over Mind
Dolly Parton - "Tennessee Homesick Blues"
Best Country Vocal Performance - Male

"That's The Way Love Goes"
Merle Haggard

[ from
That's The Way Love Goes ]

Merle Haggard - That's The Way Love Goes other nominees:
Lee Greenwood
- "God Bless The USA"
Willie Nelson - "City Of New Orleans"
Ricky Skaggs -
Country Boy
Hank Williams, Jr. - "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"
Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

"Mama He's Crazy"
The Judds

[ from
Why Not Me ]

The Judds - Why Not Me other nominees:
Alabama
- "If You're Gonna Play In Texas (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band)"
Barbara Mandrell & Lee Greenwood - "To Me"
Anne Murray & Dave Loggins - "Nobody Loves Me Like You Do"
Willie Nelson & Julio Iglesias - "As Time Goes By"
Best Country Song
(awarded to the songwriter)

"City Of New Orleans"
(Steve Goodman)

[ from
City Of New Orleans ]

Available on Amazon.com other nominees:
"All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" (Hank Williams, Jr.)
"Faithless Love" (John David Souther)
"God Bless The USA" (Lee Greenwood)
"Mama He's Crazy" (Kenny O'Dell)
Best Rock Vocal Performance - Female

"Better Be Good To Me"
Tina Turner
[ from
Private Dancer ]

Tina Turner - Private Dancer
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
other nominees:
Lita Ford - Dancin' On The Edge
Bonnie Tyler - "Here She Comes"
Wendy O. Williams -
Wow
Pia Zadora - "Rock It Out"
Best Rock Vocal Performance - Male

"Dancing In The Dark"
Bruce Springsteen
[ from
Born In The U.S.A. ]

Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A. other nominees:
David Bowie - "Blue Jean"
Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell"
Elton John - "Restless"
John Cougar Mellencamp - "Pink Houses"
Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group

Purple Rain
Prince & The Revolution

Prince - Purple Rain other nominees:
The Cars - Heartbeat City
Genesis - Genesis
Van Halen - "Jump"
Yes - 90125
Best Rock Instrumental Performance

"Cinema"
Yes
[ from
90125 ]

Yes - 90125 other nominees:
Lionel Hampton - "Vibramatic"
Genesis - "Second Home By The Sea"
Edward Van Halen - "Doubt City"
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)"

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a complete list of all categories (including jazz, gospel and classical) can be found at http://www.grammy.com/

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Top 100 Songs of 1985

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