Grammy Awards were introduced in 1959 that time, There were 28 different categories available in which to win an award. But in 2009 it reached highest level with 110 categories after that in 2019 Grammy Awards were presented in 84 categories. So 84 categories list of given below:


  • Best Pop Solo Performance
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
  • Best Pop Vocal Album
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (previously in Traditional Pop)


  • Best Dance Recording (previously in Pop)
  • Best Dance/Electronic Album

Contemporary Instrumental

  • Best Contemporary Instrumental Album (previously in Pop)


  • Best Rock Performance
  • Best Metal Performance
  • Best Rock Song
  • Best Rock Album


  • Best Alternative Music Album


  • Best R&B Performance
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance
  • Best R&B Song
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album
  • Best R&B Album


  • Best Rap Performance
  • Best Rap/Sung Performance
  • Best Rap Song
  • Best Rap Album


  • Best Country Solo Performance
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance
  • Best Country Song
  • Best Country Album

New Age

  • Best New Age Album


  • Best Improvised Jazz Solo
  • Best Jazz Vocal Album
  • Best Jazz Instrumental Album
  • Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
  • Best Latin Jazz Album

Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music

  • Best Gospel Performance/Song
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
  • Best Gospel Album
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
  • Best Roots Gospel Album


  • Best Latin Pop Album
  • Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
  • Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)
  • Best Tropical Latin Album

American Roots

  • Best American Roots Performance
  • Best American Roots Song
  • Best Americana Album
  • Best Bluegrass Album
  • Best Contemporary Blues Album
  • Best Traditional Blues Album
  • Best Folk Album
  • Best Regional Roots Music Album


  • Best Reggae Album

World Music

  • Best World Music Album


  • Best Children’s Album

Spoken Word

  • Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)


  • Best Comedy Album

Musical Theatre

  • Best Musical Theater Album

Music for Visual Media

  • Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
  • Best Score Soundtrack Album for Visual Media (Previously in the “Composing and Arranging” field)
  • Best Song Written for Visual Media (Previously in the “Composing and Arranging” field)


  • Best Instrumental Composition


  • Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
  • Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals


  • Best Recording Package
  • Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package


  • Best Album Notes


  • Best Historical Album

Engineered Album

  • Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
  • Best Engineered Album, Classical


  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
  • Producer of the Year, Classical


  • Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Surround Sound

  • Best Immersive Audio Album


  • Best Orchestral Performance
  • Best Opera Recording
  • Best Choral Performance
  • Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
  • Best Classical Instrumental Solo
  • Best Classical Vocal Solo (previously including albums and tracks)
  • Best Classical Compendium
  • Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Music Video/Film

  • Best Music Video
  • Best Music Film

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