And the Grammy Goes to . . .
Selected CDs

47th Annual Grammy award winners for recordings released
from October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004

Album of the Year & Best Pop Vocal Album
Genius Loves Company by Ray Charles
(MB CHAR GLC C48)
Best Electronic/Dance Album
Kish Kash by Basement Jaxx (J BASE KK B78)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Clip art Stardust... The Great American Songbook Vol. III
by Rod Stewart (MR STEW GAS-3 S82)
Best Rock Album
American Idiot by Green Day (MR GREE AI G77)
Best Alternative Music Album
A Ghost Is Born by Wilco (MR WILC GIB W09)
Best R&B Album
The Diary of Alicia Keys by Alicia Keys (MB KEYS DAK K17)
Best Contemporary R&B Album
Confessions by Usher (MR USHE CON U41)
Best Rap Album
The College Dropout by Kanye West (MP WEST CD W30)
Best Country Album
Van Lear Rose by Loretta Lynn (MC LYNN VLR L13)
Best Bluegrass Album
Brand New Strings by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder (MC SKAG BNS S62)
Best New Album
Returning: Pieces for Guitar, 1970-2004 by Will Ackerman (MN ACKE RET A64)
Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Unspeakable by Bill Frisell (MJ FRIS UNS F28)
Best Jazz Vocal Album
R.S.V.P. Rare Songs, Very Personal by Nancy Wilson (MA WILS-N RSV W13)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Illuminations by McCoy Tyner (MJ TYNE ILL T99)
Best Latin Jazz Album
Land of the Sun by Charlie Haden (MJ HADE LS H87)
Best Rock Gospel Album
Wire by Third Day (MG THIR WIR T28)
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
All Things New by Steven Curtis Chapman (MG CHAP ATN C97)
Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album
Worship & Faith by Randy Travis (MC TRAV WF T73)
Best Traditional Soul & Gospel Album
There Will Be a Light by Ben Harper & The Blind Boys of Alabama
(MR HARP TWB H06)
Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album
Nothing Without You by Smokie Norful (MG NORF NWY N95)
Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album
Live...This Is Your House by The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir (MG BROO LTY B60)
Best Latin Pop Album
Amar Sin Mentiras by Marc Anthony (ML ANTH ASM A94)
Best Latin Rock/ Alternative Album
Street Signs by Ozomatli (MR OZOM SS O00)
Best Salsa/Merengue Album
Across 110th Street by Spanish Harlem Orchestra (ML SPAN AOH S15)
Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album
Intimamente by Intocable (ML INTO INT I12)
Best Traditional Blues Album
Blues to the Bone by Etta James (MB JAME-E BB J44)
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Keep It Simple by Keb Mo (MB KEBM KIS K08)
Best Traditional Folk Album
Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster (P FOST BD A94)
Best Contemporary Folk Album
The Revolution Starts Now by Steve Earle (MC EARL RSN E65)
Best Reggae Album
True Love by Toots & the Maytals (MR TOOT TL T86)
Best Traditional World Album
Raise Your Spirits Higher by Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Q SOUT-A LADY L83)
Best Contemporary World Music Album
Egypt by Youssou N’ Dour (MW SENE NDOU N94)
Best Musical Album for Children
cELLAbration! A Tribute to Ella Jenkins by Various Artists (ZM JENK CTE S59)
Best Musical Show Album
Wicked: A New Musical: Original Broadway Cast Recording 
by Steven Schwartz (K WICK WIC M82)
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album
Garden State (L GARD GS S43)
Best Score Soundtrack Album
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (L LORD LRR R21)
Best Historical Album
Night Train to Nashville (MB COLL NTN C00)
Best Classical Album
On the Transmigration of Souls by John Adams (C ADAM OTS B16)