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  Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording was presented at the Grammy Awards of 1980.
The award went to Dino Fekaris, Freddie Perren (producers) and Gloria Gaynor for "I Will Survive".
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.
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 Category:Grammy Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grammy Award for Best Performance by a Vocal Group or Chorus
Grammy Award for Best Performance by an Orchestra or Instrumentalist with Orchestra
Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
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Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus
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 NewStandard: 10/20/99
Disco was denounced as formulaic, mechanical, contrived, forgettable: all true, but all irrelevant as lights flashed and mirror-balls rotated.
They realized that most disco songs were about as durable as the one-night stands that started on the dance floor, and that it was more sensible (and cheaper) to keep up with the latest songs on the radio, or in the clubs, than to collect them.
Record companies saw sales plummet from 726.2 million albums, singles and tapes in 1978 to 575.6 million in 1982; the Grammy Award category for Best Disco Recording lasted exactly one year (won by Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive") before it was quietly terminated.
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 Grammy Award - Wikipedia Light!
Unlike the Academy Awards, for which the eligibility period begins January 1, the eligibility period for the Grammys begins October 1, which results in September being considered the Christmas sales period for the music industry (in which artists generally release big albums to qualify for the next year's Grammy).
Prior to the first live Grammys telecast in 1971 on ABC (CBS bought the rights in 1973 after moving the ceremony to Nashville, Tennessee; the American Music Awards were created for ABC as a result), a series of taped annual specials in the 1960s called The Best on Record were broadcast on NBC.
Christopher Cross (Grammy Awards of 1981) is the only artist to receive the "Big Four" (Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist) in a single ceremony.
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 Grammy Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
However, the Grammys, usually held in February, (last of what are considered the big three music awards shows, including the BMA and AMA shows) are considered the approximate equivalent to the Academy Award, in the music world.
Some feel that because Grammy voters tend to vote conservatively, and are marketed to by record companies, the most widely-recognized Grammys tend to go to either well-established artists or those being hyped by the recording industry.
Unlike the Academy Awards, for which the eligiblilty period begins January 1, the eligibility period for the Grammys begins October 1, which results in September being considered the Christmas sales period for the music industry (in which artists generally release big albums to qualify for the next years Grammy).
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 GRAMMY.com - 48th Annual Grammy Awards Nominee List
(Award to the Conductor and to the Orchestra.)
(Award to the Ensemble (and to the Conductor.))
(Award to the Artist(s) and/or to the Conductor.)
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 1970s Music-1979
Gloria Gaynor's huge 1979 hit which won the only ever Grammy award given for Best Disco Recording in 1980.
The track has been re-issued and remixed several times and is still a disco favourite and has been used as a statement of women's independence.
Ten timeless classics arranged for voice, piano and guitar, as performed and recorded by the legendary Bette Midler.
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 2001 Grammy Award winners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Earlier in the evening, accepting his Grammy for best rap album, Eminem acknowledged the controversy clouding his nominations by thanking everyone who "saw the album for what it was.
In addition to Steely Dan, the evening's other big winner was Irish rock act U2, who took home the major honors of record and song of the year for the band's lush and life-affirming "Beautiful Day" as well as a third Grammy for best group rock performance.
Only 12 of the 100 Grammy winners were presented with their awards during the three-hour ceremony, which focused instead on live performances.
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 best disco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Best Artist or Group of the Disco Era - Poll...
Who was the best artist or group of the disco era?
Disco history, data / pictures on Disco records of the 70s / 80s, Top 700 Disco songs charts, DJ / artist interviews and a Disco message board for chat and vote for...
www.atlantadjacademy.com /music/best-disco-.html   (155 words)

 Gloria Gaynor @ Disco-Disco.com
He's the one to ask, because he did the best mixes and he definitely should be considered as that in that area.
It was voted the best Disco song of the century in Sweden, the French Soccer team has used it as a team song and it also has become a women's anthem.
The record company had to flip the song to the A-side for the commercial release and it became a massive hit and stayed in the Billboard charts for 27 weeks, 3 weeks as number one.
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 Disco fever survivor - Friday, 11/12/04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The disco queenpin has been active with quite a few causes in recent years, including Alzheimer's and breast cancer research.
She admits, too, that earning a Grammy for the track is among her proudest moments.
Gaynor herself recorded Spanish versions of her signature hit in both 1979 and 1996, and a live ''Spanglish'' version recorded in Brazil was included as a bonus to her 2002 album I Wish You Love.
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 Gloria Gaynor, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
Perhaps second only to Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor has become one of the best-known female disco artists from the '70s due to the ongoing success of her monster 1979 hit (and subsequent "woman's anthem"), "I Will Survive." Born Gloria Fowles on September 7, 1949, in Newark, NJ, the singer (who began going by Gloria Gayno...
Although Gaynor enjoyed a few moderate hits, it wasn't until the release of 1979's aforementioned disco gem "I Will Survive" that Gaynor racked up her first true smash hit.
The song was awarded the first and only Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording in 1980 (the category was discontinued upon disco's fall from favor shortly afterward) and although Gaynor was unable to follow up "I Will Survive" with another sizeable hit, the track subsequently took on a life of its own.
www.emusic.com /artist/10562/10562330.html   (214 words)

 Colon Cancer Survival -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The lyrics of the song describe a woman who finds strength when recovering from a breakup; it has often been used as both an anthem of female empowerment, and a gay anthem.
It is a widely played disco classic, and easily Gaynor's biggest hit; it received massive airplay in 1979, reaching #1 on the Billboard charts.
It received the Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording in 1980, the only year that the award was given.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/33/colon-cancer-survival.html   (860 words)

 Corporate Entertainment - Gloria Gaynor booking information
Davis had auditioned Gloria three times before signing her...that third time was the charm, giving birth to a legend that continues to cross generations like no other.
At the top of the charts was none other than, "I Will Survive." These days Gaynor is just as busy performing now as she was in the ’70s, ‘80s and ’90s.
Well stay tuned, because the best is yet to come...whatever Gloria Gaynor does...you can be certain that not only will she survive, but she’ll have fun doing it!!
www.corporateartists.com /gloria_gaynor.html   (662 words)

 Grammy-Award Winning, Multi-Platinum-Selling Recording Artist Patty Loveless Will Release Her New Album 'Dreamin' My ...
Since Patty's first disc, Patty Loveless in 1986, she has earned dozens of awards, sold millions of records and amassed one of the most respected and revered careers in music.
Dreamin' My Dreams is one more testament to the discriminating musical taste that has elevated Patty from the pack and forged her name into the annals of country music history.
I've made a lot of records and I feel fortunate to be able to continue making them.
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 Full Sail Graduate Phil Tan Wins GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album! @ Top40-Charts.com - 40 Top 20 & Top 40 ...
In addition to the Best Contemporary R&B Album win, he also received four other nominations including: one in the Album of the Year category for his mixing work on Carey's album, The Emancipation of Mimi, and one for Gwen Stefani's album, Love.
This is a record number of Full Sail graduates who have worked on nominated projects in any single year.
With 110 Full Sail Recording Arts graduates working on GRAMMY-nominated projects overall, and Phil earning a GRAMMY Award for his outstanding individual achievement, we could not be more proud of the staff, faculty, and student accomplishments that make honors like this possible.
top40-charts.com /news.php?nid=20832   (761 words)

 Anton Newspapers Features and Columns: March 2003
I Will Survive disco queen Gloria Gaynor stopped by the WLIW21 PBS studio recently to promote her new CD I Wish You Love and to talk about her extraordinary experience performing in the PBS special Rhythm, Love and Soul.
When I sat down with Gloria, I asked her if she ever thought that her 1979 release of I Will Survive (a B-side song) would have such an impact on popular culture and remain hot on the charts for nearly a quarter of a century.
Gloria's husband's tenacity paid off, because in 1980 I Will Survive won a Grammy award for best disco recording, and has been reproduced in 20 different languages.
www.antonnews.com /feature/boulevard/2003/03/tara.html   (542 words)

 Umbria Jazz 2003 - 30th Anniversary
Nel 1974, a New York conosce il manager Clive Davis, con cui firma per la MGM, ed entra nel mondo della Disco Music incidendo il suo primo Lp "Never Can Say Goodbye" dal quale viene estratto il singolo "Honey Bee ".
L'album è il primo progetto discografico concepito espressamente per i clubs: la sapiente mano del grande Tom Moulton crea un disco senza interruzioni con tutte le canzoni in versione estesa, mixate una dopo l'altra, inventando una nuova forma di album concept che verrà preso a modello da molti producers.
La produzione è affidata a Meco Monardo che curerà anche i due 33 giri successivi, "Experience" (1975) e "I've Got You" (1976): il successo di questi tre album vale a Gloria la corona di "Regina della Disco Music" da parte dell'associazione statunitense dei dj da discoteca.
www.umbriajazz.com /uj2003/ita/gallery-artisti/gloria-gaynor.htm   (205 words)

 EXTRA: 1999 Grammy Award Nominations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) of 51% or more playing time of album.
Category 71 - Best Soundtrack Album Award to the Artist(s) and/or Producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album, or to the individual(s) actively responsible for the concept and musical direction and for the selection of artists, songs and producers, as applicable.
Award to Composer(s) for an original composition (not an adaptation) written specifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media.
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 Archives: Grammy's Award-Winning Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This was a long running band starting in the mid -eighties..This band (in varying versions) did some touring, played consistently in S. Florida and recorded some very good commercial rock and techno-rock albums.
This all was inspiration to learn to engineer myself...by 1985,we were running a successful "pro" 16 track recording studio and putting out local and regionally charting records all of the time!
Amidst the blur of myriad hip-hop recording sessions logged in the early 1990s, I somehow tracked and mixed the original "Whoomp-There It Is"...
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 ksl.com - Utah's Online Source for Local News & Information
Katie Couric will make her prime-time CBS News debut on Sept. 6 with a one-hour special tied to the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the network said Monday.
Bill Moyers will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Science at its annual news and documentary Emmy Awards ceremony in September, the academy said Monday.
Austria has awarded its annual state prize for European literature to Italian writer Claudio Magris.
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 GRAMMY.com - Grammy Award Winners
Our GRAMMY Search database lets you find GRAMMY winners by name of the award recipient, by categories within a genre, by year, by title of work and/or by the artist performing the work.
With the exception of the category field, which requires that you first select a genre, you may use a few or as many of the available search fields.
In addition, responsibility for the accuracy of information provided in stories not written or specifically prepared for The Academy lies with the story's original source or writer.
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 HBB Community - Grammy Award Predictions?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
here's the hip hop nominees for the 48th annual Grammy Awards...i have a feeling common will be taking quite a few home.
Best Rap Performance by a Duo or a Group: Black Eyed Peas - Don't Phunk with my Heart
who cares about the best song or best performance anyway.
www.humanbeatbox.com /forum/showthread.php?t=24542   (1024 words)

 Rock On The Net: 48th Annual Grammy Awards - 2006
Rock On The Net: 48th Annual Grammy Awards - 2006
Best RandB Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
The Very Best of Emmylou Harris: Heartaches and Highways
www.rockonthenet.com /archive/2006/grammys.htm   (176 words)

 Rock On The Net: 22nd Annual Grammy Awards - 1980
Rock On The Net: 22nd Annual Grammy Awards - 1980
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Do not duplicate original material without prior consent of Rock On The Net.
www.rockonthenet.com /archive/1980/grammys.htm   (274 words)

 Earth Ox - Chi Chou - Letter: G   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Her hit single, I Will Survive, has been not only been a disco-themed song frequently played in nightclubs; it has been played frequently for various causes (e.g.
Her 1979 #1 hit "I Will Survive" was awarded the first and only Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording in 1980 (the category was discontinued upon disco's fall into disrepair).
Her 1979 disco hit, "I Will Survive", was named the #1 song on VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs, while "Never Can Say Goodbye" landed at #51.
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