Linda Ronstadt Grammy Nominations and Awards

Winners in each category are highlighted.

Grammy Awards for 1970

presented March 16, 1971.


Best Contemporary Female Vocalist


Bobbie Gentry - Fancy


Anne Murray - Snowbird


Linda Ronstadt - Long, Long Time


Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough


Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall in Love Again


Grammy Awards for 1975

presented February 28, 1976.


Album of the Year


Between the Lines - Janis Ian


Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy - Elton John


Heart Like a Wheel - Linda Ronstadt


One of These Nights - The Eagles


Still Crazy after All These Years - Paul Simon


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Judy Collins - Send in the Clowns


Janis Ian - At Seventeen


Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow?


Helen Reddy - Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady


Linda Ronstadt - Heart Like a Wheel (album)


Best Country Vocal Performance - Female


Linda Ronstadt - I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)


Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa


Emmylou Harris - If I Could Only Win Your Love


Loretta Lynn - The Pill


Dolly Parton - Jolene


Grammy Awards for 1976

presented February 19, 1977.


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Natalie Cole - Natalie (album)


Emmylou Harris - Here, There and Everywhere


Joni Mitchell - The Hissing of Summer Lawns (album)


Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn the Beat Around


Linda Ronstadt - Hasten Down the Wind (album)


Grammy Awards for 1977

presented February 23, 1978.


Record of the Year


Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt


Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle


Hotel California - The Eagles


Love Theme from A Star Is Born (Evergreen) - Barbra Streisand


You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life


Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again


Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou


Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better


Barbra Streisand - Love Theme from A Star Is Born (Evergreen)


Best Engineered Recording


Roger Nichols, Elliot Scheiner, Bill Schnee, Al Schmitt - Aja (Steely Dan)


Ken Caillat, Richard Dashut - Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)


Val Garay - Simple Dreams (Linda Ronstadt)


Val Garay - J T (James Taylor)


Bill Schnee - Discovered Again! (Dave Grusin)


Best Album Package


John Berg - Love Notes (Ramsey Lewis)


Glen Christensen - Hejira (Joni Mitchell)


Kosh - Simple Dreams (Linda Ronstadt)


Kosh - Singin' (Melissa Manchester)


MPL/Hipgnosis - Wings over America (Paul McCartney & Wings)


Paula Scher - Ginseng Woman (Eric Gale)


Paula Scher - Yardbirds Favorites (Yardbirds)


Abie Sussman, Bob Defrin - Color As a Way of Life (Lou Donaldson)


Producer of the Year


Peter Asher


Bee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson


Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff


Richard Perry


Bill Szymczyk


Grammy Awards for 1978

presented February 15, 1979.


no nominations in any category for Linda Ronstadt


Producer of the Year


Bee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson


Peter Asher


Quincy Jones


Alan Parsons


Phil Ramone


Grammy Awards for 1980

presented February 25, 1981.


Best Rock Female Vocalist


Joan Armatrading - How Cruel


Pat Benatar - Crimes of Passion


Marianne Faithful - Broken English


Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You


Grace Slick - Dreams


Best Recording for Children


In Harmony/A Sesame Street Record - Doobie Brothers, James Taylor, Carly Simon, Bette Midler, Muppets, Al Jarreau, Linda Ronstadt, Wendy Waldman, Libby Titus & Dr. John Livingston Taylor, George Benson & Pauline Wilson, Lucy Simon, Kate Taylor & the Simon/Taylor Family


Big Bird's Birdtime Stories - Sesame Street Muppets and cast


Christmas Eve on Sesame Street - Sesame Street Muppets and cast


Love - Sesame Street Muppets and cast


The People in Your Neighborhood - Sesame Street Muppets


Grammy Awards for 1982

presented February 23, 1983.


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Laura Branigan - Gloria


Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks about You


Juice Newton - Love's Been a Little Bit Hard on Me


Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack


Linda Ronstadt - Get Closer


Best Rock Female Vocalist


Pat Benatar - Shadows of the Night


Kim Carnes - Voyeur


Bonnie Raitt - Green Light


Linda Ronstadt - Get Closer


Donna Summer - Protection


Best Album Package


Kosh with Ron Larson - Get Closer (Linda Ronstadt)


Jules Bates - Nothing to Fear (Oingo Boingo)


Mick Haggerty, Ginger Canzoneri - Vacation (Go-Go's)


Denise Minobe, Ron Coro - We Are One (Pieces of a Dream)


George Osaki - Ongaku-Kai Live in Japan (Crusaders)


Grammy Awards for 1983

presented February 28, 1984.


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Irene Cara - Flashdance (What a Feeling)


Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)


Linda Ronstadt - What's New (album)


Donna Summer - She Works Hard for the Money


Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart


Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)


Nelson Riddle - What's New (Linda Ronstadt)


David Foster, Jay Graydon, Jeremy Lubbock - Mornin') (Al Jarreau)


Jerry Hey, Al Jarreau, Tom Canning, Jay Graydon - Step by Step (Al Jarreau)


Arif Mardin - Be Bop Medley" (Chaka Khan)


Lionel Richie, James Anthony - All Night Long (All Night) (Lionel Richie)


Grammy Awards for 1985

presented February 25, 1986.


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Pat Benatar - We Belong


Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love for You


Madonna - Crazy for You


Linda Ronstadt - Lush Life (album)


Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero


Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)


Nelson Riddle - Lush Life (Linda Ronstadt)


David Foster - Through the Fire" (Chaka Khan)


Frank Foster, Ralph Burns - Beyond the Sea (La Mer) (George Benson)


Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour - Harlequin (Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour)


Peter Wolf - Why Do People Fall in Love - (Dennis Edwards, Thelma Houston)


Best Album Package


Kosh, Ron Larson - Lush Life (Linda Ronstadt)


Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Jeri McManus - Hunting High and Low (a-ha)


Renee Hardaway, Johnny Lee - In Square Circle (Stevie Wonder)


Virginia Team - Highwayman (Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson)


Murray Whiteman, Bill Levy, Stan Watts - Dangerous Moments (Martin Briley)


Grammy Awards for 1987

presented March 2, 1988.


Album of the Year


Bad - Michael Jackson


The Joshua Tree - U2


Sign O' the Times - Prince


Trio - Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris


Whitney - Whitney Houston


Song of the Year


Didn't We Almost Have It All - Michael Masser, Will Jennings


I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2


La Bamba - Richie Valens


Luka - Suzanne Vega


Somewhere Out There - James Horner, Barry Mann


Best Pop Vocal Group


Heart - Alone


Los Lobos - La Bamba


Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes - (I've Had) The Time of My Life


Linda Ronstadt, James Ingram - Somewhere Out There


Swing Out Sister - Breakout


Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Duo or Group


Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris - Trio (album)


Desert Rose Band - The Desert Rose Band (album)


The Judds - Heartland (album)


O'Kanes - Can't Stop My Heart from Loving You


Restless Heart - I'll Still Be Loving You


Best Country & Western Song


Forever and Ever, Amen - Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz


All My Ex's Live in Texas - Sanger D. Shafer, Lyndia J. Shafer


'80s Ladies - K.T. Oslin


I'll Still Be Loving You - Mary Ann Kennedy, Pat Bunch, Pam Rose


Telling Me Lies - Linda Thompson, Betsy Cook


Grammy Awards for 1988

presented February 22, 1989.


Best Mexican-American Performance


Linda Ronstadt - Canciones de Mi Padre


Los Bukis - Si Me Recuerdas


Los Freddy's - Vida Nueva


Flaco Jimenez - Flaco's Amigos


Jose Javier Solis - No Me Olvidaras


Los Tigres del Norte - Idolos del Pueblo


Pio Trevino & Majic - Quiero Verte Otra Vez


Los Yonics - Petalo y Espinas


Grammy Awards for 1989

presented February 22, 1990.


Best Pop Female Vocalist


Paula Abdul - Straight Up


Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Loose You


Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings


Bonnie Raitt - Nick of Time


Linda Ronstadt - Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind (album)


Pop Vocal Group


The B-52s - Love Shack


Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy


Mike and the Mechanics - The Living Years


Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - Don't Know Much


Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now


Best Engineered Recording


George Massenburg - Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind (Linda Ronstadt)


Bill Bottrell - Like a Prayer (Madonna)


Mike Campbell, Don Smith, Bill Botrell - Full Moon Fever (Tom Petty)


Neil Dorfsman - Flowers in the Dirt (Paul McCartney)


Josiah Gluck - Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown (Patti Austin, Dave Brubeck, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour)


Don Murray, Ed Rak - Migration (Dave Grusin)


Producer of the Year


Peter Asher


Emilio Estefan Jr., Jorge Casas, Clay Ostwald


Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson


L.A. Reid, Babyface




Tears for Fears, David Bascombe


Grammy Awards for 1990

presented February 20, 1991.


Pop Vocal Group


The B-52s - Roam


Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You


Bruce Hornsby and the Range - Across the River


The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody


Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville - All My Life


Grammy Awards for 1992

presented February 24, 1993.


Best Tropical Latin Album


Frenesi - Linda Ronstadt


Soy Dichoso - Ray Barretto


Amor y Control - Ruben Blades


Tributo a Ismael Rivera - Celia Cruz


Gracias - El Gran Combo


Best Mexican-American Album


Mas Canciones - Linda Ronstadt


Un Nuevo Comienzo - Los Diablos


Con Sentimiento y Sabor - Los Tigres del Norte


Unsung Highways - Emilio Navaira


I Love My Freedom, I Love My Texas - Mingo Saldivary y Sus Tremendos Cuatro Espadas


Grammy Awards for 1996

presented February 26, 1997.


Best Musical Album for Children


Dedicated to the One I Love - Linda Ronstadt


John McCutcheon's Four Seasons: Wintersongs - John McCutcheon


Around the World and Back Again - Tom Chapin


Blanket Full of Dreams - Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer


Love Songs and Lullabyes for Daddy's Little Dreamer - various artists


Grammy Awards for 1999

presented February 22, 2000.


Best Country Album


Ride with Bob - Asleep at the Wheel


Fly - Dixie Chicks


Trio II - Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton


Cold Hard Truth - George Jones


Forget About It - Alison Krauss


Best Country Collaboration


Alabama featuring *N Sync - God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You


Asleep at the Wheel featuring Manhattan Transfer and Willie Nelson - Going Away Party


Asleep at the Wheel featuring Dixie Chicks - Roly Poly


Clint Black with Lisa Hartman Black - When I Said I Do


Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton - After the Gold Rush


Best Contemporary Folk Album


Cajunization - Beausoleil


Fellow Workers - Ani DiFranco, Utah Phillips


In Spite of Ourselves - John Prine


Western Wall - The Tucson Sessions - Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris


Mule Variations - Tom Waits


Grammy Awards for 2002

presented February 23, 2003.


Best Traditional Folk Album


Fiddlers 4 - Fiddlers 4 (Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston)


Postcards - Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer


Blue Country Heart - Jorma Kaukonen


High Lonesome Cowboy - Peter Rowan, Don Edwards


Evangeline Made - A Tribute to Cajun Music - various artists (Ronstadt / Fogerty/ Lowe)


Legacy - Doc Watson, David Holt


Grammy Awards for 2006

presented February 11, 2007.


Best Traditional Folk Album


I Stand Alone - Ramblin' Jack Elliott


Gonna Let it Shine - Odetta


Adieu False Heart - Linda Ronstadt and Ann Savoy


We Shall Overcome: the Seeger Sessions - Bruce Springsteen


A Distant Land to Roam - Ralph Stanley


Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical


Adieu False Heart - Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy
Gary Paczoca, Engineer


At War With The Mystics - The Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips & Dave Fridmann, Engineers


Like Red On A Rose- Alan Jackson
Brandon Bell, Terry Christian & Gary Paczosa, Engineers


The Phat Pack - Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Marcelo Pennell, Dean Sharenow & Tommy Vicari, Engineers


Suitcase - Keb Mo
Rik Pekkonen & John Porter, Engineers


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