New York, New York, February 24, 2003 — Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company, earned an impressive number of GRAMMY® Awards across a broad range of categories at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.

The 2003 Grammy winners from Universal Music Group’s family of labels were:

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal

Hey Baby

No Doubt

Track from: Rock Steady

[Interscope Records]

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

Auld Lang Syne

B.B. King

Track from: A Christmas Celebration Of Hope

[MCA Records]

Best Female Rock Vocal Performance

Steve McQueen

Sheryl Crow

Track from: C’mon, C’mon

[A&M Records]

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

He Think I Don’t Know

Mary J. Blige

Track from: No More Drama

[MCA Records]

Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal

Love’s In Need Of Love Today

Stevie Wonder & Take Six

Track from: America – A Tribute To Heroes (Various Artists)

[Universal/Sony/BMG/EMI/Warner Bros. Records]

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

What’s Going On

Chaka Khan & The Funk Brothers

Track from: Standing In The Shadows Of Motown (Various Artists)

[Hip-O Records]

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

Little Things


Track from: Voyage To India

[Motown Records]

Best R&B Song

Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)

Erkyah Badu, Madukwu Chinwah, Rashid Lonnie Lynn, Robert Ozuna, James Poyser, Raphael Saadiq & Glen Standridge, songwriters

(Erykah Badu featuring Common)

Track from: Brown Sugar – Soundtracks (Various Artists)

[MCA Records/Magic Johnson Music/UMG Soundtracks/Fox Music]

Best R&B Album

Voyage To India


[Motown Records]

Best Contemporary R&B Album



[Murder Inc.]

Best Male Rap Solo Performance

Hot In Herre


Track from: Nellyville

[Universal Records]

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration


Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland

[Universal Records]

Best Rap Album

The Eminem Show


[Aftermath/Interscope Records]

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

Give My Love To Rose

Johnny Cash

Track From: American IV: The Man Comes Around

[American Recordings/Lost Highway Records]

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

Mendocino County Line

Willie Nelson with Lee Ann Womack

Track From: The Great Divide (Willie Nelson)

[Lost Highway Records]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Live In Paris

Diana Krall

[Verve Records]

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

My Ship

Herbie Hancock, soloist

Track from: Directions In Music (Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove)

[Verve Records]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

Directions In Music

Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove

[Verve Records]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

What Goes Around

Dave Holland Big Band


Best Merengue Album


Grupo Mania

[Universal Music Latino]

Best Traditional Blues Album

A Christmas Celebration of Hope

B.B. King

[MCA Records]

Best Musical Album For Children

Monsters, Inc. – Scream Factory Favorites

Riders In The Sky

[Walt Disney Records]

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

Various Artists

[Hip-O Records]

Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

If I Didn’t Have You

Randy Newman, songwriter (Randy Newman)

Track from: Monsters, Inc.

[Walt Disney Records; Publishers: Walt Disney Music Co., Pixar Animation Studios]

Best Instrumental Composition

Six Feet Under Title Theme

Thomas Newman, composer (Thomas Newman)

Track from: Six Feet Under – Music From The HBO Original Series (Various Artists)

[Universal Records; Publisher: L-T Music Pub.]

Best Instrumental Arrangement

Six Feet Under Title Theme

Thomas Newman, arranger (Thomas Newman)

Track from: Six Feet Under – Music From the HBO Original Series (Various Artists)

[Universal Records]

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

Hella Good (Roger Sanchez Remix Main)

Roger Sanchez, remixer (No Doubt)

Track from: Rock Steady

[Interscope Records]

Best Chamber Music Performance

Beethoven: String Quartets (“Razmuovsky”)

OP. 59, 1-3; “Harp” Op. 74

Takács Quartet

[Decca Records]

Best Classical Vocal Performance

Bel Canto

Renée Fleming, soprano (Patrick Summers, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Orchestra of St. Luke’s)

[Decca Records]

Best Classical Crossover Album

Prévin Conducts Korngold (Sea Hawk; Captain Blood, etc)

Andre Prévin, conductor (London Symphony Orchestra)

[Deutsche Grammophon]

Best Short Form Music Video

Without Me


Joseph Kahn, video director; Greg Tharp, video producer

[Aftermath/Interscope Records]

About Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group is the world’s leading music company with wholly-owned record operations or licensees in 63 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry’s largest global music publishing operations.

Universal Music Group consists of record labels Decca Record Company, Deutsche Grammophon, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, MCA Nashville, MCA Records, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Philips, Polydor, Universal Music Latino, Universal Records, and Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Strategic Marketing & Commercial Affairs (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes eLabs, a new media and technologies division.

Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi Universal, a global media and communications company.