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1993

Album of the Year – Sting Ten Summoner’s Tales 

Jazz Album of the Year – Joshua Redman Wish 

Best Retro Pop Album : Jamiroquai, Emergency on Planet Earth
Best Obscure Pop Album (again) : Jellyfish, Spilt Milk
Best Solo Jazz Guitar Album : Martin Taylor, Artistry
Most Unnecessary Piano Trio Jazz Album : Lyle Mays, Fictionary
Best Rock Album : Spin Doctors, Pocketful of Kryptonite
Best Ambient African Chant Disco New Age Reggae Pot-pourri : Deep Forest
Best Guitar Hero Musical Scratchpad Extracts : Jeff Beck, Frankie’s House
Best Female Pop Album : Janet Jackson, Janet
Best Proof That Marijuana Fries the Brain : John Martyn, No Little Boy
Best Box Set : Bill Evans, Complete Riverside Recordings
Most Defiantly Idiosynratic Female Performer : Rickie Lee Jones, Traffic From Paradise
Best Piano album : Bruce Hornsby, Harbour Lights (Bruce also wins Worst Haircut Award) 
Best Metheny album : The Road To You
Best Frenetic Complicated Fusion Guitar album : Scott Henderson, Face First
Best Tribute Album : Jimi Hendrix, Stone Free
Best Zappa Tribute Album : Zappa’s Universe
Best Best Set : Prince, The Hits
Best Comeback Album (but surely he can do better) : Donald Fagen, Kamakiriad
Worst Comeback Album : Steve Miller, Wide River
Best Zappa Album : The Yellow Shark
Best Self-Tribute Album : Miles Davis, Live at Montreux
Worst Critically Acclaimed Album : James, Laid
Best World/Western Music Hybrid Effort Since Passion : Dudley & Coleman, Songs from the Immortal City
Best Doo-Wop/Payola Version of Sgt Peppers’ Lonely Hearts Club Band : Big Daddy, Sgt Peppers
Best New Band Name : Jamiroquai
Best Classical/Pop Hybrid Effort : Elvis Costello, Juliet Letters
Best Re-fried Led Zep (But Why Did They Bother) : Coverdale/Page
Best Blues Album : Taj Mahal, Dancing The Blues 
Best Bootleg : Joe Satriani, Europe ’93
Best Live Nostalgia Album : James Taylor
Single of the Year : Sting, If I Should Lose My Faith
Most Unintentionally Accurate Music Critic Comment : Time Magazine, “On guitar Zappa was no Eric Clapton”

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