For a short three-year period from our founding 1996 through 1998, the OFTA was comprised of three branches: film, television, and music. For those three years, we handed out awards in various music categories. Although that branch was replaced, here are the nominees and winners for those years.

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1st Annual (1996) | 2nd Annual (1997) | 3rd Annual (1998)

1st Annual, 1996

By Category


Artist of the Year
Alanis Morissette
Bush
Celine Dion
Whitney Houston
Smashing Pumpkins

Album of the Year
Evita – Madonna, Antonio Banderas and Others
Falling Into You – Celine Dion
Razorblade Suitcase – Bush
Sheryl Crow – Sheryl Crow
Waiting to Exhale – Various Artists

Song of the Year
“Change the World” – Eric Clapton
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” – Celine Dion
“Missing You” – Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan
“Swallowed” – Bush
“Un-Break My Heart” – Toni Braxton

Female Solo Artist
Bjork
Toni Braxton
Celine Dion
Whitney Houston
Alanis Morissette

Female Solo Album
Boys for Pele – Tori Amos
Falling Into You – Celine Dion
Pieces of You – Jewel
Secrets – Toni Braxton
Sheryl Crow – Sheryl Crow

Female Solo Song
“Ironic” – Alanis Morissette
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” – Celine Dion
“It’s Oh So Quiet” – Bjork
“Un-Break My Heart” – Toni Braxton
“Who Will Save Your Soul” – Jewel

Male Solo Artist
Babyface
Beck
Coolio
George Michael
Robert Miles

Male Solo Album
The Day – Babyface
The Doggfather – Snoop Doggy Dogg
Dreamland – Robert Miles
Love Songs – Elton John
Older – George Michael

Male Solo Song
“Betcha By Golly Wow!” – AFKAPrince
“Change the World” – Eric Clapton
“Jesus to a Child” – George Michael
“Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)” – John Mellencamp
“Where It’s At” – Beck

Duo or Group
En Vogue
Everything but the Girl
The Fugees
No Doubt
Smashing Pumpkins

Duo or Group Album
Garbage – Garbage
Razorblade Suitcase – Bush
The Score – Fugees
Sweet Dreams – La Bouche
Tragic Kingdom – No Doubt

Duo or Group Song
“1979” – Smashing Pumpkins
“Don’t Let Go (Love)” – En Vogue
“Don’t Speak” – No Doubt
“Killing Me Softly” – The Fugees
“Missing” – Everything but the Girl

Song from a Motion Picture
“Another Suitcase in Another Hall” – Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Chorus – Evita
“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” – Madonna – Evita
“Don’t Let Go (Love)” – En Vogue – Set It Off
“Goodbye and Thank You” – Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Chours – Evita
“You Must Love Me” – Madonna – Evita

Soundtrack
Evita
First Wives Club
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Mars Attacks!
William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet


By Artist / Album / Song

Nominees

By Artist
Tori Amos
Female Solo Album: Boys for Pele
Artist Formerly Known as Prince
Male Solo Song: “Betcha By Golly Wow!”
Babyface
Male Solo Artist
Male Solo Album: The Day
Antonio Banderas
Album of the Year: Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” – Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “Goodnight and Thank You” – Evita
Beck
Male Solo Artist
Male Solo Song: “Where It’s At”
Bjork
Female Solo Artist
Female Solo Song: “It’s Oh So Quiet”
Brandy
Song of the Year: “Missing You”
Toni Braxton
Song of the Year: “Un-Break My Heart”
Female Solo Artist
Female Solo Song: “Un-Break My Heart”
Bush
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Razorblade Suitcase
Song of the Year: “Swallowed”
Duo or Group Album: Razorblade Suitcase
Eric Clapton
Song of the Year: “Change the World”
Male Solo Song: “Change the World”
Coolio
Male Solo Artist
Sheryl Crow
Album of the Year: Sheryl Crow
Female Solo Album: Sheryl Crow
Celine Dion
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Falling Into You
Song of the Year: “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”
Female Solo Artist
Female Solo Album: Falling Into You
Female Solo Song: “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”
En Vogue
Duo or Group
Duo or Group Song: “Don’t Let Go (Love)”
Song from a Motion Picture: “Don’t Let Go (Love)” – Set It Off
Everything But the Girl
Duo or Group
Duo or Group Song: “Missing”
The Fugees
Duo or Group
Duo or Group Album: The Score
Duo or Group Song: “Killing Me Softly”
Garbage
Duo or Group Album: Garbage
Whitney Houston
Artist of the Year
Female Solo Artist
Jewel
Female Solo Album: Pieces of You
Female Solo Song: “Who Will Save Your Soul”
Elton John
Male Solo Album: Love Songs
Chaka Khan
Song of the Year: “Missing You”
Gladys Knight
Song of the Year: “Missing You”
La Bouche
Duo or Group Album: Sweet Dreams
Madonna
Album of the Year: Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” – Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” – Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “Goodnight and Thank You” – Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “You Must Love Me” – Evita
John Mellencamp
Male Solo Song: “Key West Intermezzo”
George Michael
Male Solo Artist
Male Solo Album: Older
Male Solo Song: “Jesus to a Child”
Robert Miles
Male Solo Artist
Male Solo Album: Dreamland
Alanis Morissette
Artist of the Year
Female Solo Artist
Female Solo Song: “Ironic”
No Doubt
Duo or Group
Duo or Group Album: Tragic Kingdmo
Duo or Group Song: “Don’t Speak”
Smashing Pumpkins
Artist of the Year
Duo or Group
Duo or Group Song: “1979”
Snoop Doggy Dogg
Male Solo Album: The Doggfather
Tamia
Song of the Year: “Missing You”

By Album
Boys for Pele
Female Solo Album: Tori Amos
The Day
Male Solo Album: Babyface
The Doggfather
Male Solo Album: Snoop Doggy Dogg
Dreamland
Male Solo Album: Robert Miles
Evita
Album of the Year: Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Others
Song from a Motion Picture: “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” – Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Others
Song from a Motion Picture: “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” – Madonna
Song from a Motion Picture: “Goodnight and Thank You” – Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Others
Song from a Motion Picture: “You Must Love” – Madonna
Soundtrack
Falling Into You
Album of the Year: Celine Dion
Female Solo Album: Celine Dion
First Wives Club
Soundtrack
Garbage
Duo or Group Album: Garbage
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Soundtrack
Love Songs
Male Solo Album: Elton John
Mars Attacks!
Soundtrack
Older
Male Solo Album: George Michael
Pieces of You
Female Solo Album: Jewel
Razorblade Suitcase
Album of the Year: Bush
Duo or Group Album: Bush
The Score
Duo or Group Album: The Fugees
Secrets
Female Solo Ablum: Toni Braxton
Set It Off
Song from a Motion Picture: “Don’t Let Go (Love)” – En Vogue
Sheryl Crow
Album of the Year: Sheryl Crow
Female Solo Album: Sheryl Crow
Sweet Dreams
Duo or Group Album: La Bouche
Tragic Kingdom
Duo or Group Album: No Doubt
Waiting to Exhale
Album of the Year
William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet
Soundtrack

By Song
“Another Suitcase in Another Hall”
Song from a Motion Picture: Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Others – Evita
“1979”
Duo or Group Song: Smashing Pumpkins
“Betcha By Golla Wow!”
Male Solo Song: Artist Formerly Known as Prince
“Change the World”
Song of the Year: Eric Clapton
Male Solo Song: Eric Clapton
“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”
Song from a Motion Picture: Madonna – Evita
“Don’t Let Go (Love)”
Duo or Group Song: En Vogue
Song from a Motion Picture: En Vogue – Set It Off
“Don’t Speak”
Duo or Group Song: No Doubt
“Goodnight and Thank You”
Song from a Motion Picture – Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Others – Evita
“Ironic”
Female Solo Song: Alanis Morissette
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”
Song of the Year: Celine Dion
Female Solo Song: Celine Dion
“It’s Oh So Quiet”
Female Solo Song: Bjork
“Jesus to a Child”
Male Solo Song: George Michael
“Key West Intermezzo”
Male Solo Song: John Mellencamp
“Killing Me Softly”
Duo or Group Song: The Fugees
“Missing”
Duo or Group Song: Everything But the Girl
“Missing You”
Song of the Year: Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knigh, Chaka Khan
“Swallowed”
Duo or Group Song: Bush
“Un-Break My Heart”
Song of the Year: Toni Braxton
Female Solo Song: Toni Braxton
“Where It’s At”
Male Solo Song: Beck
“Who Will Save You Soul”
Female Solo Song: Jewel
“You Must Love Me”
Song from a Motion Picture: Madonna – Evita

Winners

By Artist
Babyface
Male Solo Artist
Antonio Banderas
Album of the Year: Evita
Eric Clapton
Male Solo Song: “Change the World”
Celine Dion
Artist of the Year
Song of the Year: “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”
Female Solo Artist
Female Solo Album: Falling Into You
Female Solo Song: “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”: Tie
Elton John
Male Solo Album: Love Songs
Madonna
Album of the Year: Evita
Song from a Motion Picture: “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” – Evita
Alanis Morissette
Female Solo Song: “Ironic”: Tie
No Doubt
Duo or Group
Duo or Group Album: Tragic Kingdmo
Duo or Group Song: “Don’t Speak”

By Album
Evita
Album of the Year: Madonna, Antonio Banderas & Others
Song from a Motion Picture: “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” – Madonna
Soundtrack
Falling Into You
Female Solo Album: Celine Dion
Love Songs
Male Solo Album: Elton John
Tragic Kingdom
Duo or Group Album: No Doubt

By Song
“Change the World”
Male Solo Song: Eric Clapton
“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”
Song from a Motion Picture: Madonna – Evita
“Don’t Speak”
Duo or Group Song: No Doubt
“Ironic”
Female Solo Song: Alanis Morissette: Tie
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”
Song of the Year: Celine Dion
Female Solo Song: Celine Dion: Tie


Tallies


Nominees
6
Celine Dion
Evita
5
Madonna
4
Bush
3
Antonio Banderas
Toni Braxton
En Vogue
The Fugees
George Michael
Alanis Morissette
No Doubt
Smashing Pumpkins
2
Babyface
Beck
Bjork
“Change the World”
Eric Clapton
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
“Don’t Let Go (Love)”
Everything but the Girl
Falling Into You
Whitney Houston
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”
Jewel
Robert Miles
Razorblade Suitcase
Un-Break My Heart

Winner Tallies
5
Celine Dion
3
Evita
No Doubt
2
Madonna
“It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”


2nd Annual, 1997

By Category


Artist of the Year
Fiona Apple
Celine Dion
Janet
Jewel
Sarah McLachlan

Album of the Year
Let’s Talk About Love – Celine Dion
OK Computer – Radiohead
Surfacing – Sarah McLachlan
Titanic – Soundtrack
The Velvet Rope – Janet

Song of the Year
“My Heart Will Go On” – Celine Dion
“Tell Him” – Celine Dion & Barbra Streisand
“Together Again” – Janet
“Tubthumping” – Chumbawamba
“Your Woman” – White Town

New Artist
Fiona Apple
Chumbawamba
Paula Cole
Spice Girls
White Town

Song from a Motion Picture
“Foolish Games” – Jewel – Batman & Robin
“How Do I Live” – LeAnn Rimes/Trisha Yearwood – Con Air
“Lucia Di Lammermoor/The Diva Dance” – Inva Mulla Tchako – The Fifth Element
“Men in Black” – Will Smith – Men in Black
“My Heart Will Go On” – Celin Dion – Titanic

Soundtrack
Anastasia
Boogie Nights
The Fifth Element
My Best Friend’s Wedding
Titanic

Pop Artist
Fiona Apple
Celine Dion
Janet
Sarah McLachlan
Spice Girls

Pop Album
Let’s Talk About Love – Celine Dion
Spice – Spice Girls
SpiceWorld – Spice Girls
This Fire – Paula Cole
Titanic – Soundtrack

Pop Song
“Building a Mystery” – Sarah McLachlan
“Candle in the Wind 1997” – Elton John
“Foolish Games” – Jewel
“My Heart Will Go On” – Celine Dion
“Tell Him” – Celine Dion & Barbra Streisand

R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Erykah Badu
Chumbawamba
En Vogue
Jamiroquai
Janet

R&B/Dance/Rap Album
Aquarium – Aqua
Baduizm – Erykah Badu
Boogie Nights – Soundtrack
The Velvet Rope – Janet
Women in Technology – White Town

R&B/Dance/Rap Song
“Barbie Girl” – Aqua
“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” – Madonna
“Got ‘Til It’s Gone” – Janet
“I Don’t Want To” – Toni Braxton
“Together Again” – Janet

Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Aerosmith
Bob Dylan
Fleetwood Mac
Soundgarden
U2

Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album
Bridges to Babylon – Rolling Stones
Elegantly Wasted – INXS
Nine Lives – Aerosmith
Pop – U2
Time Out of Mind – Bob Dylan

Alternative Artist
Fiona Apple
Chumbawamba
Radiohead
Wallflowers
White Town

Alternative Album
The Fifth Element – Soundtrack
Homogeneic – Bjork
OK Computer – Radiohead
Tidal – Fiona Apple
Tubthumping – Chumbawamba

Alternative Song
“Criminal” – Fiona Apple
“Electric Barbarella” – Duran Duran
“I Do” – Lisa Loeb
“Tubthumping” – Chumbawamba
“Your Woman” – White Town

Country Artist
Patty Loveless
Martina McBride
Reba McEntire
Collin Roye
Trisha Yearwood

Country Album
Carrying Your Love With Me – George Strait
Collection of Hits (Songbook) – Trisha Yearwood
Evolution – Martina McBride
Lila – Lila McCann
Long Stretch of Lonesome – Patty Loveless


By Artist / Album / Song

Nominees

By Artist
Aerosmith
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Nine Lives
Anastasia
Soundtrack
Fiona Apple
Artist of the Year
New Artist
Pop Artist
Alternative Artist
Alternative Album: Tidal
Alternative Song: “Criminal”
Aqua
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Aquarium
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: “Barbie Girl”
Erykah Badu
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Baduizm
Bjork
Alternative Album: Homogeneic
Boogie Nights
Soundtrack
R&B/Dance/Rap Album
Toni Braxton
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: “I Don’t Want To”
Chumbawamba
Song of the Year: “Tubthumping”
New Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Alternative Artist
Alternative Album: Tubthumper
Alternative Song: Tubthumping
Paula Cole
New Artist
Pop Album: This Fire
Celine Dion
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Let’s Talk About Love
Song of the Year: “My Heart Will Go On”
Song of the Year: “Tell Him (w/Barbra Streisand)”
Song from a Motion Picture: “My Heart Will Go On” – Titanic
Pop Artist
Pop Album: Let’s Talk About Love
Pop Song: “My Heart Will Go On”
Pop Song: “Tell Him (w/Barbra Streisand)”
Duran Duran
Alternative Song: “Electric Barbarella”
Bob Dylan
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Time Out of Mind
En Vogue
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
The Fifth Element
Soundtrack
Alternative Album
Fleetwood Mac
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
INXS
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Elegantly Wasted
Jamiroquai
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Janet
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: The Velvet Rope
Song of the Year: “Together Again”
Pop Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: The Velvet Rope
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: “Got ‘Til It’s Gone”
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: “Together Again”
Jewel
Artist of the Year
Song from a Motion Picture: “Foolish Games” – Batman & Robin
Pop Song: “Foolish Games”
Elton John
Pop Song: “Candle in the Wind 1997”
Lisa Loeb
Alternative Song: “I Do”
Patty Loveless
Country Artist
Country Album: Long Stretch of Lonesome
Madonna
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”
Martina McBride
Country Artist
Country Album: Evolution
Lila McCann
Country Album: Lila
Reba McEntire
Country Artist
Sarah McLachlan
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Surfacing
Pop Artist
Pop Song: “Building a Mystery”
My Best Friend’s Wedding
Soundtrack
Radiohead
Album of the Year: OK Computer
Alternative Artist
Alternative Album of the Year: OK Computer
Collin Raye
Country Artist
LeAnn Rimes
Song from a Motion Picture: “How Do I Live (Co-Trisha Yearwood)” – Con Air
Rolling Stones
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Bridges to Babylon
Will Smith
Song from a Motion Picture: “Men in Black” – Men in Black
Soundgarden
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Spice Girls
New Artist
Pop Artist
Pop Album: Spice
Pop Album: SpiceWorld
George Strait
Country Album: Carrying Your Love With Me
Barbra Streisand
Song of the Year: “Tell Him (w/Celine Dion)”
Pop Song: “Tell Him (w/Celine Dion)”
Inva Mulla Tchako
Song from a Motion Picture: “Lucia Di Lammermoor/The Diva Dance” – The Fifth Element
Titanic
Album of the Year
Soundtrack
Pop Album
U2
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Pop
Wallflowers
Alternative Artist
White Town
Song of the Year: “Your Woman”
New Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Women in Technology
Alternative Artist
Alternative Song: “Your Woman”
Trisha Yearwood
Song from a Motion Picture: “How Do I Live (Co-LeAnne Rimes)” – Con Air
Country Artist
Country Album: Collection of Hits (Songbook)

By Album
Anastasia
Soundtrack
Aquarium
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Aqua
Baduizm
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Erykah Badu
Boogie Nights
Soundtrack
R&B/Dance/Rap Album
Bridges to Babylon
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album
Carrying Your Love With Me
Country Album: George Strait
Collection of Hits (Songbook)
Country Album: Trisha Yearwood
Elegantly Wasted
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock: INXS
Evolution
Country Album: Martina McBride
The Fifth Element
Soundtrack
Alternative Album
Homogeneic
Alternative Album: Bjork
Let’s Talk About Love
Album of the Year: Celine Dion
Pop Album: Celine Dion
Lila
Country Album: Lila McCann
Long Stretch of Lonesome
Country Album: Patty Loveless
My Best Friend’s Wedding
Soundtrack
Nine Lives
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Aerosmith
OK Computer
Album of the Year: Radiohead
Alternative Album: Radiohead
Pop
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: U2
Spice
Pop Album: Spice Girls
SpiceWorld
Pop Album: Spice Girls
Surfacing
Album of the Year: Sarah McLachlan
This Fire
Pop Album: Paula Cole
Tidal
Alternative Album: Fiona Apple
Time Out of Mind
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Bob Dylan
Titanic
Album of the Year
Soundtrack
Pop Album
Tubthumper
Alternative Album: Chumbawamba
The Velvet Rope
Album of the Year: Janet
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Janet
Women in Technology
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: White Town

By Song
“Barbie Girl”
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: Aqua
“Building a Mystery”
Pop Song: Sarah McLachlan
“Candle in the Wind 1997”
Pop Song: Elton John
“Criminal”
Alternative Song: Fiona Apple
“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: Madonna
“Electric Barbarella”
Alternative Song: Duran Duran
“Foolish Games”
Song from a Motion Picture: Jewel – Batman & Robin
Pop Song: Jewel
“Got ‘Til It’s Gone”
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: Janet
“How Do I Live”
Song from a Motion Picture: LeAnn Rimes/Trisha Yearwood – Con Air
“I Do”
Alternative Song: Lisa Loeb
“I Don’t Want To”
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: Toni Braxton
“Lucia Di Lammermoor/The Diva Dance”
Song from a Motion Picture: Inva Mulla Tchako – The Fifth Element
“Men in Black”
Song from a Motion Picture: Will Smith – Men in Black
“My Heart Will Go On”
Song of the Year: Celine Dion
Song from a Motion Picture: Celine Dion – Titanic
Pop Song: Celine Dion
“Tell Him”
Song of the Year: Celine Dion & Barbra Streisand
Pop Song: Celine Dion & Barbra Streisand
“Together Again”
Song of the Year: Janet
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: Janet
“Tubthumping”
Song of the Year: Chumbawamba
Alternative Song: Chumbawamba
“Your Woman”
Song of the Year: White Town
Alternative Song: White Town

Winners

By Artist
Fiona Apple
New Artist
Alternative Artist
Alternative Song: “Criminal”
Celine Dion
Artist of the Year
Song from a Motion Picture: “My Heart Will Go On” – Titanic
Pop Album: Let’s Talk About Love
Pop Song: “Tell Him (w/Barbra Streisand)”
Bob Dylan
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Time Out of Mind
Janet
Song of the Year: “Together Again”
Pop Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: The Velvet Rope
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: “Together Again”
Radiohead
Album of the Year: OK Computer
Barbra Streisand
Pop Song: “Tell Him (w/Celine Dion)”
U2
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Trisha Yearwood
Country Artist
Country Album: Collection of Hits (Songbook)

By Album
Collection of Hits (Songbook)
Country Album: Trisha Yearwood
The Fifth Element
Alternative Album
Let’s Talk About Love
Pop Album: Celine Dion
OK Computer
Album of the Year: Radiohead
Time Out of Mind
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Bob Dylan
Titanic
Soundtrack
The Velvet Rope
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Janet

By Song
“Criminal”
Alternative Song: Fiona Apple
“My Heart Will Go On”
Song from a Motion Picture: Celine Dion – Titanic
“Tell Him”
Pop Song: Celine Dion & Barbra Streisand
“Together Again”
Song of the Year: Janet
R&B/Dance/Rap Song: Janet


Tallies


Nominees
9
Celine Dion
8
Janet
6
Fiona Apple
Chumbawamba
5
White Town
4
Sarah McLachlan
Spice Girls
3
Jewel
“My Heart Will Go On”
Radiohead
Titanic
Trisha Yearwood
2
Aerosmith
Aqua
Erykah Badu
Boogie Nights
Paula Cole
Bob Dylan
The Fifth Element
“Foolish Games”
Let’s Talk About Love
Patty Loveless
Martina McBride
OK Computer
Barbra Streisand
“Tell Him”
“Together Again”
“Tubthumping”
U2
The Velvet Rope
“Your Woman”

Winner Tallies
5
Janet
4
Celine Dion
3
Fiona Apple
2
Trisha Yearwood
“Together Again”


3rd Annual, 1998

By Category


Artist of the Year
Barenaked Ladies
Beastie Boys
Madonna
Sarah McLachlan
Alanis Morissette

Album of the Year
Back to Titanic – Soundtrack
Before These Crowded Streets – Dave Matthews Band
Hello Nasty – Beastie Boys
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill – Lauryn Hill
Ray of Light – Madonna

Song of the Year
“Adia” – Sarah McLachlan
“Frozen” – Madonna
“The Mummers’ Dance” – Loreena McKennitt
“Thank U” – Alanis Morissette
“You’re Still the One” – Shania Twain

New Artist
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Destiny’s Child
Eve 6
Natalie Imbruglia
Jennifer Paige

Song from a Motion Picture
“Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” – Pras Michel with Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya from Bulworth
“I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” – Aerosmith from Armageddon
“Iris” – Goo Goo Dolls from City of Angels
“Reflection” – Christina Aguilera from Mulan
“Uninvited” – Alanis Morissette from City of Angels

Soundtrack
Armageddon — The Album
Back to Titanic
Bulworth – The Soundtrack
City of Angels
Mulan

Video of the Year
“Bitter Sweet Symphony” – The Verve
“Doo Wop (That Thing)” – Lauryn Hill
“Frozen” – Madonna
“Intergalactic” – Beastie Boys
“Ray of Light” – Madonna

Pop Artist
Sheryl Crow
Celine Dion
Madonna
Loreena McKennitt
Natalie Merchant

Pop Album
Back to Titanic – Soundtrack
Left of the Middle – Natalie Imbruglia
Mulan – Soundtrack
Ophelia – Natalie Merchant
Ray of Light – Madonna

Pop Song
“Crush” – Jennifer Paige
“Frozen” – Madonna
“Kind & Generous” – Natalie Merchant
“The Mummers’ Dance” – Loreena McKennitt
“Torn” – Natalie Imbruglia

R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Aretha Franklin
Lauryn Hill
Janet
Wyclef Jean
Busta Rhymes

R&B/Dance/Rap Album
The Boy Is Mine – Monica
The Dirty Boogie – The Brian Setzer Orchestra
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill – Lauryn Hill
Order in the Court – Queen Latifah
A Rose Is Still a Rose – Aretha Franklin

R&B Song
“The Boy Is Mine” – Brandy & Monica
“The First Night” – Monica
“I Get Lonely” – Janet with Blackstreet
“No, No, No” – Destiny’s Child
“A Rose Is Still a Rose” – Aretha Franklin

Dance Song
“Cruel Summer” – Ace of Base
“Debbie” – The B-52’s
“Go Deep” – Janet
“Ray of Light” – Madonna
“Stop” – Spice Girls

Rap Song
“Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” – Will Smith
“Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” – Pras Michel with Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya
“Gone Till November” – Wyclef Jean
“He Got Game” – Public Enemy
“Just the Two of Us” – Will Smith

Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Aerosmith
Metallica
Liz Phair
Bonnie Raitt
The Wallflowers

Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album
BBC Sessions – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
5 – Lenny Kravitz
Fundamental – Bonnie Raitt
ReLoad – Metallica
Whitechocolatespaceegg – Liz Phair

Alternative Artist
Barenaked Ladies
Hole
Sarah McLachlan
Alanis Morissette
The Verve

Alternative Album
All the Pain that Money Can Buy – Fastball
From the Choirgirl Hotel – Tori Amos
Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music – Various Artists
Stunt – Barenaked Ladies
Version 2.0 – Garbage

Alternative Song
“Adia” – Sarah McLachlan
“Bitter Sweet Symphony” – The Verve
“Celebrity Skin” – Hole
“Thank U” – Alanis Morissette
“The Way” – Fastball

Country Artist
Garth Brooks
Faith Hill
Vonda Shepard
Shania Twain
Trisha Yearwood

Country Album
Faith – Faith Hill
Hope Floats – Soundtrack
If You See Him – Reba McEntire
Tammy Wynette Remembered – Various Artists
Where Your Road Leads – Trisha Yearwood

Country Song
“From This Moment On” – Shania Twain with Bryan White
“If You See Him / If You See Her” – Reba McEntire / Brooks & Dunn
“This Kiss” – Faith Hill
“To Make You Feel My Love” – Garth Brooks
“You’re Still the One” – Shania Twain


By Artist / Album / Song

Nominees

By Artist
Ace of Base
Dance Song: “Cruel Summer”
Christina Aguilera
Song from a Motion Picture: “Reflection” from Mulan
Aerosmith
Song from a Motion Picture: “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” from Armageddon
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Tori Amos
Alternative Album: From the Choirgirl Hotel
The B-52’s
Dance Song: “Debbie”
Barenaked Ladies
Artist of the Year
Alternative Artist
Alternative Album: Stunt
Beastie Boys
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Hello Nasty
Video of the Year: “Intergalactic”
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
New Artist
Blackstreet
R&B Song: “I Get Lonely” (Lead: Janet Jackson)
Brandy
R&B Song: “The Boy Is Mine” (With: Monica)
The Brian Setzer Orchestra
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: The Dirty Boogie
Garth Brooks
Country Artist
Country Song: “To Make You Feel My Love”
Brooks & Dunn
Country Song: “If You See Him/If You See Her” (With: Reba McEntire)
Sheryl Crow
Pop Artist
Destiny’s Child
New Artist
R&B Song: “No, No, No”
Celine Dion
Pop Artist
Eve 6
New Artist
Fastball
Alternative Album: All the Pain Money Can Buy
Alternative Song: “The Way”
Aretha Franklin
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: A Rose Is Still a Rose
R&B Song: “A Rose Is Still a Rose”
Garbage
Alternative Album: Version 2.0
Goo Goo Dolls
Song from a Motion Picture: “Iris” from City of Angels
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: BBC Sessions
Faith Hill
Country Artist
Country Album: Faith
Country Song: “This Kiss”
Lauryn Hill
Album of the Year: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Video of the Year: “Doo Wop (That Thing)”
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Hole
Alternative Artist
Alternative Song: “Celebrity Skin”
Natalie Imbruglia
New Artist
Pop Album: Left of the Middle
Pop Song: “Torn”
Janet
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
R&B Song: “I Get Lonely” (Back: Blackstreet)
Dance Song: “Go Deep”
Wyclef Jean
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Rap Song: “Gone Till November”
Lenny Kravitz
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: 5
Queen Latifah
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Order in the Court
Madonna
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Ray of Light
Song of the Year: “Frozen”
Video of the Year: “Frozen”
Video of the Year: “Ray of Light”
Pop Artist
Pop Album: “Ray of Light”
Pop Song: “Frozen”
Dance Song: “Ray of Light”
Dave Matthews Band
Album of the Year: “Before These Crowded Streets”
Reba McEntire
Country Album: If You See Him
Country Song: “If You See Him/If You See Her” (With: Brooks & Dunn)
Loreena McKennitt
Song of the Year: “The Mummers’ Dance”
Pop Artist
Pop Song: “The Mummers’ Dance
Sarah McLachlan
Artist of the Year
Song of the Year: “Adia”
Alternative Artist
Alternative Song: “Adia”
Natalie Merchant
Pop Artist
Pop Album: Ophelia
Pop Song: “Kind & Generous”
Metallica
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: ReLoad
Monica
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: The Boy Is Mine
R&B Song: “The Boy Is Mine” (With: Brandy)
R&B Song: “The First Night”
Alanis Morissette
Artist of the Year
Song of the Year: “Thank U”
Song from a Motion Picture: “Uninvited” from City of Angels
Alternative Artist
Alternative Song: “Thank U”
Mya
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” from Bulworth (Lead: Pras Michel; With: Ol’ Dirty Bastard)
Rap Song: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” (Lead: Pras Michel; With: Ol’ Dirty Bastard)
Ol’ Dirty Bastard
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” from Bulworth (Lead: Pras Michel; With: Mya)
Rap Song: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” (Lead: Pras Michel; With: Mya)
Jennifer Paige
New Artist
Pop Song: “Crush”
Liz Phair
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Whitechocolatespaceegg
Pras Michel
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” from Bulworth (With: Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya)
Rap Song: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” (With: Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya)
Public Enemy
Rap Song: “He Got Game”
Bonnie Raitt
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Fundamental
Busta Rhymes
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Vonda Shepard
Country Artist
Will Smith
Rap Song: “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It”
Rap Song: “Just the Two of Us”
Spice Girls
Dance Song: “Stop”
Shania Twain
Song of the Year: “You’re Still the One”
Country Artist
Country Song: “From This Moment On” (With: Bryan White)
Country Song: “You’re Still the One”
The Verve
Video of the Year: “Bitter Sweet Symphony”
Alternative Artist
Alternative Song: “Bitter Sweet Symphony
Wallflowers
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist
Bryan White
Country Song: “From This Moment On” (Lead: Shania Twain)
Trisha Yearwood
Country Artist
Country Album: Where Your Road Leads

By Album
All the Pain Money Can Buy
Alternative Album: Fastball
Armageddon — The Album
Soundtrack
Song from a Motion Picture: “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” (Aerosmith)
Back to Titanic
Album of the Year: Soundtrack
Soundtrack
Pop Album: Soundtrack
BBC Sessions
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Before These Crowded Streets
Album of the Year: Dave Matthews Band
The Boy Is Mine
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Monica
Bulworth – The Soundtrack
Soundtrack
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” (Pras Michel with Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya)
City of Angels
Soundtrack
Song from a Motion Picture: “Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls)
Song from a Motion Picture: “Uninvited” (Alanis Morissette)
The Dirty Boogie
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Faith
Country Album: Faith Hill
5
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Lenny Kravitz
From the Choirgirl Hotel
Alternative Album: Toria Amos
Fundamental
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Bonnie Raitt
Hello Nasty
Album of the Year: Beastie Boys
Hope Floats
Country Album: Soundtrack
If You See Him
Country Album: Reba McEntire
Left of the Middle
Pop Album: Natalie Imbruglia
Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music
Alternative Album: Various Artists
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Album of the Year: Lauryn Hill
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Lauryn Hill
Mulan
Soundtrack
Song from a Motion Picture: “Reflection” (Christina Aguilera)
Pop Album: Soundtrack
Ophelia
Pop Album: Natalie Merchant
Order in the Court
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Queen Latifah
Ray of Light
Album of the Year: Madonna
Pop Album: Madonna
ReLoad
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Metallica
A Rose Is Still a Rose
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Aretha Franklin
Stunt
Alternative Album: Barenaked Ladies
Tammy Wynette Remembered
Country Album: Various Artists
Version 2.0
Alternative Album: Garbage
Where Your Road Leads
Country Album: Trisha Yearwood
Whitechocolatespaceegg
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Liz Phair

By Song
“Adia”
Song of the Year: Sarah McLachlan
Alternative Song: Sarah McLachlan
“Bitter Sweet Symphony”
Video of the Year: The Verve
Alternative Song: The Verve
“The Boy Is Mine”
R&B Song: Brandy & Monica
“Celebrity Skin”
Alternative Song: Hole
“Cruel Summer”
Dance Song: Ace of Base
“Crush”
Pop Song: Jennifer Paige
“Debbie”
Dance Song: The B-52’s
“Doo Wop (That Thing)”
Video of the Year: Lauryn Hill
“The First Night”
R&B Song: Monica
“From This Moment On”
Country Song: Shania Twain with Bryan White
“Frozen”
Song of the Year: Madonna
Video of the Year: Madonna
Pop Song: Madonna
“Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It”
Rap Song: Will Smith
“Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)”
Song from a Motion Picture: Pras Michel with Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya from Bulworth
Rap Song: Pras Michel with Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya
“Go Deep”
Dance Song: Janet
“Gone Till November”
Rap Song: Wyclef Jean
“He Got Game”
Rap Song: Public Enemy
“I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing”
Song from a Motion Picture: Aerosmith from Armageddon
“I Get Lonely”
R&B Song: Janet
“If You See Him/If You See Her”
Country Song: Reba McEntire/Brooks & Dunn
“Intergalactic”
Video of the Year: Beastie Boys
“Iris”
Song from a Motion Picture: Goo Goo Dolls from City of Angels
“Just the Two of Us”
Rap Song: Will Smith
“Kind & Generous”
Pop Song: Natalie Merchant
“The Mummers’ Dance”
Song of the Year: Loreena McKennitt
Pop Song: Loreena McKennitt
“No, No, No”
R&B Song: Destiny’s Child
“Ray of Light”
Video of the Year: Madonna
Dance Song: Madonna
“Reflection”
Song from a Motion Picture: Christina Aguilera from Mulan
“A Rose Is Still a Rose”
R&B Song: Aretha Franklin
“Stop”
Dance Song: Spice Girls
“Thank U”
Song of the Year: Alanis Morissette
Alternative Song: Alanis Morissette
“This Kiss”
Country Song: Faith Hill
“To Make You Feel My Love”
Country Song: Garth Brooks
“Torn”
Pop Song: Natalie Imbruglia
“Uninvited”
Song from a Motion Picture: Alanis Morissette from City of Angels
“The Way”
Alternative Song: Fastball
“You’re Still the One”
Song of the Year: Shania Twain
Country Song: Shania Twain

Winners

By Artist
Aerosmith
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist: TIE
Barenaked Ladies
Alternative Artist
Alternative Album: TIE: Stunt
Brandy
R&B Song: “The Boy Is Mine” (With: Monica)
Aretha Franklin
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: A Rose Is Still a Rose
Garbage
Alternative Album: TIE: Version 2.0
Lauryn Hill
R&B/Dance/Rap Artist
Natalie Imbruglia
New Artist
Wyclef Jean
Rap Song: “Gone Till November”
Madonna
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year: Ray of Light
Video of the Year: “Frozen”
Pop Artist
Pop Album: “Ray of Light”
Dance Song: “Ray of Light”
Loreena McKennitt
Pop Song: “The Mummers’ Dance”
Sarah McLachlan
Song of the Year: “Adia”
Alternative Song: “Adia”
Monica
R&B Song: “The Boy Is Mine” (With: Brandy)
Mya
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” from Bulworth (Lead: Pras Michel; With: Ol’ Dirty Bastard)
Ol’ Dirty Bastard
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” from Bulworth (Lead: Pras Michel; With: Mya)
Liz Phair
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist: TIE
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Whitechocolatespaceegg
Pras Michel
Song from a Motion Picture: “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)” from Bulworth (With: Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya)
Shania Twain
Country Artist
Country Song: “You’re Still the One”
Trisha Yearwood
Country Album: Where Your Road Leads

By Album
City of Angels
Soundtrack
Song from a Motion Picture: “Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls)
Song from a Motion Picture: “Uninvited” (Alanis Morissette)
Ray of Light
Album of the Year: Madonna
Pop Album: Madonna
A Rose Is Still a Rose
R&B/Dance/Rap Album: Aretha Franklin
Stunt
Alternative Album: Barenaked Ladies: TIE
Version 2.0
Alternative Album: Garbage: TIE
Where Your Road Leads
Country Album: Trisha Yearwood
Whitechocolatespaceegg
Rock/Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album: Liz Phair

By Song
“Adia”
Song of the Year: Sarah McLachlan
Alternative Song: Sarah McLachlan
“The Boy Is Mine”
R&B Song: Brandy & Monica
“Frozen”
Video of the Year: Madonna
“Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)”
Song from a Motion Picture: Pras Michel with Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya from Bulworth
“Gone Till November”
Rap Song: Wyclef Jean
“The Mummers’ Dance”
Pop Song: Loreena McKennitt
“Ray of Light”
Dance Song: Madonna
“You’re Still the One”
Country Song: Shania Twain


Tallies


Nominees
9
Madonna
5
Alanis Morissette
4
Lauryn Hill
Sarah McLachlan
Shania Twain
3
Back to Titanic
Barenaked Ladies
Beastie Boys
City of Angels
Aretha Franklin
“Frozen”
Faith Hill
Natalie Imbruglia
Janet
Loreena McKennitt
Natalie Merchant
Monica
The Verve
2
“Adia”
Aerosmith
Armageddon — The Album
“Bitter Sweet Symphony”
Garth Brooks
Bulworth – The Soundtrack
Destiny’s Child
Fastball
“Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)”
Hole
Wyclef Jean
Reba McEntire
Metallica
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Mulan
“The Mummers’ Dance”
Mya
Ol’ Dirty Bastard
Jennifer Paige
Liz Phair
Pras Michel
Bonnie Raitt
Ray of Light
“Ray of Light”
Will Smith
“Thank You”
Trisha Yearwood
“You’re Still the One”

Winner Tallies
6
Madonna
2
“Adia”
Barenaked Ladies
Sarah McLachlan
Liz Phair
Ray of Light
Shania Twain