Eric Clapton – guitar / vocals
01. Tears In Heaven
At the 35th Annual Grammy Awards, Eric was nominated for 9 awards, although 2 of his nominations were in the same category (Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture or Television – “Tears In Heaven” and “It’s Probably Me”). Eric took home 6 Grammy Awards. They were:
Record Of The Year for “Tears In Heaven” – Awarded to Eric Clapton and Russ Titelman, producer
Album Of The Year for Unplugged – Awarded to Eric Clapton and Russ Titelman, producer
Song Of The Year for “Tears In Heaven” – Awarded to Eric Clapton and Will Jennings, composers.
Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for Unplugged – Awarded to Eric Clapton
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “Tears In Heaven” – Awarded to Eric Clapton
Best Rock Song for “Layla” – Awarded to Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, composers
The awards was broadcast live in the United States on CBS-TV.
To attend, Eric moved one of his Albert Hall performances to the end of his annual run at the venue. He then travelled to LA after the show on 23 February and returned to London to pick up on his solo performances on 26 February.
Grammy’s Greatest Moments Volume 2 (Atlantic Records) - CD