Nominated Artists
Alanis Morissette Albert Schweitzer Alvin Lee/Ten Years After Andre Rieu Andrea Bocelli Andres Segovia Arlo Guthrie Art Tatum Arturo Toscanini Astor Piazzolla Barbra Streisand Barry Harris Beastie Boys Beethoven Benny Goodman Bette Midler Bill Freisell Bill Haley and The Comets Billy Joel Blackfire Bo Diddley Bob Dylan Bob Geldof Bob Marley Bon Jovi Brian Wilson Bruce Cockburn Bruce Springsteen Buddy Guy Buddy Holly Cat Stevens Celia Cruz Charlie "Bird" Parker Charlie Daniels Band Charlie Parker Chick Corea Chico Buarque Chris Botti Chuck Berry Chuck D Daniel Barenboim Danny Kaye Dave Brubeck Dave Matthews Band David Bowie David Byrne David Foster Dizzy Gillespie Donna Summer Doris Day Duke Ellington E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Elton John Elvis Presley Eric Clapton Erik Satie Eugene Pottier (Lyrics), Pierre Degeyter (Music) Fleetwood Mac Frank Sinatra Frank Zappa Gaetano Donizetti George Balanchine George Gershwin George Harrison Glenn Miller Orchestra Grateful Dead Gustav Mahler Gustavo Dudamel Hank Williams Harry Chapin Harry Leahy Holly Near Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull Igor Stravinsky Irving Berlin Isaac Stern Israel Cachao Lopez Jack Johnson Jackson Browne Jacques Brel James Brown Jean Ferrat Jill Scott Jimi Hendrix Joan Baez Johann Sebastian Bach John Cage John Coltrane John Cougar Mellencamp John Denver John Lennon John Ondrasik/ Five for Fighting Johnnie Ray Joni Mitchell Josh Groban Juanes Judy Garland KRS-One Keith Jarrett Keith Richards King David Koko Taylor Kurt Cobain Laura Nyro Leadbelly Led Zeppelin Lena Horne Leonard Bernstein Leonard Cohen Les Paul Little Richard Los Lobos Louis Armstrong Luciano Pavarotti Madonna Mana Marc Shaiman Maria Callas Marian Anderson Marvin Gaye Mercedes Sosa Merle Haggard Metallica Michael Franti & Spearhead Michael Jackson Miles Davis Miriam Makeba Mozart Muddy Waters N.W.A. Naomi Shemer Neil Young Niccolo Paganini Odetta Ozomatli Pablo Casals Papo Pepin Pat Metheny Patty and Mildred J. Hill Paul McCartney Paul Robeson Paul Simon Paul Whistler and the Wheels Paul Winter Pearl Jam Pete Seeger Peter Gabriel Peter, Paul & Mary Phil Ochs Pink Floyd Pottier & de Geyter Prince Public Enemy Queen Quincy Jones RAY DAVIES/THE KINKS Rage Against the Machine Ravi Shankar Reverend Charles Tindley Richard Wagner Robert Johnson Rogers & Hammerstein Ry Cooder Sammy Davis, Jr. Sex Pistols Simon and Garfunkel Sly and the Family Stone Smokey Robinson Stephen Sondheim Stevie Wonder Sting System of a Down The Beatles The Clash The Glenn Miller Orchestra The Jam The Ojays The Ramones The Rolling Stones The Undertones The Yardbirds Tito Puente Todd Rundgren Tom Price Tori Amos U2/Bono Van Cliburn Van Morrison Velvet Underground Victor Jara Wanda Jackson William Chiu and Nicole Zivkovic Willie Nelson Woody Guthrie Wynton Marsalis Y-Love Yanni Yehudi Mehnuin Yo-Yo Ma willi.a.m
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