Article 1985-02-26 Los Angeles, CA


Tina Turner won three Grammys tonight, including record of the year, and her hit ''What's Love Got to Do With It'' picked up another as song of the year.

Lionel Richie's ''Can't Slow Down'' was named album of the year and Cyndi Lauper, the Brooklyn-born, orange-haired pop star, was chosen best new artist during the 1985 Grammy Awards telecast.

Prince also won three Grammys - with his band The Revolution for their album ''Purple Rain'' as best rock performance by a group and best original movie score - and as writer of ''I Feel For You.''

Miss Turner was also named best pop female vocalist for ''What's Love Got To Do with It'' and best rock female vocalist for ''Better Be Good To Me.'' But she lost in the rhythm and blues category to Chaka Kahn, who sang ''I Feel For You.''

''I've been waiting for this opportunity for such a long time,'' Miss Turner said in accepting the pop award.

''Let me say to you, 'God bless you,' and to my fans, 'I love you','' said Mr. Richie, who also shared producer of the year honors for the album that featured the hit singles ''Hello'' and ''All Night Long.'

Springsteen Wins First

Bruce Springsteen was named best rock male vocalist for ''Dancing in the Dark.'' It was his first Grammy award.

Phil Collins won best pop male vocalist for ''Against All Odds,'' and Billy Ocean won the rhythm and blues category for ''Caribbean Queen.''

All but 13 of the 67 Grammys - chosen by 6,000 members of the recording academy to honor achievement in all music fields - were given during ceremonies before the CBS telecast.

Miss Lauper won the first Grammy presented during the telecast, best new artist.

''I want to thank everybody,'' she said. ''There were a lot of people who did it with me. I'm so glad you could all drop by.''

Other double winners included trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, with honors in both the jazz and classical categories; the Pointer Sisters, as pop performers for ''Jump'' and arrangers of ''Automatic'', and gospel singer Shirley Caesar, as a soloist and in duet with Al Green.

Michael Jackson Does Not Attend

Michael Jackson, who last year got a record 12 nominations and won eight of them, won just one Grammy in two tries this year, for the video ''Making Michael Jackson's Thriller.'' He did not attend the show.

John Williams won the 15th Grammy of his career as composer of the instrumental ''Olympic Fanfare and Theme,'' tying with Randy Newman for ''The Natural.''

In the night's second deadlock, David Foster of the group Chicago shared producer of the year honors with Mr. Richie and James Anthony Carmichael for ''Can't Slow Down.''

There were two posthumous winners - songwriter Steve Goodman for ''City of New Orleans,'' sung by Willie Nelson, as best country song; and Count Basie for his orchestra's ''88 Basie Street,'' as best jazz instrumental big band recording.

''Sunday in the Park With George'' was named best cast show album. The soundtrack of ''Amadeus'' was chosen best classical album, and the soundtrack of the movie ''Carmen'' was named best opera recording.

Country music winners included Emmylou Harris, Merle Haggard, the Judds and Ricky Skaggs.

Also winning jazz Grammys were Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Joe Williams and the Pat Metheny Group.

Other winners included David Bowie for short form video; the group Yes for rock instrumental performance; Ben Kingsley for ''The Words of Gandhi''; Ray Parker Jr. for ''Ghostbusters'' theme; Donna Summer for the inspirational ''Forgive Me,'' and Placido Domingo for best Latin pop performance.

Via United Press International.
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