The Grammy Awards are annually awarded for outstanding achievements in the music industry. The Grammys are awarded to a long list of categories, each category isolates a particular genre of music. The general field usually consists of four standard awards for musical works which are not restricted by genre or any other category. The categories under the general field are:
- Record of the Year - Recipients includes the production team along with the performer of a single song.
- Album of the Year - Recipients includes the production team along with the performer of a full album.
- Song of the Year - Awarded to the writer(s)/composer(s) of a single song.
- Best New Artist is awarded to an artist without reference to a song or album.