Today in Bruce Springsteen History
The 27th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1985 at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, and were broadcast live on American television. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1984.
Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male
Bruce Springsteen for “Dancing in the Dark”
1985: Bruce wins the Grammy for Best Rock Vocal Performance (Male) for “Dancing in the Dark.” (He is also nominated for Record of the Year (for “Dancing in the Dark” and Album of the Year (for Born in the U.S.A.) but loses to Tina Turner’s “What’s Love Got to Do With It” and Lionel Richie’s Can’t Slow Down respectively.) Bruce attends the ceremony with his mother and future-first-wife Julianne Phillips. The camera catches Bruce and Juli several times during the show.