Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical


Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. The award had several minor name changes:

*In 1959 the award was known as Best Engineered Record - Non-Classical
*In 1960 it was awarded as Best Engineering Contribution - Other Than Classical or Novelty
*From 1961 to 1962 it was awarded as Best Engineering Contribution - Popular Recording
*In 1963 it was awarded as Best Engineering Contribution - Other Than Novelty and Other Than Classical
*In 1964 it was awarded as Best Engineered Recording - Other Than Classical
*From 1965 to 1991 it returned to the title Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical
*Since 1992 it has been awarded as Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

This award is presented alongside the Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Classical. From 1960 to 1965 a further award was presented for Best Engineered Recording - Special or Novel Effects.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

2000s

*Grammy Awards of 2007
** The Flaming Lips and Dave Fridmann (engineer) for "At War with the Mystics" performed by The Flaming Lips.
*Grammy Awards of 2006
** Alan Douglas & Mick Guzauski (engineer) for "Back Home" performed by Eric Clapton
*Grammy Awards of 2005
**Robert Fernandez, John Harris, Terry Howard, Pete Karam, Joel Moss, Seth Presant, Al Schmitt & Ed Thacker (engineers) for "Genius Loves Company" performed by Ray Charles & various artists
*Grammy Awards of 2004
**Nigel Godrich & Darrell Thorp (engineers) for "Hail to the Thief" performed by Radiohead
*Grammy Awards of 2003
**S. Husky Höskulds & Jay Newland (engineers) for "Come Away with Me" performed by Norah Jones
*Grammy Awards of 2002
**Al Schmitt (engineer) for "The Look of Love" performed by Diana Krall
*Grammy Awards of 2001
**Dave Russell, Elliot Scheiner, Phil Burnett & Roger Nichols (engineers) for "Two Against Nature" performed by Steely Dan
*Grammy Awards of 2000
**Al Schmitt (engineer) for "When I Look in Your Eyes" performed by Diana Krall

1990s

*Grammy Awards of 1999
**Andy Wallace, Tchad Blake & Trina Shoemaker (engineers) for "The Globe Sessions" performed by Sheryl Crow
*Grammy Awards of 1998
**Frank Filipetti (engineer) for "Hourglass" performed by James Taylor
*Grammy Awards of 1997
**Al Schmitt, Bruce Swedien, Francis Buckley & Tommy Vicari for "Q's Jook Joint" performed by Quincy Jones
*Grammy Awards of 1996
**David Bianco, Jim Scott, Richard Dodd & Stephen McLaughlin (engineers) for "Wildflowers" performed by Tom Petty
*Grammy Awards of 1995
**Ed Cherney (engineer) for "Longing in Their Hearts" performed by Bonnie Raitt
*Grammy Awards of 1994
**Hugh Padgham (engineer) for "Ten Summoner's Tales" performed by Sting
*Grammy Awards of 1993
**Bruce Swedien & Teddy Riley (engineers) for "Dangerous" performed by Michael Jackson
*Grammy Awards of 1992
**Al Schmitt, Armin Steiner, David Reitzas & Woody Woodruff (engineers) for "Unforgettable... with Love" performed by Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
*Grammy Awards of 1991
**Bruce Swedien (engineer) for "Back on the Block" performed by Quincy Jones
*Grammy Awards of 1990
**George Massenburg (engineer) for "Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind" performed by Linda Ronstadt

1980s

*Grammy Awards of 1989
**Tom Lord-Alge (engineer) for "Roll With It" performed by Steve Winwood
*Grammy Awards of 1988
**Bruce Swedien & Humberto Gatica (engineers) for "Bad" performed by Michael Jackson
*Grammy Awards of 1987
**Jason Corsaro , Mike Nicholson & Tom Lord-Alge (engineers) for "Back in the High Life" performed by Steve Winwood
*Grammy Awards of 1986
**Neil Dorfsman (engineer) for "Brothers in Arms" performed by Dire Straits
*Grammy Awards of 1985
**Humberto Gatica (engineer) for "17" performed by Chicago
*Grammy Awards of 1984
**Bruce Swedien (engineer) for "Thriller" performed by Michael Jackson
*Grammy Awards of 1983
**Al Schmitt, David Leonard, Greg Ladanyi & Tom Knox (engineers) for "Toto IV" performed by Toto
*Grammy Awards of 1982
**Bill Schnee, Elliot Scheiner, Jerry Garszva & Roger Nichols (engineers) for "Gaucho" performed by Steely Dan
*Grammy Awards of 1981
**James Guthrie (engineer) for "The Wall" performed by Pink Floyd
*Grammy Awards of 1980
**Peter Henderson (engineer) for "Breakfast in America" performed by Supertramp

1970s

*Grammy Awards of 1979
**Al Schmitt & Roger Nichols (engineers) for "FM (No Static At All)" performed by Steely Dan
*Grammy Awards of 1978
**Al Schmitt, Bill Schnee, Elliot Scheiner & Roger Nichols (engineers) for "Aja" performed by Steely Dan
*Grammy Awards of 1977
**Al Schmitt (engineer) for "Breezin' " performed by George Benson
*Grammy Awards of 1976
**Brooks Arthur, Larry Alexander & Russ Payne (engineers) for "Between the Lines" performed by Janis Ian
*Grammy Awards of 1975
**Geoff Emerick (engineer) for "Band on the Run" performed by Paul McCartney & Wings
*Grammy Awards of 1974
**Malcolm Cecil & Robert Margouleff (engineers) for "Innervisions" performed by Stevie Wonder
*Grammy Awards of 1973
**Armin Steiner (engineer) for "Moods" performed by Neil Diamond
*Grammy Awards of 1972
**Henry Bush, Ron Capone & Dave Purple (engineers) for "Theme From "Shaft" performed by Isaac Hayes
*Grammy Awards of 1971
**Roy Halee (engineer) for "Bridge Over Troubled Water" performed by Simon and Garfunkel
*Grammy Awards of 1970
**Geoff Emerick & Phil McDonald (engineers) for "Abbey Road" performed by The Beatles

1960s

*Grammy Awards of 1969
**Hugh Davies & Joe Polito (engineers) for "Wichita Lineman" performed by Glen Campbell
*Grammy Awards of 1968
**Geoff Emerick (engineer) for "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" performed by The Beatles
*Grammy Awards of 1967
**Eddie Brackett & Lee Herschberg (engineers) for "Strangers in the Night" performed by Frank Sinatra
*Grammy Awards of 1966
**Larry Levine (engineer) for "A Taste of Honey" performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
*Grammy Awards of 1965
**Phil Ramone (engineer) for "Getz/Gilberto" performed by Stan Getz & João Gilberto
*Grammy Awards of 1964
**James Malloy (engineer) for "Charade Soundtrack" performed by Henry Mancini
*Grammy Awards of 1963
**Al Schmitt (engineer) for "Hatari! Soundtrack" performed by Henry Mancini
*Grammy Awards of 1962
**Robert Arnold (engineer) for "Judy at Carnegie Hall" performed by Judy Garland
*Grammy Awards of 1961
**Luis P. Valentin (engineer) for "Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook" performed by Ella Fitzgerald
*Grammy Awards of 1960
**Robert Simpson (engineer) for "Belafonte at Carnegie Hall" performed by Harry Belafonte

1950s

*Grammy Awards of 1959
**Ted Keep (engineer) for "The Chipmunk Song" performed by David Seville


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