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Recording Academy Announces Grammy Noms

Los Angeles, CA (December 4, 2008)--The Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 51st annual Grammy Awards last night. The 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be held on Feb. 8, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The program will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
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Los Angeles, CA (December 4, 2008)--The Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 51st annual Grammy Awards last night. The 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be held on Feb. 8, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The program will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Recordings released between October 1, 2007 and September 30, 2008 are eligible for the 51st Grammy Awards. Following are the nominees in the production and engineering categories.

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Consolers Of The Lonely (the Raconteurs)
Joe Chiccarelli, Vance Powell & Jack White III, engineers

Just A Little Lovin' (Shelby Lynne)
Al Schmitt, engineer

Lay It Down (Al Green)
Jimmy Douglass, Russell "The Dragon" Elevado and John Smeltz, engineers

Still Unforgettable (Natalie Cole)
Al Schmitt, engineer

We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (Jason Mraz)
Dyre Gormsen and Tony Maserati, engineers

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Danger Mouse, for Attack & Release (The Black Keys); Modern Guilt (Beck); The Odd Couple (Gnarls Barkley)

Nigel Godrich, for In Rainbows (Radiohead)

Johnny Karkazis (Johnny K), for Big Bad World (Plain White T's); The Illusion Of Progress (Staind); Light From Above (Black Tide); 3 Doors Down (3 Doors Down)

Rick Rubin, for Death Magnetic (Metallica); Home Before Dark (Neil Diamond); Mercy (Dancing For The Death Of An Imaginary Enemy) (Ours); Seeing Things (Jakob Dylan); Weezer (Red Album) (Weezer)

will.i.am, for "American Boy" (Estelle Featuring Kanye West); Encanto (Sergio Mendes); "Funky Bahia" (Sergio Mendes Featuring will.i.am & Siedah Garrett); "In The Ayer" (Flo Rida Featuring will.i.am); "Pick It Up" (Fergie); "Picture Perfect" (Chris Brown Featuring will.i.am); "What's Your Name" (Usher Featuring will.i.am)

Best Surround Sound Album

Divertimenti (Øyvind Gimse & Trondheim Solistene); Morten Lindberg and Hans Peter L'Orange, surround mix engineers; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer

Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition; Night On Bald Mountain; Prelude To Khovanshchina (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra); Michael Bishop, surround mix engineer; Michael Bishop, surround mastering engineer; Robert Woods, surround producer

Rheinberger: Sacred Choral Works (Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Bach Choir & Kansas City Chorale); John Newton, surround mix engineer; Jonathan Cooper and Mark Donahue, surround mastering engineers; Blanton Alspaugh, surround producer

Ringo 5.1 The Surround Sound Collection (Ringo Starr); Bruce Sugar, surround mix engineer; Chris Bellman, surround mastering engineer; Bill Crowley, Ringo Starr and Bruce Sugar, surround producers

Sensurround + B-Sides (Cornelius); Toru Takayama, surround mix engineer; Ryuichi Tanaka and Yu Yamaguchi, surround mastering engineers; Keigo Oyamada, surround producer

Best Engineered Album, Classical

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic); Fred Vogler, engineer

Divertimenti (Øyvind Gimse & TrondheimSolistene); Morten Lindberg and Hans Peter L'Orange, engineers

Puccini: La Bohème (Robert Spano & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus); Michael Bishop, engineer

Respighi: Church Windows, Brazilian Impressions, Rossiniana (JoAnn Falletta & Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra); John Newton, engineer

Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert, Silk Road Ensemble, Wu Man, Yo-Yo Ma & Chicago Symphony Orchestra); David Frost, Tom Lazarus & Christopher Willis, engineers

Producer Of The Year, Classical

David Frost, for Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic); Right Through The Bone - Julius Röntgen Chamber Music (ARC Ensemble); Schubert: Sonata In D Maj.; Liszt: Don Juan Fantasy (Min Kwon); Traditions And Transformations: Sounds Of Silk Road Chicago (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Alan Gilbert, Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble, Wu Man & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

David Groves, for Baroque (Gabriela Montero); Beethoven: Piano Sonatas (Jonathan Biss); Polish Spirit (Nigel Kennedy & Jacek Kaspszyk); Respighi: Roman Trilogy, Il Tramonto (Antonio Pappano); Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Martha Argerich)

Judith Sherman, for Carter, Elliott: String Quartets Nos. 1 And 5 (Pacifica Quartet); Piano Music Of Salonen, Stucky And Lutoslawski (Gloria Cheng); Reich: Daniel Variations (Grant Gershon, Alan Pierson, Los Angeles Master Chorale & London Sinfonietta); Riley, Terry: The Cusp Of Magic (Kronos Quartet & Wu Man); String Poetic (Jennifer Koh & Reiko Uchida)

Robert Woods, for Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition, Night On Bald Mountain, Prelude To Khovanshchina (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra); Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, Lieutenant Kijé Suite (Paavo Järvi & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra); Puccini: La Bohème (Robert Spano & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus); Ravel: Boléro (Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra); Revolutionary (Cameron Carpenter)

Robina G. Young, for Beethoven: String Quartets Op. 18, Nos 1-6 (Tokyo String Quartet); Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' (Andrew Manze & Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra); Birds On Fire (Fretwork); Heavenly Harmonies (Stile Antico); Scattered Rhymes (Paul Hillier, Orlando Consort & The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

"Closer (StoneBridge Radio Edit)" StoneBridge, remixer (Ne-Yo)

"Electric Feel (Justice Remix)" Justice, remixers (MGMT)

"4 Minutes (Junkie XL Remix)" Junkie XL, remixer (Madonna Featuring Justin Timberlake)

"Just Fine (Moto Blanco Remix)" Moto Blanco, remixers (Mary J. Blige)

"The Longest Road (Deadmau5 Remix)" Deadmau5, remixer (Morgan Page Featuring Lissie)

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