Los Angeles, CA (February 13, 2017)—The Recording Academy announced the winners of its 59th Annual Grammy Awards, including production, engineering, mixing, remixing and mastering acknowledgements, on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
This year, the top nominees were Beyoncé, with nine; Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West, each with eight; and Chance The Rapper with seven.
Adele was the big winner, taking home Grammys for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for 25, and Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Hello.”
Greg Kurstin, the producer of 25 and an engineer/mixer on the project, also shared the Song of the Year honor as Adele’s co-writer on “Hello.” He additionally won in the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical category.
David Bowie was recognized with five Grammys for his final album, Blackstar, in the categories Alternative Music Album, Rock Song, Rock Performance, Engineered Album, Non-Classical and Recording Package.
Record of the Year
Greg Kurstin, producer; Julian Burg, Tom Elmhirst, Greg Kurstin, Liam Nolan & Alex Pasco, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Randy Merrill, mastering engineers
Track from: 25
Album of the Year
Danger Mouse, Samuel Dixon, Paul Epworth, Greg Kurstin, Max Martin, Ariel Rechtshaid, Shellback, The Smeezingtons & Ryan Tedder, producers; Julian Burg, Austen Jux Chandler, Cameron Craig, Samuel Dixon, Tom Elmhirst, Declan Gaffney, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Jan Holzner, Michael Ilbert, Chris Kasych, Greg Kurstin, Charles Moniz, Liam Nolan, Alex Pasco, Mike Piersante, Ariel Rechtshaid, Rich Rich, Dave Schiffman & Matt Wiggins, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Randy Merrill, mastering engineers
Best Dance Recording
“Don’t Let Me Down”
The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
The Chainsmokers, producers; Jordan Young, mixer
Track from: Collage
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
David Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen & Tony Visconti, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer (David Bowie)
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Best Remixed Recording
“Tearing Me Up (RAC Remix)”
André Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses)
Best Surround Sound Album
Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement
Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, surround mix engineers; Dmitriy Lipay, surround mastering engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, surround producer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony)
Best Engineered Album, Classical
Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles
Mark Donahue & Fred Vogler, engineers (James Conlon, Guanqun Yu, Joshua Guerrero, Patricia Racette, Christopher Maltman, Lucy Schaufer, Lucas Meachem, LA Opera Chorus & Orchestra)
Producer of the Year, Classical
The Recording Academy presented the 59th Grammy Awards live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network.
The Recording Academy