David Bowie, Bob Dylan, and the Beatles scored Grammy’s last night (February 12th) during The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held in Los Angeles.
David Bowie’s Blackstar snagged four awards —
Best Rock Performance
Best Alternative Music Album
Best Recording Package — which went to art director Jonathan Barnbrook.
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical — which was handed out to Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen and Tony Visconti, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer.
Bob Dylan’s latest studio box, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol.12 (Collector’s Edition), took home the prize for Best Historical Album — which was awarded to Steve Berkowitz and Jeff Rosen, compilation producers and Mark Wilder, mastering engineer.
“The Fab Four” won the Grammy for Best Music Film — The Beatles: Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr spoke about what sets Eight Days A Week apart from the other Beatles docs: “(Paul McCartney): “There’s new footage that fans sent in, so that’s very exciting. (Ringo Starr): And remixed sound. (Paul McCartney): Remixed sound that Giles Martin did — and that’s incredible, ’cause in the cinema, we’re actually going to be able to hear ourselves for the first time. We couldn’t hear ourselves when we were live (laughter), ’cause of so much screaming going on — but now he’s got it under control.”
Photo Courtesy of Rhino