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Album of the Year
1959 Henry Mancini for The Music from Peter Gunn
1960 Frank Sinatra for Come Dance with Me!
1961 Bob Newhart for The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
1962 Judy Garland for Judy at Carnegie Hall
1963 Vaughn Meader for The First Family
1964 Barbra Streisand for The Barbra Streisand Album
1965 João Gilberto & Stan Getz for Getz/Gilberto
1966 Frank Sinatra for September of My Years
1967 Frank Sinatra for A Man and His Music
1968 The Beatles for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1969 Glen Campbell for By The Time I Get To Phoenix
1970 Blood, Sweat & Tears for Blood, Sweat & Tears
1971 Art Garfunkel & Paul Simon Bridge over Troubled Water
1972 Carole King for Tapestry
1973 Phil Spector (producer), George Harrison (producer & artist), Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, Ravi Shankar, Ringo Starr & Klaus Voormann for The Concert for Bangla Desh
1974 Stevie Wonder (producer & artist) for Innervisions
1975 Stevie Wonder (producer & artist) for Fulfillingness' First Finale
1976 Phil Ramone (producer) & Paul Simon (producer & artist) for Still Crazy After All These Years
1977 Stevie Wonder (producer & artist) for Songs in the Key of Life
1978 Ken Caillat, Richard Dashut (producers) & Fleetwood Mac (producers and artist) for Rumours
1979 Broadway Eddie, Richard Finch, Albhy Galuten, K.G. Productions, Ron Kersey, Arif Mardin, Bobby Martin, Bill Oakes, Freddie Perren, Karl Richardson, William Salter, Thomas J. Valentino (producers), Bee Gees, Ralph MacDonald, David Shire (producers and artists), Don Renaldo (conductor), Yvonne Elliman, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Kool & the Gang, Walter Murphy, Tavares & Trammps for Saturday Night Fever
1980 Phil Ramone (producer) & Billy Joel for 52nd Street
1981 Michael Omartian (producer) & Christopher Cross for Christopher Cross
1982 Jack Douglas (producer), John Lennon & Yoko Ono (producers and artists) for Double Fantasy
1983 Toto (producer & artist) for Toto IV
1984 Quincy Jones (producer) & Michael Jackson (producer & artist) for Thriller
1985 James Anthony Carmichael (producer) & Lionel Richie (producer & artist) for Can't Slow Down
1986 Hugh Padgham (producer) & Phil Collins (producer & artist) for No Jacket Required
1987 Paul Simon (producer & artist) for Graceland
1988 Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois (producers) & U2 for The Joshua Tree
1989 George Michael (producer & artist) for Faith
1990 Don Was (producer) & Bonnie Raitt for Nick of Time
1991 Quincy Jones (producer & artist) for Back on the Block
1992 David Foster (producer) for Unforgettable... with Love performed by Natalie Cole
1993 Russ Titelman (producer) & Eric Clapton for Unplugged
1994 Whitney Houston & Babyface, BeBe Winans, David Cole, David Foster, L.A. Reid, Narada Michael Walden, Robert Clivilles, Clive Davis (producers) for The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album
1995 David Kahne (producer) & Tony Bennett for MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett
1996 Glen Ballard (producer) & Alanis Morissette for Jagged Little Pill
1997 Roy Bittan, Jeff Bova, David Foster, Humberto Gatica, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Rick Hahn, Dan Hill, John Jones, Aldo Nova, Rick Nowels, Steven Rinkoff, Billy Steinberg, Jim Steinman, Ric Wake (producers) & Celine Dion for Falling Into You
1998 Daniel Lanois (producer) & Bob Dylan for Time Out of Mind
1999 Tony Prendatt & Warren Riker (engineers/mixers), Lauryn Hill (producer) for The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
2000 Clive Davis, Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis, Dust Brothers, Alex Gonzales, Charles Goodan, Stephen M. Harris, Lauryn Hill, Art Hodge, Wyclef Jean, Fher Olvera, K. C. Porter, Dante Ross, Matt Serletic (producers), Mike Couzzi, Benny Faccone, Steve Farrone, Steve Fontano, David Frazer, Jim Gaines, John Gamble, Commissioner Gordon, Andy Grassi, John Karpowich, Glenn Kolotkin, Tom Lord-Alge, Jeff Poe, Tony Prendatt, Anton Pukshansky, Warren Riker, Jim Scott, John Seymour, Matty Spindel, Chris Theis, David Thoener, T-Ray, Alvaro Villagra (engineers/mixers) & Santana for Supernatural (Santana album)
2001 Steely Dan for Two Against Nature
2002 T Bone Burnett (producer), Peter Kurland, Mike Piersante (engineers/mixers), Gavin Lurssen (mastering engineer), Harley Allen, Norman Blake, Sam Bush, Mike Compton, The Cox Family, Stuart Duncan, Pat Enright, The Fairfield Four, Emmylou Harris, John Hartford, Chris Thomas King, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Tim Blake Nelson The Peasall Sisters, Chris Sharp, Ralph Stanley, Gillian Welch & The Whites for O Brother, Where Art Thou?
2003 Arif Mardin, Craig Street (producers), Jay Newland (engineer/mixer & producer), S. Husky Höskulds (engineer/mixer), Ted Jensen (mastering engineer) & Norah Jones (producer & artist) for Come Away With Me
2004 Outkast for Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
2005 Ray Charles & various artists for Genius Loves Company
2006 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb by U2
2007 Taking The Long Way - Dixie Chicks
2008 River: The Joni Letters - Herbie Hancock Leonard Cohen, Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, Corinne Bailey Rae, Luciana Souza & Tina Turner, featured artists; Herbie Hancock & Larry Klein, producers; Helik Hadar, engineer/mixer; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer
2009 Raising Sand - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
2010 Fearless - Taylor Swift
2011 The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
2012 21 - Adele
2013 Babel - Mumford & Sons

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Record of the Year
1959 Domenico Modugno for "Nel Blue Dipinto di Blu (Volare)"
1960 Bobby Darin for "Mack the Knife"
1961 Percy Faith for "Theme From A Summer Place"
1962 Henry Mancini for "Moon River"
1963 Tony Bennett for "I Left My Heart in San Francisco"
1964 Henry Mancini for "Days of Wine and Roses"
1965 Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz for "The Girl from Ipanema"
1966 Jerry Moss (producer) & Herb Alpert (producer and artist) for "A Taste of Honey" performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
1967 Jimmy Bowen (producer) & Frank Sinatra for "Strangers in the Night"
1968 Johnny Rivers & Marc Gordon (producers) & 5th Dimension for "Up, Up and Away"
1969 Paul Simon & Roy Halee (producers) & Simon & Garfunkel for "Mrs. Robinson"
1970 Bones Howe (producer) & The Fifth Dimension for "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In"
1971 Roy Halee (producer), Art Garfunkel & Paul Simon (producers and artists) for "Bridge over Troubled Water"
1972 Lou Adler (producer) & Carole King for "It's Too Late"
1973 Joel Dorn (producer) & Roberta Flack for "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" performed by Roberta Flack
1974 Joel Dorn (producer) & Roberta Flack for "Killing Me Softly With His Song"
1975 John Farrar (producer) & Olivia Newton-John for "I Honestly Love You"
1976 Daryl Dragon (producer) & Captain & Tennille for "Love Will Keep Us Together"
1977 Tommy LiPuma (producer) & George Benson for "This Masquerade"
1978 Bill Szymczyk (producer) & The Eagles for "Hotel California"
1979 Phil Ramone (producer) & Billy Joel for "Just the Way You Are"
1980 Ted Templeman (producer) & The Doobie Brothers for "What a Fool Believes"
1981 Michael Omartian (producer) & Christopher Cross for "Sailing"
1982 Val Garay (producer) & Kim Carnes for "Bette Davis Eyes"
1983 Toto (producer & artist) for "Rosanna"
1984 Quincy Jones (producer) & Michael Jackson (producer & artist) for "Beat It"
1985 Terry Britten (producer) & Tina Turner for "What's Love Got to Do with It?"
1986 Quincy Jones (producer) for "We Are the World" performed by USA for Africa
1987 Russ Titelman (producer), Steve Winwood (producer & artist) for "Higher Love"
1988 Paul Simon for "Graceland"
1989 Linda Goldstein (producer) & Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
1990 Arif Mardin (producer) & Bette Midler for "Wind Beneath My Wings"
1991 Hugh Padgham (producer) & Phil Collins (producer & artist) for "Another Day in Paradise"
1992 David Foster (producer) for "Unforgettable" performed by Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
1993 Russ Titelman (producer) & Eric Clapton for "Tears in Heaven"
1994 Whitney Houston & David Foster (producer) for "I Will Always Love You"
1995 Bill Bottrell (producer) & Sheryl Crow for "All I Wanna Do"
1996 Trevor Horn (producer) & Seal for "Kiss From a Rose"
1997 Babyface (producer) & Eric Clapton for "Change the World"
1998 John Leventhal (producer) & Shawn Colvin for "Sunny Came Home"
1999 Walter Afanasieff, James Horner (producers), Simon Franglen (producer & engineer/mixer), Humberto Gatica, David Gleeson (engineers/mixers) & Celine Dion for "My Heart Will Go On"
2000 Matt Serletic (producer), David Thoener (engineer/mixer), Rob Thomas & Santana for "Smooth"
2001 Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois (producers), Steve Lillywhite, Richard Rainey (engineers/mixers) & U2 for "Beautiful Day"
2002 Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois (producers), Steve Lillywhite (engineer/mixer) & U2 for "Walk On"
2003 Arif Mardin (producer), Jay Newland (producer & engineer/mixer), Norah Jones (producer & artist) for "Don't Know Why"
2005 John Burk (producer), Terry Howard, Al Schmitt (engineers/mixers), Ray Charles & Norah Jones for "Here We Go Again"
2006 Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Green Day
2007 Not Ready to Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
2008 "Rehab" - Amy Winehouse Mark Ronson, producer; Tom Elmhirst, engineer/mixer
2009 Please Read the Letter - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss T Bone Burnett, producer; Mike Piersante, engineer/mixer
2010 Use Somebody - Kings of Leon Jacquire Kings & Angelo Petraglia - producers, Jacquire King engineer/mixer
2011 Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
2012 Rolling in the Deep - Adele
2013 Something that I use to Know - Gotye featuring Kimbra

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Song of the Year
1959 Domenico Modugno for "Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu (Volare)"
1960 Jimmy Driftwood for "The Battle of New Orleans"
1961 Ernest Gold for "Theme of Exodus"
1962 Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer (songwriters) for "Moon River" performed by Henry Mancini
1963 Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley (songwriters) for "What Kind of Fool Am I?"[1] performed by Anthony Newley 1964 Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer (songwriters) for "Days of Wine and Roses" performed by Henry Mancini
1965 Jerry Herman (songwriter) for "Hello, Dolly!" performed by Louis Armstrong
1966 Johnny Mandel & Paul Francis Webster (songwriters) for "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Love Theme From The Sandpiper) performed by Tony Bennett
1967 John Lennon & Paul McCartney (songwriters) for "Michelle" performed by The Beatles
1968 Jimmy L. Webb (songwriter) for "Up, Up and Away" performed by 5th Dimension
1969 Bobby Russell (songwriter) for "Little Green Apples" performed by Roger Miller / O.C. Smith
1970 Joe South for "Games People Play"
1971 Paul Simon (songwriter) for "Bridge over Troubled Water" performed by Simon & Garfunkel
1972 Carole King (songwriter) for "You've Got a Friend"
1973 Ewan MacColl (songwriter) for "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" performed by Roberta Flack
1974 Charles Fox & Norman Gimbel (songwriters) for "Killing Me Softly With His Song" performed by Roberta Flack
1975 Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Marvin Hamlisch (songwriters) for "The Way We Were" performed by Barbra Streisand
1976 Stephen Sondheim (songwriter) for "Send In the Clowns" performed by Judy Collins
1977 Bruce Johnston (songwriter) for "I Write the Songs" performed by Barry Manilow
1978 Barbra Streisand & Paul Williams (songwriters) for "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)" performed by Barbra Streisand Joe Brooks (songwriter) for "You Light Up My Life" performed by Debby Boone
1979 Billy Joel for "Just the Way You Are"
1980 Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald (songwriters) for "What a Fool Believes" performed by The Doobie Brothers
1981 Christopher Cross for "Sailing"
1982 Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon (songwriters) for "Bette Davis Eyes" performed by Kim Carnes
1983 Johnny Christopher, Mark James & Wayne Carson (songwriters) for "Always on My Mind" performed by Willie Nelson
1984 Sting (songwriter) for "Every Breath You Take" performed by The Police
1985 Terry Britten & Graham Lyle (songwriters) for "What's Love Got to Do with It?" performed by Tina Turner
1986 Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie (songwriters) for "We Are the World" performed by USA for Africa
1987 Burt Bacharach & Carole Bayer Sager (songwriters) for "That's What Friends Are For" performed by Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder
1988 Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & James Horner (songwriters) for "Somewhere Out There" performed by Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram
1989 Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
1990 Jeff Silbar & Larry Henley (songwriters) for "Wind Beneath My Wings" performed by Bette Midler
1991 Julie Gold (songwriter) for "From a Distance" performed by Bette Midler
1992 Irving Gordon (songwriter) for "Unforgettable" performed by Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
1993 Eric Clapton & Will Jennings (songwriters) for "Tears in Heaven"
1994 Alan Menken & Tim Rice (songwriters) for "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)" performed by Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
1995 Bruce Springsteen (songwriter) for "Streets of Philadelphia"
1996 Seal (songwriter) for "Kiss From a Rose"
1997 Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Tommy Sims (songwriters) for "Change the World" performed by Eric Clapton & Babyface / Wynonna
1998 John Leventhal & Shawn Colvin (songwriters) for "Sunny Came Home" performed by Shawn Colvin
1999 James Horner & Will Jennings (songwriters) for "My Heart Will Go On" performed by Celine Dion
2000 Itaal Shur & Rob Thomas (songwriters) for "Smooth" performed by Santana featuring Rob Thomas
2001 U2 for "Beautiful Day"
2002 Alicia Keys for "Fallin'"
2003 Norah Jones - Don't Know Why
2004 Dance with My Father - Luther Vandross
2005 John Mayer for "Daughters"
2006 Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own - U2
2007 Not Ready To Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
2008 "Rehab" - Amy Winehouse
2009 Viva la Vida - Coldplay
2010 Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) - Beyonce
2011 Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
2012 Rolling in the Deep - Adele
2013 We are the young - fun. featuring Janelle Monae

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Best Engineered Non Classical-Record
1959 Ted Keep (engineer) for "The Chipmunk Song" performed by David Seville
1960 Robert Simpson (engineer) for Belafonte at Carnegie Hall performed by Harry Belafonte
1961 Luis P. Valentin (engineer) for Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook performed by Ella Fitzgerald
1962 Robert Arnold (engineer) for Judy at Carnegie Hall performed by Judy Garland
1963 Al Schmitt (engineer) for Hatari! performed by Henry Mancini
1964 James Malloy (engineer) for Charade performed by Henry Mancini
1965 Phil Ramone (engineer) for Getz/Gilberto performed by Stan Getz & João Gilberto
1966 Larry Levine (engineer) for "A Taste of Honey" performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
1967 Eddie Brackett & Lee Herschberg (engineers) for "Strangers in the Night" performed by Frank Sinatra
1968 Geoff E. Emerick (engineer) for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band performed by The Beatles
1969 Hugh Davies & Joe Polito (engineers) for "Wichita Lineman" performed by Glen Campbell
1970 Geoff E. Emerick & Philip McDonald (engineers) for Abbey Road performed by The Beatles
1971 Roy Halee (engineer) for Bridge over Troubled Water performed by Simon & Garfunkel
1972 Henry Bush, Ron Capone & Dave Purple (engineers) for "Theme From Shaft" performed by Isaac Hayes
1973 Armin Steiner (engineer) for Moods performed by Neil Diamond
1974 Malcolm Cecil & Robert Margouleff (engineers) for Innervisions performed by Stevie Wonder
1975 Geoff E. Emerick (engineer) for Band on the Run performed by Paul McCartney & Wings
1976 Brooks Arthur, Larry Alexander & Russ Payne (engineers) for Between the Lines performed by Janis Ian
1977 Al Schmitt (engineer) for Breezin' performed by George Benson
1978 Al Schmitt, Bill Schnee, Elliot Scheiner & Roger Nichols (engineers) for Aja performed by Steely Dan
1979 Al Schmitt & Roger Nichols (engineers) for "FM (No Static At All)" performed by Steely Dan
1980 Peter Henderson (producer & engineer) for Breakfast in America performed by Supertramp
1981 James Guthrie (engineer) for The Wall performed by Pink Floyd
1982 Bill Schnee, Elliot Scheiner, Jerry Garszva & Roger Nichols (engineers) for Gaucho performed by Steely Dan
1983 Al Schmitt, David Leonard, Greg Ladanyi & Tom Knox (engineers) for Toto IV performed by Toto
1984 Bruce Swedien (engineer) for Thriller performed by Michael Jackson
1985 Humberto Gatica (engineer) for 17 performed by Chicago
1986 Neil Dorfsman (engineer) for Brothers in Arms performed by Dire Straits
1987 Jason Corsaro, Mike Nicholson & Tom Lord-Alge (engineers) for Back in the High Life performed by Steve Winwood
1988 Bruce Swedien & Humberto Gatica (engineers) for Bad performed by Michael Jackson
1989 Tom Lord-Alge (engineer) for Roll With It performed by Steve Winwood
1990 George Massenburg (engineer) for Cry Like a Rainstorm - Howl Like the Wind performed by Linda Ronstadt
1991 Bruce Swedien (engineer) for Back On the Block performed by Quincy Jones
1992 Al Schmitt, Armin Steiner, David Reitzas & Woody Woodruff (engineers) for "Unforgettable" performed by Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole
1993 Bruce Swedien & Teddy Riley (engineers) for Dangerous performed by Michael Jackson
1994 Hugh Padgham (engineer) for Ten Summoner's Tales performed by Sting
1995 Ed Cherney (engineer) for Longing in Their Hearts performed by Bonnie Raitt
1996 David Bianco, Jim Scott, Richard Dodd & Stephen McLaughlin (engineers) for Wildflowers performed by Tom Petty
1997 Al Schmitt, Bruce Swedien, Francis Buckley & Tommy Vicari for Q's Jook Joint performed by Quincy Jones
1998 Frank Filipetti (engineer) for Hourglass performed by James Taylor
1999 Andy Wallace, Tchad Blake & Trina Shoemaker (engineers) for The Globe Sessions performed by Sheryl Crow
2000 Al Schmitt (engineer) for When I Look in Your Eyes performed by Diana Krall
2001 Dave Russell, Elliot Scheiner, Phil Burnett & Roger Nichols (engineers) for Two Against Nature performed by Steely Dan
2002 Al Schmitt (engineer) for The Look of Love performed by Diana Krall
2003 S. Husky Höskulds & Jay Newland (engineers) for Come Away With Me performed by Norah Jones
2004 Nigel Godrich & Darrell Thorp (engineers) for Hail to the Thief performed by Radiohead
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
2006 Alan Douglas & Mick Guzauski (engineers) for Back Home performed by Eric Clapton
2007 The Flaming Lips & David Fridmann (engineers) At War with the Mystics
2008 Beauty & Crime Tchad Blake, Cameron Craig, Emery Dobyns & Jimmy Hogarth, engineers (Suzanne Vega)
2009 Vance Powell (engineer) Consolers of the Lonely - The Raconteurs
2010 Ellipse Imogen Heap, engineer (Imogen Heap)
2011 Michael H. Brauer, Joe Ferla, Chad Franscoviak & Manny Marroquin for Battle Studies (album), performed by John Mayer
2012 Mike Shipley (engineer), Neal Cappellino (engineer) and Brad Blackwood (mastering engineer) for Paper Airplane (performed by Alison Krauss & Union Station)
2013 Richard King (engineer and mastering engineer) for The Goat Rodeo Sessions, performed by Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile

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Best Album Notes
1964 Stanley Dance & Leonard Feather (notes writers) for The Ellington Era performed by Duke Ellington
1965 Stanton Catlin (album notes writer) for Mexico (Legacy Collection) performed by Carlos Chavez
1966 Stan Cornyn (notes writer) for September of My Years performed by Frank Sinatra
1967 Stan Cornyn (notes writer) for Sinatra at the Sands performed by Frank Sinatra
1968 John D. Loudermilk (notes writer) for Suburban Attitudes in Country Verse performed by John D. Loudermilk
1969 Johnny Cash (notes writer) for Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison performed by Johnny Cash
1970 Johnny Cash (notes writer) for Nashville Skyline performed by Bob Dylan
1971 Chris Albertson (notes writer) for The World's Greatest Blues Singer performed by Bessie Smith
1972 Sam Samudio (notes writer) for Sam, Hard and Heavy performed by Sam Samudio
1973 Tom T. Hall for Tom T. Hall's Greatest Hits
1973 James Lyons (notes writer) for Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 (A London Symphony) conducted by Andre Previn
1974 Dan Morgenstern (notes writer) for God Is in the House performed by Art Tatum
1974 Glenn Gould (notes writer) for Hindemith: Sonatas for Piano (Complete) performed by Glenn Gould
1975 Charles R. Townsend (notes writer) for For the Last Time performed by Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys Dan Morgenstern (notes writer) for The Hawk Flies performed by Coleman Hawkins
1975 Rory Guy (notes writer) for Korngold: The Classic Erich Wolfgang Korngold conducted by Ulf Hoelscher/Willy Mattes1976 Pete Hamill (notes writer) for Blood on the Tracks performed by Bob Dylan
1976 Gunther Schuller (notes writer) for Footlifters performed by Gunther Schuller
1977 Dan Morgenstern (notes writer) for The Changing Face of Harlem, the Savoy Sessions performed by Various Artists
1978 George T. Simon (notes writer) for Bing Crosby - A Legendary Performer performed by Bing Crosby
1979 Michael Brooks (notes writer) for A Bing Crosby Collection, Vols. I & II performed by Bing Crosby
1980 Bob Porter & James Patrick (notes writers) for Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Sessions performed by Charlie Parker
1981 David McClintick (notes writer) for Trilogy: Past, Present and Future performed by Frank Sinatra
1982 Dan Morgenstern (notes writer) for Erroll Garner - Master of the Keyboard performed by Erroll Garner
1983 John Chilton & Richard M. Sudhalter (notes writers) for Bunny Berigan - Giants Of Jazz performed by Bunny Berigan
1984 Orrin Keepnews (notes writer) for The Interplay Sessions performed by Bill Evans
1985 Gunther Schuller & Martin Williams (notes writers) for Big Band Jazz performed by Paul Whiteman, Fletcher Henderson, Chick Webb, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Benny Goodman & others
1986 Peter Guralnick (notes writer) for Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963
1987 Andrew Sarris, Frank Conroy, Gary Giddins, Jonathan Schwartz, Murray Kempton, Stephen Holden & Wilfrid Sheed for The Voice - The Columbia Years 1943-1952 performed by Frank Sinatra
1988 Orrin Keepnews (notes writer) for Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings performed by Thelonious Monk
1989 Anthony DeCurtis (notes writer) for Crossroads performed by Eric Clapton
1990 Phil Schaap (notes writer) for Bird - The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve
1991 Dan Morgenstern (notes writer) for Brownie - The Complete Emarcy Recordings of Clifford Brown performed by Clifford Brown
1992 Alan M. Leeds, Cliff White, Harry Weinger, James Brown & Nelson George (notes writers) for Star Time performed by James Brown
1993 Ahmet Ertegün, Arif Mardin, Dave Marsh, David Ritz, Jerry Wexler, Thulani Davis & Tom Dowd (notes writers) for Queen of Soul - The Atlantic Recordings performed by Aretha Franklin
1994 Buck Clayton, Joel E. Siegel & Phil Schaap (notes writers) for The Complete Billie Holiday on Verve 1945-1959 performed by Billie Holiday
1995 Dan Morgenstern & Loren Schoenberg (notes writers) for Louis Armstrong - Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man 1923-1934 performed by Louis Armstrong
1996 Rob Bowman (notes writer) for The Complete Stax/Volt Soul Singles, Vol. 3: 1972 - 1975 performed by various artists
1997 Bill Kirchner, Bob Belden, George Avakian & Phil Schaap (notes writers) for The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings performed by Miles Davis & Gil Evans
1998 Chuck Pirtle, Eric von Schmidt, Jeff Place, John Fahey, Jon Pankake, Kip Lornell, Luc Sante, Luis Kemnitzer, Neil V. Rosenberg & Peter Stampfel (notes writers) for Anthology of American Folk Music (1997 Edition Expanded) performed by various artists
1999 Bob Belden, Michael Cuscuna & Todd Coolman (notes writers) for Miles Davis Quintet 1965-1968 performed by the Miles Davis Quintet
2000 Bob Blumenthal (notes writer) for John Coltrane - The Classic Quartet: Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings performed by John Coltrane
2001 Bob Blumenthal (notes writer) for Miles Davis & John Coltrane: The Complete Columbia Recordings 1955-1961 performed by Miles Davis & John Coltrane
2002 Elijah Wald (notes writer) for Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 the Journey of Chris Strachwitz performed by various artists
2002 Walter Mosley (notes writer) for Richard Pryor...And It's Deep Too! The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (1968-1992)
2003 David H. Evans Jr. (notes writer) for Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton performed by Charley Patton
2004 Tom Piazza (notes writer) for Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey performed by various artists
2005 Loren Schoenberg (notes writer) for The Complete Columbia Recordings of Woody Herman and His Orchestra & Woodchoppers (1945-1947)
2006 Alan Lomax, John Szwed (notes writer) for The Complete Library of Congress Recordings performed by Jelly Roll Morton
2007 Dan Morgenstern album notes writer for If you got to ask, You ain't go it! (Fats Waller)
2008 John Work, III: Recording Black Culture - Bruce Nemerov (Various Artists)
2009 Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition - Francis Davis, album notes writer (Miles Davis)
2010 The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-46)
2011 Robert Gordon for Keep an Eye on the Sky, performed by Big Star
2012 Adam Machado for Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads & Beyond As Recorded By The San Francisco Bay By Chris Strachwitz In The 1960s
2013 Billy Vera for Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles (performed by Ray Charles)

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LifetimeYear Recipient
1962 Bing Crosby
1965 Frank Sinatra
1966 Duke Ellington
1967 Ella Fitzgerald
1968 Irving Berlin
1971 Elvis Presley
1972 Louis Armstrong
         Mahalia Jackson
1981 Fred Astaire
1984 Chuck Berry
         Charlie Parker
1985 Leonard Bernstein
1986 Benny Goodman, The Rolling Stones, Andrés Segovia
1987 Roy Acuff
         Benny Carter
         Enrico Caruso
         Ray Charles
         Fats Domino
         Woody Herman, Billie Holiday, B. B. King, Isaac Stern, Igor Stravinsky, Arturo Toscanini, Hank Williams Sr.
1989 Fred Astaire, Pablo Casals, Dizzy Gillespie, Jascha Heifetz, Lena Horne, Leontyne Price, Bessie Smith, Art Tatum, Sarah Vaughan
1990 Nat "King" Cole, Miles Davis, Vladimir Horowitz, Paul McCartney
1991 Marian Anderson, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Kitty Wells
1992 James Brown, John Coltrane, Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters
1993 Chet Atkins, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, Bill Monroe, Pete Seeger, Fats Waller
1994 Bill Evans, Aretha Franklin, Arthur Rubinstein
1995 Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Henry Mancini, Curtis Mayfield, Barbra Streisand
1996 Dave Brubeck, Marvin Gaye, Georg Solti, Stevie Wonder
1997 Bobby "Blue" Bland, The Everly Brothers, Judy Garland, Stéphane Grappelli, Buddy Holly, Charles Mingus, Oscar Peterson, Frank Zappa
1998 Bo Diddley, The Mills Brothers, Roy Orbison, Paul Robeson
1999 Johnny Cash, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Smokey Robinson, Mel Tormé
2000 Harry Belafonte, Woody Guthrie, John Lee Hooker, Mitch Miller, Willie Nelson
2001 The Beach Boys, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis, Jr., Bob Marley, The Who
2002 Count Basie, Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, Al Green, Joni Mitchell
2003 Etta James, Johnny Mathis, Glenn Miller, Tito Puente, Simon and Garfunkel
2004 Van Cliburn, The Funk Brothers, Ella Jenkins, Sonny Rollins, Artie Shaw, Doc Watson
2005 Eddy Arnold, Art Blakey, The Carter Family, Morton Gould, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jelly Roll Morton, Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins, The Staple Singers
2006 David Bowie, Cream, Merle Haggard, Robert Johnson, Jessye Norman, Richard Pryor, The Weavers
2007 Joan Baez, Booker T. & The MG's, Maria Callas, Ornette Coleman, The Doors, The Grateful Dead, Bob Wills
2008 Burt Bacharach, The Band, Cab Calloway, Doris Day, Itzhak Perlman, Max Roach, Earl Scruggs
2009 Gene Autry, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Four Tops, Hank Jones, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin, Tom Paxton
2010 Leonard Cohen, Bobby Darin, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Michael Jackson, Loretta Lynn, André Previn, Clark Terry
2011 Julie Andrews, Roy Haynes, Juilliard String Quartet, The Kingston Trio, Dolly Parton, The Ramones, George Beverly Shea
2012 Allman Brothers Band, Glen Campbell, Antonio Carlos Jobim, George Jones, the Memphis Horns, Diana Ross, Gil Scott-Heron
2013 Ravi Shankar, The Temptations, Carole King, Lightnin' Hopkins, Patti Page, Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden

Trustee
1967 Georg Solti & John Culshaw
1968 Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn, Krzysztof Penderecki
1970 Robert Moog
1971 Chris Albertson, John Hammond, Larry Hiller, Paul Weston
1972 The Beatles
1977 Thomas Edison, Leopold Stokowski
1979 Goddard Lieberson, Frank Sinatra
1981 Count Basie, Aaron Copland
1983 Les Paul
1984 Béla Bartók
1985 Eldridge Johnson
1986 George & Ira Gershwin
1987 Harold Arlen, Emile Berliner, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer
1989 Walt Disney, Quincy Jones, Cole Porter
1990 Dick Clark 1991 Milt Gabler, Berry Gordy, Sam Phillips
1992 Thomas A. Dorsey, Christine Farnon, Oscar Hammerstein II, Lorenz Hart
1993 Ahmet & Nesuhi Ertegün, W. C. Handy, George Simon
1994 Norman Granz 1995 Pierre Cossette
1996 George Martin, Jerry Wexler
1997 Herb Alpert & Jerry Moss, Burt Bacharach & Hal David, Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
1998 Holland-Dozier-Holland, Frances Preston, Richard Rodgers
1999 Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
2000 Clive Davis, Phil Spector
2001 Arif Mardin, Phil Ramone
2002 Tom Dowd, Alan Freed
2003 Alan Lomax, New York Philharmonic
2004 Gerry Goffin & Carole King, Orrin Keepnews, Marian McPartland
2005 Hoagy Carmichael, Don Cornelius, Alfred Lion, Dr. Billy Taylor
2006 Chris Blackwell, Owen Bradley, Al Schmitt
2007 Estelle Axton, Cosimo Matassa, Stephen Sondheim
2009 George Avakian, Elliott Carter, Allen Toussaint
2010 Harold Bradley, Florence Greenberg, Walter C. Miller
2012 Dave Bartholomew, Steve Jobs, Rudy Van Gelder
2013 Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Leonard & Phil Chess, Alan Livingston

Legend
1990 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Liza Minnelli, Willie Nelson, Smokey Robinson
1991 Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, Quincy Jones
1992 Barbra Streisand
1993 Michael Jackson
1995 Curtis Mayfield, Frank Sinatra 1998 Luciano Pavarotti
1999 Elton John
2003 Bee Gees, Celine Dion

MusiCares
1991: David Crosby
1992: Bonnie Raitt
1993: Natalie Cole
1994: Gloria Estefan
1995: Tony Bennett
1996: Quincy Jones
1997: Phil Collins
1998: Luciano Pavarotti
1999: Stevie Wonder
2000: Elton John
2001: Paul Simon
2002: Billy Joel
2003: Bono
2004: Sting
2005: Brian Wilson
2006: James Taylor
2007: Don Henley
2008: Aretha Franklin
2009: Neil Diamond
2010: Neil Young
2011  Barbara Streisand
2012 Paul McCartney
2013 Bruce Springsteen

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