Lady Gaga’s and Tony Bennett’s “Anything Goes” has been nominated for a 30th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award in Outstanding Creative Achievement in the category of Record Production/Single or Track. You can watch the video of the performance here.
Also, Paul McCartney’s NEW has been nominated for a TEC Award in Outstanding Creative Achievement in the category of Record Production Album.
The winners of the 30th Annual TEC Awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held Saturday evening, January 24, 2015 at the Anaheim Hilton as a special highlight of the NAMM Show, one of the world’s largest music products trade shows.
The nominees for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced (full list). The following projects were done at Avatar Studios. Congratulations to all the nominees! The GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014.
1. Record Of The Year
Locked Out Of Heaven
Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie, Mark Ronson & The Smeezingtons, producers; Alalal, Josh Blair, Wayne Gordon, Ari Levine, Manny Marroquin & Mark Ronson, engineers/mixers; David Kutch, mastering engineer Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox Label: Atlantic
3. Song Of The Year
Locked Out Of Heaven
Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox
Label: Atlantic; Publishers: Mars Force Songs, LLC/BMG Rights Management (US) LLC/BMG/Roc Nation Music/Music Famamanem LP/EMI April Music Inc./Toy Plane Music – Universal Music/Universal Music Corp.
8. Best Pop Vocal Album
Bruno Mars Label: Atlantic
11. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Various Artists Label: Columbia Records
Dionne Warwick Label: Blue Horizon
32. Best Jazz Vocal Album
Cécile McLorin Salvant Label: Mack Avenue Records
33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Pushing The World Away
Kenny Garrett Label: Mack Avenue Records
Christian McBride Trio Label: Mack Avenue Records
34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society Label: New Amsterdam Records
62. Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)
70. Best Surround Sound Album
Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Jim Anderson & Jane Ira Bloom, surround producers (Jane Ira Bloom) Label: Pure Audio Records
The Sound of Music cast recording for the NBC’s live event was recorded at Avatar. You can see some footage from Avatar in the “The Making of The Sound of Music Live”, which was originally aired on NBC on November 20, 2013. The cast recording portion starts at around 24:40.
You can also see photos from the sessions here, here and here.