*This post has been updated to recognize iZotope artists who won 2016 GRAMMY Awards.
It's that time of year again! Taking place at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on CBS Monday, February 15, 2016, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. With live performances slated from Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, The Weeknd, and Adele it's sure to be an excellent show this year.
Here at iZotope HQ, "GRAMMY time" is always a special occasion (as you can see by last year's list of iZotope Artist nominees and winners). Every year we look forward to seeing the producers, engineers, and musicians who use our audio software get recognized by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for their hard work. And this year is certainly no exception!
So check out which iZotope artists have made the 2016 GRAMMY nominee list:
Mastering Engineer for Taylor Swift's 1989, Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk," The Weeknd's Beauty Behind The Madness
⤑ Ozone user Tom Coyne has worked on many Album of the Year and Record of the Year nominations this year!
Derek "MixedbyAli" Ali
Best Rap Album and Best Album of the Year for mixing on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly
Best Country Album for recording and mixing for Chris Stapleton's Traveller
⤑ Read how Vance uses RX Audio Editor to save some of his best takes.
Best Dance Recording for "Never Catch Me"
Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Rock Song for producing and co-writing How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful by Florence and the Machine.
Skrillex and Diplo
Best Dance Recording "Where Are Ü Now" and Best Dance Album Jack Ü
⤑ Check out our interview with Skrillex for his Ozone mastering tips.
Best Dance/Electronic Record for their album Caracal
Best Dance/Electronic Record for his album In Colour.
Best Alternative Music Album for producing Bjork's Vulincura.
⤑ Arca has used iZotope's Iris for sampling and synthesizing unique sounds.
Best Alternative Music Album for mastering Tame Impala's Currents.
⤑ Ozone is on every track of this record. Learn about Greg Calbi's mastering presets.
Best R&B Song for mixing "Earned It" by the Weeknd from Fifty Shades of Grey.
Best Rap Album for producing Dr. Dre's Compton.
iZotope artists had a strong presence at the show, receiving multiple GRAMMY Awards for their excellent work. We want to give special recognition to them and thank them for their artistry, their excellence, and for moving the industry forward.
Want to learn more about who uses iZotope software? Visit our iZotope Artists section.