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Grammy Awards - Statuette Wins and Nominations

 

2005 – Grammy Award Best Historical Album - Jelly Roll Morton "The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax

2007 – Latin Grammy Award Album of the YearJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Engineered AlbumJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 - Grammy Award NominationAlbum of the YearVince Gill “These Days”

2010 – Latin Grammy Award - Album of the YearJuan Luis Guerra “Asondeguerra”

 

 

JRM Grammy

 

 

TEC (Technical Excellence and Creativity) Awards - Wins and Nominations

 

2012 - TEC Award NominationRecord Production/Single or Track - Carrie Underwood “Good Girl”

2009 - TEC AwardSurround Sound ProductionFoo Fighters “Live at Wembley Stadium”

2007 - TEC Award NominationSurround Sound ProductionBarenaked Ladies “Barenaked Ladies Are Me”

2007 - TEC Award NominationSurround Sound ProductionDream Theater “Score: 20th Anniversary World Tour live with the Octavarium Orchestra”

2007 - TEC Award NominationRecord Production/Single or Track - Rascal Flatts “What Hurts The Most”

2006 - TEC Award Nomination Surround Sound ProductionNine Inch Nails “With Teeth”

 

 

Adams TEC

 

 

Grammy Award Winning projects

 

2005 – Grammy AwardBest Male Country Vocal PerformanceKeith Urban “You’ll Think Of Me”

2005 – Grammy AwardBest Country Collaboration - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill “Like We Never Loved At All”

2006 – Grammy AwardBest Contemporary Blues Album Irma Thomas “After The Rain”

2006 – Grammy AwardBest Male Country Vocal PerformanceVince Gill “The Reason Why”

2007 – Grammy Award Best Country AlbumVince Gill “These Days”

2007 – Grammy AwardBest Tropical Latin AlbumJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardAlbum of the YearJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardRecord Of The YearJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy Award Song Of The YearJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Merengue AlbumJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Tropical SongJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Engineered AlbumJuan Luis Guerra “La Llave de Mi Corazon”

2007 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Alternative Song - Manu Chao “Me Llaman Calle”

2008 – Grammy AwardBest Country Song - Sugarland “Stay”

2008 – Grammy AwardBest Country Performance - Sugarland “Stay”

2009 – Grammy Award Best Male Country Vocal Performance Keith Urban “Sweet Thing”

2009 – Latin Grammy AwardSong of the Year - Luis Fonsi “Aqui Estoy Yo”

2010 – Grammy AwardBest Male Country Vocal PerformanceKeith Urban “’Til Summer Comes Around”

2010 – Latin Grammy AwardAlbum of the YearJuan Luis Guerra “A Son de Guerra”

2010 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Contemporary Tropical AlbumJuan Luis Guerra “A Son de Guerra”

2010 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Tropical SongJuan Luis Guerra “Bachata en Fukuoka”

2011 – Latin Grammy AwardBest Contemporary Tropical Album Tito el Bambino “Invencible”

2012 - Grammy Award - Best Country Solo Performance - Carrie Underwood "Blown Away"

 2012 - Grammy Award - Best Country Song - Carrie Underwood "Blown Away"

2013 - Latin Grammy Award - Best Contemporary Tropical Album - Juan Luis Guerra "Asondeguerra Tour"

 

 

Grammy Award Nominated projects

 

2003 – Best Pop Instrumental PerformanceThe Brian Setzer Orchestra “Nutcracker Suite”

2003 – Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceMartina McBride “This One’s For The Girls”

2003 – Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group Lonestar “My Front Porch Looking In”

2003 – Latin Grammy – Best Rock Album By A Duo Or GroupLos Rabanes “Money Pa Que”

2003 – Latin Grammy – Best Engineered Album  - Los Rabanes “Money Pa Que”

2004 – Best Rock Instrumental PerformanceRush “O Baterista”

2004 – Best Pop Instrumental PerformanceBrian Setzer “Rat Pack Boogie”

2004 – Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceMartina McBride “In My Daughter’s Eyes”

2004 – Best Country AlbumKeith Urban “Be Here”

2004 – Best Salsa/Merengue AlbumVictor Manuelle “Travesia”

2004 – Best Traditional Folk Album Rosalie Sorrels “My Last Go Round”

2004 – Latin Grammy – Best Male Pop Vocal AlbumObie Bermudez “Confesiones”

2004 – Latin Grammy – Best Salsa AlbumVictor Manuelle “Travesia”

2004 – Latin Grammy – Best Tropical SongVictor Manuelle “Tengo Ganas (Salsa)”

2005 – Best Hard Rock PerformanceNine Inch Nails “Hand That Feeds”

2005 – Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceFaith Hill “Mississippi Girl”

2005 – Best Country AlbumFaith Hill “Fireflies”

2005 – Best Short Form Music VideoMartina McBride “God’s Will”

2005 – Latin Grammy – Best Rock Vocal AlbumJD Natasha “Imperfecta”

2005 – Latin Grammy – Best Rock SongJD Natasha “Lagrimas”

2006 – Best Pop Instrumental PerformanceThe Brian Setzer Orchestra “My Favorite Things”

2006 - Best Hard Rock PerformanceNine Inch Nails “Every Day Is Exactly The Same”

2006 - Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceLeAnn Rimes “Something’s Gotta Give”

2006 - Best Male Country Vocal PerformanceKeith Urban “Once In A Lifetime”

2006 - Best Country Collaboration With VocalsKenny Rogers & Don Henley “Calling Me”

2006 – Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupRascal Flatts “What Hurts The Most”

2006 – Best Country Song - Rascal Flatts “What Hurts The Most”

2007 - Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceLeAnn Rimes “Nothin’ Better To Do”

2007 - Best Male Country Vocal PerformanceTim McGraw “If You’re Reading This”

2007- Best Male Country Vocal PerformanceKeith Urban “Stupid Boy”

2007 - Best Country Collaboration With VocalsReba McEntire & Kelly Clarkson “Because Of You”

2007 - Best Country Collaboration With VocalsFaith Hill & Tim McGraw “I Need You”

2007 - Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupBrooks & Dunn “Proud Of The House We Built”

2007 - Best Country SongFaith Hill & Tim McGraw “I Need You”

2007 – Best Country AlbumTim McGraw “Let It Go”

2008 - Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceLeAnn Rimes “What I Cannot Change”

2008 - Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupBrooks & Dunn “God Must Be Busy”

2008 - Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupRascal Flatts “Every Day”

2008 - Best Country Collaboration With VocalsSugarland, Jake Owen and Little Big Town “Life In A Northern Town”

2008 – Best Latin Pop AlbumLuis Fonsi “Palabras Del Silencio”

2008 – Best Contemporary Blues AlbumIrma Thomas “Simply Grand”

2008 – Latin Grammy – Best Alternative Music AlbumManu Chao “La Radiolina”

2008 – Latin Grammy – Best Short Form Music VideoManu Chao “Me Llaman Calle”

2009 - Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupSugarland “It Happens”

2009 - Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupRascal Flatts “Here Comes Goodbye”

2009 - Best Country Performance By A Duo Or GroupBrooks & Dunn “Cowgirls Don’t Cry”

2009 – Best Country AlbumKeith Urban “Defying Gravity”

2009 - Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceMartina McBride “I Just Call You Mine”

2009 – Best Short Form Music VideoBeast “Mr. Hurricane”

2009 – Latin Grammy – Record Of The YearLuis Fonsi “Aqui Estoy Yo”

2009 – Latin Grammy – Best Urban Music AlbumTito El Bambino “El Patron”

2010 - Best Female Country Vocal PerformanceCarrie Underwood “Temporary Home”

2010 – Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel AlbumSteven Curtis Chapman “Beauty Will Rise”

2010 – Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel AlbumAustin’s Bridge “Times Like These”

2010 – Best Tropical Latin Album  - Juan Luis Guerra “Asondeguerra”

2010 – Latin Grammy – Best Tropical SongTito El Bambino “Te Pido Perdon”

2010 – Latin Grammy – Best Short Form Music VideoJuan Luis Guerra “Bachata En Fukuoka”

2011 – Best Country Solo PerformanceMartina McBride “I’m Gonna Love You Through It”

2011 – Best Country Solo PerformanceCarrie Underwood “Mama’s Song”

2011 – Best Country SongTrace Adkins “Gone Fishin’”

2011 – Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music PerformanceSteven Curtis Chapman “Do Everything”

2012 – Best Country Album - Hunter Hayes “Hunter Hayes”

2012 – Best Country Solo PerformanceHunter Hayes “Wanted”

2012 – Latin Grammy – Record Of The YearJuan Luis Guerra “En El Cielo No Hay Hospital”

2012 – Latin Grammy – Song Of The Year Juan Luis Guerra “En El Cielo No Hay Hospital”

2012 – Latin Grammy – Best Cumbia/Vallenato AlbumJorge Celedon & Jimmy Zambrano “Lo Que Tu Necesitas”

2013 - Best Country Solo PerformanceHunter Hayes “I Want Crazy”

2013 - Best Country Duo/Group Performance - Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill "Don't Rush"

 

 

Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum RIAA Certifications

 

A Perfect Circle - "Amotion" - album/ video longform - Platinum

The Band Perry - "Better Dig Two" - single - Platinum

The Band Perry - "Done" - single - Platinum

The Band Perry - "Pioneer" - album - Gold

Barbra Streisand - "Partners" - album - Gold

Bob Marley - "Legend" - video longform – Platinum

Brantley Gilbert - "Halfway To Heaven" - album - Gold

Brantley Gilbert - "Country Must Be Country Wide" - single - Platinum

Brantley Gilbert - "You Don't Know Her Like I Do" - single - Platinum

Brantley Gilbert - "Kick It In The Sticks" - single - Gold

Brantley Gilbert - "Just As I Am" - album - Gold

Brooks & Dunn - "Cowgirls Don’t Cry" – single - Gold

Carrie Underwood - "Some Hearts" - album - 7x Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Play On" – album – 2x Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Cowboy Casanova" – single – 2x Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Mama's Song" – single – Gold

Carrie Underwood - "Temporary Home" – single - Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Undo It" – single – Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Good Girl" – single - 2x Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away" – single - 2x Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away" – album - Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "Two Black Cadillacs" – single - Platinum

Carrie Underwood - "See You Again" – single - Gold

Cassadee Pope - "Wasting All These Tears" - single - Platinum

Cole Swindell - "Chillin' It" - single - Platinum

Counting Crows - "Films About Ghosts: The Best Of" - album - Gold

Dream Theater - "Score: XOX 20th Anniversary World Tour" – video longform - Platinum

Faith Hill - "Fireflies" - album - 2x Platinum

Foo Fighters - "Everywhere But Home" - video longform - Gold

Hunter Hayes - "Storm Warning" - single - Gold

Hunter Hayes - "Wanted" - single - 4x Platinum

Hunter Hayes - "Hunter Hayes" - album - Platinum

Hunter Hayes - "Somebody's Heartbreak" - single - Platinum

Hunter Hayes - "I Want Crazy" - single - Platinum

Juan Luis Guerra - "A Son De Guerra" – album - Platinum

Keith Anderson - "Three Chord Country and American Rock & Roll" - album - Gold

Keith Anderson - "Pickin’ Wildflowers" – single - Gold

Keith Urban - "Be Here" - album – 4X Platinum

Keith Urban - "You'll Think Of Me" - single – Gold

Keith Urban - "Making Memories Of Us" - single - Gold

Keith Urban - "Days Go By" - single - Gold

Keith Urban - "Greatest Hits: 18 Kids" – album - Gold

Keith Urban - "Defying Gravity" – album - Platinum

Keith Urban - "Tonight I Wanna Cry" - single – Gold

Keith Urban - "Sweet Thing" - single – Gold

Keith Urban - "Kiss A Girl" - single – Gold

Keith Urban - "Only You Can Love Me This Way" - single – Gold

Kellie Pickler - "Best Days Of Your Life" – single - Platinum

Kelly Clarkson - "Never Again" – single – Gold

Kelly Clarkson - "My December" – album - Platinum

LeAnn Rimes - "This Woman" - album - Gold

LeAnn Rimes - "Greatest Hits" - album - Platinum

Lindsey Stirling - "Crystallize" - single - Gold

Linkin Park - "Live In Texas" - album/DVD - Platinum

Lonestar - "Let's Be Us Again" - album - Gold

Luis Fonsi - "Palabras del Silencio" - Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Tailgates & Tanlines" – album - 2x Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Country Girl (Shake It For Me)" – single  - Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Crash My Party" – single  - 2x Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Crash My Party" – album  - 2x Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Play It Again" – single  - Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Drink A Beer" – single  - Platinum

Luke Bryan - "That's My Kind Of Night" – single  - 2x Platinum

Luke Bryan - "Spring Break...Here To Party" – album  - Gold

Manu Chao - "La Radiolina" – album - Gold

Martina McBride - "Martina" - album - 2x Platinum

Martina McBride - "This One’s For The Girls" - single – Gold

Martina McBride - "In My Daughter’s Eyes" - single - Gold

Megadeth - "That One Night: Live in Buenos Aires" – video longform - Gold

Montgomery Gentry - "My Town" - album - Platinum

Nine Inch Nails - "With Teeth" - album/DVD-A - Gold

Nirvana - "With The Lights Out" - album - Platinum

Nirvana - "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" - video longform - 3x Platinum

Obie Bermudez - "Confesiones" - album - Platinum

Papa Roach - "lovehatetragedy" – album – Gold

Phish - "Live In Vegas" - video longform - Gold

Rascal Flatts - "Me And My Gang" - album - 5x Platinum

Rascal Flatts - "What Hurts The Most" - single – Platinum

Rascal Flatts – "My Wish" - single - Platinum

Rascal Flatts – "Life Is A Highway" – single - Platinum

Rascal Flatts – "Still Feels Good" – album – 2x Platinum

Rascal Flatts - "Unstoppable" - album - Platinum

Rascal Flatts – "Nothing Like This" – album - Platinum

Rascal Flatts – "I Won't Let Go" – single - Platinum

Rascal Flatts feat. Natasha Bedingfield – "Easy" – single - Platinum

Rascal Flatts - "Changed" - album - Platinum

Rascal Flatts – "Banjo" – single - Gold

Rascal Flatts – "Rewind" – single - Gold

Reba McEntire – "Reba Duets" – album - Platinum

R.E.M. – "Reveal" – album – Gold

Rush - "Rush In Rio" - album - Gold

Rush - "Rush In Rio" - longform video/DVD – 7x Platinum

Rush - "Clockwork Angels" - longform video/DVD – Platinum

Scotty McCreery - "Clear As Day" – album - Platinum

Scotty McCreery - "The Trouble With Girls" – single - Platinum

Scotty McCreery - "Christmas With Scotty McCreery" – album - Gold

SheDaisy - "Sweet Right Here" - album - Gold

Spose – "I’m Awesome" – single - Gold

Sugarland - "Enjoy The Ride" - album – 3x Platinum

Sugarland – "Love On The Inside" – album – 2x Platinum

Sugarland – "Stay" – single – Platinum

Sugarland – "Settlin'" – single – Gold

Sugarland – "Want To" – single – Gold

Sugarland – "All I Want To Do" – single – Platinum

Sugarland – "It Happens" – single - Gold

Teddy Geiger - "For You I Will (Confidence)" - single - Gold

Tim McGraw - "Reflected: Greatest Hits: Vol.2" - album – 2x Platinum

Tim McGraw - "Let It Go" - album - Platinum

Tim McGraw - "When The Stars Go Blue" - single – Gold

Tim McGraw - "My Little Girl" - single - Platinum

Tim McGraw – "Number One Hits" – album - Platinum

Tim McGraw - "Felt Good On My Lips" - single - Gold

Tim McGraw (with Faith Hill) - "Meanwhile Back At Mama's" - single - Gold

Tim McGraw (with Faith Hill) - "I Need You" - single - Gold

Tim McGraw - "Last Dollar (Fly Away)" - single - Gold

Tim McGraw - "If You're Reading This" - single - Gold

Tim McGraw - "Better Than I Used To Be" - single - Gold

Tito El Bambino – "El Patron" – album – 2x Platinum

Tito El Bambino – "Invencible" – album – Gold

Trace Adkins – "Songs About Me" – album – 2x Platinum

Trace Adkins – "Dangerous Man" – album - Gold

Trace Adkins – "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" – single - Platinum

Vince Gill - "These Days" - album - Platinum

Victor Manuelle – "Travesia" – album - Platinum

Wynonna – "Her Story: Scenes From A Lifetime" - video longform – Gold

Zac Brown Band – "Pass The Jar: Live" - album - Gold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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