Welcome to the Album Cover Hall of Fame

Thanks for visiting our Home Page, and welcome!

To read our latest album cover news-related headline summaries (updated the first of every month, with news flashes published as they occur), please look over to the right-hand column of this page (the most-recent is at the top).

A new class of Inductees is chosen each November by a panel of art, music, marketing and packaging experts (To read about the Album Cover Hall of Fame’s most-recent class of Inductees (2021), click here. In 2022 – to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our ACHOF poll, we turned to our readers to vote to produce a “Reader’s Choice” list of the most-popular inductees in each of the six main award categories, with the results available here

Through the establishment of this Hall of Fame, we strive to recognize the contributions of those who have had a significant impact in the ongoing development and advancement of rock and roll album cover and package-related design, illustration, art direction and photography.

Our goal is to present interesting info and stories about album cover design, art, illustration and photography – and in-depth info on the people that create it – hoping that this sparks conversations among album cover art fans like you.

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To see examples of well-curated personal collections of album cover art, take a look at our “Featured Fan Collections” area (via the Search drop-down menu) where you’ll find articles on the personal portfolios assembled by some of the top personalities in the Album Cover Art-making/marketing world.

Scholars and fans of “the art of the album cover” have garnered their resources to establish the Album Cover Art Hall of Fame Voting Committee (a voting body consisting of experts in the fields of packaging design, illustration, photography and music product marketing) whose goal is to recognize the contributions of those who have had a significant impact in the ongoing development and advancement of Rock, Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop (and related genre) album cover-related design, illustration and photography by inducting them into this Hall of Fame.

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As part of our effort to bring you closer to the people that create great album cover art, our editors are working hard to provide in-depth information on the people – past and present – that earn their living producing great album art: Biographies, portfolios, news headlines and links to relevant sites, blogs and related media. 

We publish a monthly newsletter (posted at the beginning of each month) featuring up-to-date details about album art/artist exhibitions, artist-related news and interviews, items for sale or at auction, award shows and other items we’re sure you’ll want to know about, so please take a moment to register to receive our email updates and be among the first to know what’s new and exciting here in the U.S. and around the world. Please be sure to share this site with your friends, family and anyone else you think might be a fan of album package imagery. It’s only through your ongoing efforts and support that we will be able to continue to recognize and honor the talented people whose works have become an unmistakable part of the Pop Culture fabric. Enjoy your visit – we’re working every day to add more information in every category, so come back often!

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