ACHOF BREAKING NEWS for April 3, 2022 – Grammy Awards Update

ACHOF BREAKING NEWS UPDATE for April 3, 2022 – posted by Mike Goldstein

The Grammy Award Winners in the Packaging Categories were announced today during the web-cast Grammy Awards “Premiere Ceremony”, and I’m now pleased to share the info on who the winners were below:

In the “Best Recording Package” category, the nominees were:

American Jackpot / American Girls for Reckless Kelly – Sarah Dodds & Shauna Dodds, art directors:

Carnage by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – Nick Cave & Tom Hingston, art directors;

2nd Generation Falangao Singing Group & The Chairman Crossover Big Band’s Pakelang – Li Jheng Han & Yu, Wei, art directors;

Serpentine Prison by Matt Berninger – Dayle Doyle, art director, and

Zeta by Soul Of Ears – Xiao Qing Yang, art director

and the winner was 2nd Generation Falangao Singing Group & The Chairman Crossover Big Band – Pakelang – Li Jheng Han & Yu Wei, art directors

In the “Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package” category, the nominees were:

All Things Must Pass: 50th Anniversary Edition by George Harrison – Darren Evans, Dhani Harrison & Olivia Harrison, art directors;

Soccer Mommys Color Theory – Lordess Foudre & Christopher Leckie, art directors;

The Future Bites (Limited Edition Box Set) for Steven Wilson – Simon Moore, art director;

77-81 by Gang of Four -Dan Calderwood & Jon King, art directors, and

Swimming In Circles by Mac Miller – Ramón Coronado & Marshall Rake, art directors

and the Grammy was awarded to All Things Must Pass: 50th Anniversary Edition by George Harrison – Darren Evans, Dhani Harrison & Olivia Harrison, art directors

And while we don’t “officially” cover this category, here are the nominees in the “Best Album Notes” category:

Beethoven: The Last Three Sonatas by Sunwook Kim – Ann-Katrin Zimmermann, album notes writer;

The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia And RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966 featuring Louis Armstrong – Ricky Riccardi, album notes writer;

Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology featuring Willie Dunn – Kevin Howes, album notes writer;

Etching The Voice: Emile Berliner And The First Commercial Gramophone Discs, 1889-1895 – David Giovannoni, Richard Martin & Stephan Puille, album notes writers, and

The King Of Gospel Music: The Life And Music Of Reverend James Cleveland – Robert Marovich, album notes writer

with Ricky Riccardi being awarded this year’s Grammy Award for The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia And RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966 featuring Louis Armstrong

The nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards were announced during a live streaming event that took place on November 23rd (which you can re-watch on the Grammy Awards site – https://live.grammy.com/).

Congratulations to all of the winners (and nominees). Of course, I’m going to work hard to follow up with each one of the winners to see if I can bring you their stories and, when I do, you’ll get the story right here on the ACHOF Breaking News site.

To see the list of all of this year’s Grammy winners, please visit the Grammy.com site – https://www.grammy.com/

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