ACHOF Breaking News Update – 2023 Grammy Awards Winners

ACHOF BREAKING NEWS UPDATE for February 5, 2023 – posted by Mike Goldstein

The 2023 Grammy show – the 65th annual show, just 10 months after the COVID-delayed 2022 Award Show and taking into account music/packages that were released between the first of October, 2021 and the last day September, 2022 – took place at the Arena in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, February 5th, 2023.The Grammy Award Winners in the Packaging Categories were announced earlier today during the web-cast Grammy Awards “Premiere Ceremony”, and I’m now pleased to share the info on who the winners were below:

2023 Screen Image for “Best Recording Package” category

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

Beginningless Beginning – Chun-Tien Hsia & Qing-Yang Xiao, art directors (Tamsui-Kavalan Chinese Orchestra)

Divers – William Stichter, art director (Soporus)

Everything Was Beautiful – Mark Farrow, art director (Spiritualized)

Telos – Ming Liu, art director (Fann)

Voyeurist – Tnsn Dvsn, art director (Underoath)

and the winner was Beginningless Beginning – Qing-Yang Xiao and his daughter Chun-Tien Hsia, art directors (Tamsui-Kavalan Chinese Orchestra)

Qing-Yang Xiao and Chun-Tien Hsia – Winning Art Directors

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

Artists Inspired By Music: Interscope Reimagined – Josh Abraham, Steve Berman, Jimmy Iovine, John Janick & Jason Sangerman, art directors (Various Artists)

Big Mess – Berit Gwendolyn Gilma, art director (Danny Elfman)

Black Pumas (Collector’s Edition Box Set) – Jenna Krackenberger, Anna McCaleb & Preacher, art directors (Black Pumas)

Book – Paul Sahre, art director (They Might Be Giants)

In And Out Of The Garden: Madison Square Garden ’81 ’82 ’83 – Lisa Glines, Doran Tyson & Dave Van Patten, art directors (The Grateful Dead)

and this year’s Grammy was awarded to In And Out Of The Garden: Madison Square Garden ’81 ’82 ’83 – Lisa Glines, Doran Tyson & Dave Van Patten, art directors (The Grateful Dead)

Dave Van Patten and Lisa Glines, art directors, accept their Grammy Awards

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

The American Clavé Recordings – Fernando González, album notes writer (Astor Piazzolla)

Andy Irvine & Paul Brady – Gareth Murphy, album notes writer (Andy Irvine & Paul Brady)

Harry Partch, 1942 – John Schneider, album notes writer (Harry Partch)

Life’s Work: A Retrospective – Ted Olson, album notes writer (Doc Watson)

Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) – Bob Mehr, album notes writer (Wilco)

with Bob Mehr being awarded a shiny new Grammy Award for Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition)

Writer Bob Mehr accepts his 2023 award for Best Album Notes

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards were announced during a live streaming event that took place this past November 15th (which you can re-watch on the Grammy Awards site –

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. More pictures from the ceremony will be added as soon as I can edit them!

To see the list of all of this year’s Grammy winners, please visit the site –

All images used to illustrate this news item were screen grabs taken of the Recording Academy’s streamed presentation of its 2023 Grammy Awards “Premiere Ceremony”. All images, logos and related graphics are the property of the Recording Academy and the Grammy Awards and are used here for illustrative purposes only. Unless otherwise noted, all text and images included in this article are Copyright 2023 Mike Goldstein and – All Rights Reserved. All of the trade names mentioned in these summaries are the properties of their respective owners and are used for reference only.

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