Grammy Honorees

Though it was recently announced that the 2022 GRAMMY Awards show, originally scheduled for January 31, will be postponed to a to-be-determined date for the healthy and safety of those involved, we wish a warm congratulations to the NYU alumni who received nominations and to the many more who hit the right note with their work on these award-worthy projects.

Record of the Year

  • David Biral (TSOA '15) and Denzel Baptiste (TSOA '14), aka Take a Daytrip, Producer/Mixer, Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Artist, I Get A Kick Out Of You
  • Zadie Smith (Professor Of Creative Writing, Faculty of Arts & Science), Artist, We Are
  • Andrew Watt (TSOA, STEINHARDT), Producer/Mixer, Peaches

Album of the Year

  • Jack Antonoff (Artist-in-Residence, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), Songwriter, Sour, Evermore
  • David Biral (TSOA '15) and Denzel Baptiste (TSOA '14), aka Take a Daytrip, Producer/Mixer, Montero
  • Raul Cubina (TSOA '15), Songwriter, Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe), Donda
  • John Cunningham (TSOA '16), Producer/Mixer, Montero 
  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Artist, Love for Sale
  • Jasper Harris (TSOA), Producer/Mixer, Montero 
  • Sean O'Brien (TSOA '09), Producer/Mixer, Evermore
  • Jasper Scheff (TSOA '17), Producer/Mixer, Montero
  • Reef (GAL '92), Producer/Mixer, Songwriter, Planet Her (Deluxe)
  • Andrew Watt (TSOA, STEINHARDT), Producer/Mixer, Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe)

Song Of The Year

  • David Biral (TSOA '15) and Denzel Baptiste (TSOA '14), aka Take a Daytrip, Songwriter, Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
  • Andrew Watt (TSOA, STEINHARDT), Songwriter, Peaches

Best Rap Song

  • Raul Cubina (TSOA '15), Songwriter, Jail
  • Jasper Harris (TSOA), Songwriter, Family Ties

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Artist, I Get a Kick Out of You

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Artist, Love for Sale

Best Music Film

  • Spike Lee (TSOA '82, HON '98), Video Director/Video Producer, David Byrne's American Utopia
  • Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson (Faculty, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), Video Director, Summer of Soul

Best Music Video

  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Artist, I Get a Kick Out of You

Best Musical Theater Album

  • Bryan Perri (STEINHARDT '01), Producer, Stephen Schwartz's Snapshots  

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

  • Craig Gillespie (STEINHARDT '99), Compilation Producer, Cruella

Best Instrumental Composition

  • Brandee Younger (STEINHARDT '08), Composer, Beautiful is Black

Best Historical Album

  • Jonathan Ward (TSOA '94), Compilation Producer, Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History Of The World’s Music

Best Immersive Audio Album

  • Darcy Proper (STEINHARDT '90), Immersive Mastering Engineer, Mutt Slang II - A Wake Of Sorrows Engulfed In Rage
  • Jim Anderson (Professor of Recorded Music, Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music), Immersive Producer, Clique

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

  • Jack Antonoff (Artist-in-Residence, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music)

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • Robert Glasper (Faculty, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), Artist, Born Again

Best Progressive R&B Performance

  • Robert Glasper (Faculty, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), Artist, Dinner Party: Dessert