Special Recognition

  • Best Spoken Word Album Patti Smith - M Train
  • Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media Miles Davis - Miles Ahead
  • Best Historical Album The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol.12 (Collector's Edition) - Steve Berkowitz & Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering engineer (Bob Dylan)
  • Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Greg Kurstin (Adele - Hello, Water Under The Bridge
    Max Martin (Adele - Send My Love (To Your New Lover))