13th Annual Grammy Awards

The 13th Annual Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, on ABC, and marked the ceremony's first live telecast. They recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1970. The ceremony was hosted for the first time by Andy Williams.[1][2]

13th Annual Grammy Awards
Date16 March 1971
LocationHollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California
Hosted byAndy Williams
Most awardsSimon & Garfunkel (3)
Most nominationsPaul Simon and The Carpenters (5)
Television/radio coverage
NetworkABC

Award winnersEdit

General fieldEdit

Record of the Year[3]

Roy Halee, Art Garfunkel & Paul Simon, producers
Jack Daugherty, producer
Ray Stevens, producer
Peter Asher, producer
George Martin, producer

Album of the Year[3]

Roy Halee, Art Garfunkel & Paul Simon, producers
James William Guercio, producer
Jack Daugherty, producer
David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Neil Young, producers
Gus Dudgeon, producer
Peter Asher, producer

Song of the Year[3]

Paul Simon, songwriter (Simon and Garfunkel)
Ray Stevens, songwriter (Ray Stevens)
James Taylor, songwriter (James Taylor)
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, songwriters (The Beatles)
Roger Nichols & Paul Williams, songwriters (The Carpenters)

Best New Artist[3]

Children'sEdit

Best Recording for Children[4]

  • The Sesame Street Book & Record - (various artists)  
Joan Ganz Cooney, Thomas Z. Shepard, producers

ClassicalEdit

ComedyEdit

Composing and arrangingEdit

CountryEdit

FolkEdit

GospelEdit

JazzEdit

Musical showEdit

Packaging and notesEdit

PopEdit

Production and engineeringEdit

R&BEdit

SpokenEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Drew, Michael H. (17 March 1971). "Simon, Garfunkel Head Grammy List". The Milwaukee Journal. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ "1970 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d "The 13th Annual Grammy Awards". The Marshall News Messenger. 14 March 1971. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Simon and Garfunkel Top Beatles for '70 Recording Honors". Daily Press. 1 February 1971. Retrieved 29 November 2020.