56th GRAMMYs, Beatles Special Win Creative Arts Emmys

Music's Biggest Night wins Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special; Don Was honored for Outstanding Music Direction for Beatles special
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    The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles
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    Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A GRAMMY Salute" on Jan. 27 in Los Angeles
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    Don Was
August 18, 2014 -- 1:21 pm PDT

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast won a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, and GRAMMY winner Don Was received the Outstanding Music Direction award for "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A GRAMMY Salute." Winners were announced Aug. 16 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

The 56th GRAMMYs' award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special recognized the following winners:

Tom Holmes, Broadcast Production Mixer; Eric Johnston, Playback Mixer; John Harris, Broadcast Music Mixer; Eric Schilling, Broadcast Music Mixer; Mikael Stewart, House Production Mixer; Ron Reaves, House Music Mixer; Tom Pesa, Stage Mixer; Michael Parker, Stage Mixer; Pablo Munguia, Playback Mixer; Josh Morton, Package Mixer; Bob LaMasney, Sweetening Mixer

"The Beatles: The Night That Changed America" is up for an additional two nominations for Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special and Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will take place Aug. 25 in Los Angeles.

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards was produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich was executive producer and Louis J. Horvitz was the director. David Wild and Ehrlich were the writers. "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A GRAMMY Salute" was produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures. Ehrlich was executive producer, Rac Clark was co-executive producer, Gregg Gelfand was director, and Wild and Ehrlich were the writers.

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