"Because there wasn't a rock and roll precedent, the Beatles, when they came, turned everything upside down and made a revolution, which I didn't foresee."

  • Born George Henry Martin on Jan. 3, 1926, in London. Died March 8, 2016
     
  • Known as the "fifth Beatle," George Martin served as the primary producer for the Beatles from "Love Me Do" to Abbey Road. Martin produced 23 No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, 19 of which were by the Beatles. Martin also produced recordings for Jeff Beck, Neil Sedaka, Kenny Rogers, Elton John, and Celine Dion, among others.
     
  • He won the first two GRAMMYs of his career for 1967 for Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Album for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
  • Did you know? Martin holds the record as the producer with the most No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • In 2008 The Recording Academy hosted a Starry Night benefit honoring Martin at University of Southern California. The dinner and concert, which featured performers such as Burt Bacharach, Jeff Beck and Natalie Cole, raised funds for The Academy's music education programs.

 

George Martin

"Because there wasn't a rock and roll precedent, the Beatles, when they came, turned everything upside down and made a revolution, which I didn't foresee."

  • Born George Henry Martin on Jan. 3, 1926, in London. Died March 8, 2016
     
  • Known as the "fifth Beatle," George Martin served as the primary producer for the Beatles from "Love Me Do" to Abbey Road. Martin produced 23 No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, 19 of which were by the Beatles. Martin also produced recordings for Jeff Beck, Neil Sedaka, Kenny Rogers, Elton John, and Celine Dion, among others.
     
  • He won the first two GRAMMYs of his career for 1967 for Album Of The Year and Best Contemporary Album for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
  • Did you know? Martin holds the record as the producer with the most No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • In 2008 The Recording Academy hosted a Starry Night benefit honoring Martin at University of Southern California. The dinner and concert, which featured performers such as Burt Bacharach, Jeff Beck and Natalie Cole, raised funds for The Academy's music education programs.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for George Martin

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Wins
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Love
Best Surround Sound Album
Love
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Flaming Pie (Album)
 
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Trustees Awards
National Trustees Award - 1996
 
Nominations
Best Historical Album
Live At The BBC (Album)
 
Wins
Best Musical Show Album
The Who's Tommy
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Ebony And Ivory (Single)
Album Of The Year
Tug Of War (Album)
 
Wins
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Live And Let Die
Nominations
Album Of Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special
Live And Let Die (Album)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Let It Be
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Abbey Road (Album)
Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special
Yellow Submarine
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Hey Jude
Album Of The Year
Magical Mystery Tour (Album)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Best Contemporary Album
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Nominations
Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Or Instrumentalist(s)
A Day In The Life (Album)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Revolver (Album)
Best Arrangement Accompanying A Vocalist Or Instrumentalist
Eleanor Rigby
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Yesterday (Single)
Best Arrangement Accompanying A Vocalist Or Instrumentalist
Yesterday (Single)