13th Annual Grammy Awards

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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

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]

Award winners[edit]

General field[edit]

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]


Best Recording for Children[4]

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



Composing and arranging[edit]





Musical show[edit]

Packaging and notes[edit]


Production and engineering[edit]




  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.