Steve King (audio engineer)

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Steve King
Born(1958-05-14)May 14, 1958
Northville, Michigan, US
DiedJune 3, 2014(2014-06-03) (aged 56)
Detroit, Michigan, US
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Years active1980–2014
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Steven King (May 14, 1958 – June 3, 2014) was an American record producer and audio engineer from Detroit, most known for his work at 54 Sound in Ferndale, Michigan with Shady/Aftermath artists. He won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album at 45th Annual Grammy Awards for The Eminem Show.[1]

Death[edit]

Survived by his wife, Roberta, and his son Nick, as well a sister, Jennifer Orr, stepdaughter Kimberly Coppolino and stepson Christopher VanderBerg, he died at 56 on June 3, 2014 following a battle with liver disease.[2][3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2000 The Marshall Mathers LP Grammy Award for Album of the Year Nominated [4]
2002 "Without Me" Grammy Award for Record of the Year Nominated [4]
2002 The Eminem Show Grammy Award for Album of the Year Nominated [4]
2002 The Eminem Show Grammy Award for Best Rap Album Won [4]
2003 "Lose Yourself" Grammy Award for Record of the Year Nominated [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steve King Dies". GRAMMY.com. December 2, 2014. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  2. ^ Graff, Gary. "Grammy Winning Eminem Engineer Steve King Dies at 56". Billboard. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "Steve King: Musician, producer and recording engineer who played a key". The Independent. June 13, 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Steve King". GRAMMY.com. February 15, 2019.

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