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Entertainment Industry Management Faculty Wins 2024 Grammy Award

By Shannon Musgrave

Carnegie Mellon University Master of Entertainment Industry Management faculty member Michele Smith was a winner at the 66th Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024.

Smith is a producer on “Written In Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos,” which won the award for Best Historical Album. She serves as vice president of legacy and estate brand management at Craft Recordings, the catalog label of Concord, the largest independent global leader in the development and acquisition of recorded music, music publishing and theatrical performance rights.

Best Historical Album: “Written In Their Soul: The Stax Songwriter Demos” – Robert Gordon, Deanie Parker, Cheryl Pawelski, Michele Smith and Mason Williams, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer; Michael Graves, restoration engineer.

This article originally appeared on the Carnegie Mellon University news site.
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