Tom Elmhirst

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Tom Elmhirst (born 8 June 1971) is a British mix engineer. He has worked with artists including Adele, Beck, David Bowie, Cage the Elephant, Lady Gaga, Residente, and Amy Winehouse, among many others. Elmhirst has received numerous accolades and nominations. He has won sixteen Grammy Awards, a Latin Grammy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Music Producers Guild Awards for Mix Engineer of the Year. Having won six trophies at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017, he set the record for the most Grammys won by an engineer or mixer in one night.


Elmhirst currently works out of Electric Lady Studios in New York City.

Awards and nominations

Grammy Awards 2008
"Rehab" Record of the Year Won [1]
Back to Black Album of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Vocal Album Won
"Chasing Pavements"Record of the YearNominated
"Rolling in the Deep"Won
21 Album of the YearWon
"Lonely Boy"Record of the YearNominated
El Camino Album of the YearNominated
Morning Phase Won
Best Rock Album Won
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Won
"Hello"Record of the YearWon
25 Album of the YearWon
Best Pop Vocal AlbumWon
Blackstar Best Alternative Music Album Won
Best Engineered Album, Non-ClassicalWon
Tell Me I'm Pretty Best Rock AlbumWon
Residente Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album Won
"The Joke"Record of the YearNominated
Social Cues Best Rock AlbumWon
A Star Is Born Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media Won
Scenery Best Engineered Album, Non-ClassicalNominated
Women in Music Pt. III Album of the YearNominated
"Right on Time"Record of the YearNominated
Montero Album of the YearNominated
Dawn Best Engineered Album, Non-ClassicalNominated
"Easy on Me"Record of the YearNominated
"You and Me on the Rock"Nominated
30 Album of the YearNominated
In These Silent Days Nominated
Latin Grammy Awards 2017
"Guerra" Record of the Year Nominated [2]
Residente Album of the Year Nominated
Best Urban Music Album Won
Music Producers Guild 2012
HimselfMix Engineer of the YearWon [3]
Won [4]
Primetime Emmy Awards 2022
Adele One Night Only Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special Won [5]

Selected production credits




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