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Back on the Block
Back on the Block
is a 1989 studio album produced by Quincy Jones.[4] The album features legendary musicians and singers from across three generations, including Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and a 12 year old Tevin Campbell.

Contents

1 Overview

1.1 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
and Sarah Vaughan

2 Grammy Awards 3 Track listing 4 Charts

4.1 Weekly Charts

5 Certifications 6 Credits and personnel 7 See also 8 References

Overview[edit] Multiple singles were lifted from the album and found success on Pop and R&B radio, including "I'll Be Good To You", "I Don't Go For That", "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)", and "Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)" which was originally an instrumental track on The Brothers Johnson's Look Out for #1 set. "Tomorrow" is also noteworthy for introducing a young Tevin Campbell to the music scene. Back on the Block
Back on the Block
won the 1991 Grammy Award for Album
Album
of the Year. Jones' track, Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song) was featured on the soundtrack of the 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood. Back on the Block
Back on the Block
topped the R&B Albums chart at number-one for twelve weeks, and topped the Contemporary Jazz
Jazz
Albums chart as well. Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
and Sarah Vaughan[edit] Back on the Block
Back on the Block
featured the last studio recordings of jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
and Sarah Vaughan. Fitzgerald and Jones had previously worked together on her 1963 album with Count Basie, Ella and Basie!. Jones had produced three albums with Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
when they both worked for Mercury Records. Grammy Awards[edit] At the 33rd Grammy Awards, Back on the Block
Back on the Block
won seven Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Album
Album
of the Year. In arranging, Jerry Hey, Quincy Jones, Ian Prince and Rod Temperton won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement for "Birdland", and Glen Ballard, Hey, Jones and Clif Magness won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s) for "The Places You Find Love". Jones also won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz
Jazz
Fusion Performance for "Birdland", and the Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical. Bruce Swedien
Bruce Swedien
won the Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for his work on the album. Ray Charles
Ray Charles
and Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan
won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "I'll Be Good To You". The Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
went to Big Daddy Kane, Ice-T, Tevin Campbell, Kool Moe Dee, Melle Mel, Quincy Jones III and Jones for "Back on the Block". Track listing[edit] All Tracks Produced by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
and Rod Temperton. ”Tomorrow (A Better You, A Better Me)” Co-produced by Jerry Hey.

# Title Writer(s) Arranger(s) Time

1 "Prologue (2Q's Rap)" Big Daddy Kane, Quincy Jones

1:04

2 "Back on the Block" Jones, Rod Temperton, Siedah Garrett, Caiphus Semenya, Ice-T, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, Big Daddy Kane Rhythm by Quincy Jones, QD III, Rod Temperton
Rod Temperton
& Bill Summers Vocals by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Andraé Crouch 6:34

3 "I Don't Go for That" Ian Prince Rhythm & Vocals by Ian Prince 5:11

4 "I'll Be Good to You" George Johnson, Louis Johnson, Sonora Sam Rhythm & Vocals by Quincy Jones 4:54

5 "The Verb To Be (Introduction to Wee B. Dooinit)" Mervyn Warren

0:29

6 "Wee B. Dooinit (Acapella Party by the Human Bean Band)" Jones, Garrett, Ian Prince Rhythm by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Ian Prince Vocals by Quincy Jones, Ian Prince, Siedah Garrett, Mark Kibble & Rod Temperton 3:34

7 "The Places You Find Love" Glen Ballard, Clif Magness African Lyrics by Caiphus Semenya Rhythm Originally by Quincy Jones, Clif Magness & Glen Ballard Vocals by Quincy Jones, Andraé Crouch
Andraé Crouch
& Caiphus Semenya 6:25

8 " Jazz
Jazz
Corner of the World (Introduction to "Birdland")" Big Daddy Kane, Kool Moe Dee Rhythm by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Bill Summers 2:54

9 "Birdland” Joe Zawinul Rhythm by Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton
Rod Temperton
& Ian Prince Horns by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Jerry Hey 5:33

10 "Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song)" Ivan Lins, Gilson Peranzzetta Rhythm by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Greg Phillinganes Vocals by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Mark Kibble 5:05

11 "One Man Woman" Garrett, Ian Prince, Harriet Roberts Rhythm by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Ian Prince 3:44

12 "Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)" Music by George Johnson, Louis Johnson Lyrics by Siedah Garrett Rhythm by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Jerry Hey Vocals by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Rod Temperton 4:46

13 "Prelude to the Garden" Jorge Calandrelli Synth Strings by Jorge Calandrelli 0:54

14 "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)" Jones, Temperton, Garrett, El DeBarge Rhythm by Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
& Rod Temperton Vocals by Quincy Jones, Siedah Garrett
Siedah Garrett
& Rod Temperton Synthesizer by Jerry Hey 6:41

Charts[edit] Weekly Charts[edit]

Chart (1989-1990) Peak position

Austrian Albums Chart[5] 19

Dutch Albums Chart[6] 38

German Albums Chart[7] 5

New Zealand Albums Chart[8] 24

Norwegian Albums Chart[9] 16

Swedish Albums Chart[10] 26

Swiss Albums Chart[11] 21

UK Albums Chart[12] 26

US Billboard 200[13] 9

US Top Contemporary Jazz
Jazz
Albums 1

US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[14] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales

Canada (Music Canada)[15] Gold 50,000^

United Kingdom (BPI)[16] Gold 100,000^

United States (RIAA)[17] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone ^shipments figures based on certification alone

Credits and personnel[edit] Recorded in 1988 and early 1989, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, the credits include:

Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
- Lead Vocals (Track 1), Choir Conductor (7), Handclaps (2, 6, 9), Drums (6), Drum Machine (2), M1 Pads (10) Al B. Sure!
Al B. Sure!
– Lead Vocals, Background Vocals (Track 14) Nadirah Ali - Background Vocals (Track 3) Maxi Anderson - Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Big Daddy Kane
Big Daddy Kane
- Rap (vocals) (Tracks 2, 8) Peggi Blu
Peggi Blu
- Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) McKinley Brown - Background Vocals (Track 12) Tevin Campbell – Lead Vocals (Tracks 2, 12) Ray Charles
Ray Charles
- Lead Vocals (Track 4) Andraé Crouch
Andraé Crouch
– Vocal Arranger, Choir Conductor, Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) Sandra Crouch - Choir Conductor (Track 2), Background Vocals (2, 7) Rose Banks - Choir Director (Track 12), Background Vocals (2, 7) Voncielle Faggett - Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) Jean Johnson-McRath - Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) Howard McCrary - Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) Perry Morgan - Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) Alfie Silas - Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) El DeBarge - Lead Vocals, Background Vocals (Track 14) Chad Durio - Background Vocals (Track 12) Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
- Lead Vocals (Tracks 6, 8-9) Geary Lanier Foggett – Additional Background Vocals (Track 7) Kenneth Ford – Background Vocals (Track 12) Jania Foxworth – Background Vocals (Track 12) Siedah Garrett
Siedah Garrett
– Lead Vocals (Tracks 3, 6-7, 11), Background Vocals (Tracks 3, 11, 14, sampled on 7, additional on 4), Choir Director (12) Tammie Gibson – Background Vocals (Tracks 2, 7) Jim Gilstrap – Sampled Background Vocals (Track 4) Jackie Gouche – Additional Background Vocals (Track 7) Reginale Green - Background Vocals (Track 12)

Alex Harris – Background Vocals (Track 12) Howard Hewett – Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Jennifer Holliday – Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Pattie Howard – Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Ice-T
Ice-T
- Rap (Track 2) James Ingram
James Ingram
– Lead Vocals (Track 14), Additional Background Vocals (4), Sampled Background Vocals (7) Jesse Jackson
Jesse Jackson
- Narrator (Track 2) Al Jarreau
Al Jarreau
- Vocals (Track 6) Tiffany Johnson - Background Vocals (Track 12) Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan
- Lead Vocals (Tracks 4, 7) Kool Moe Dee - Rap (Tracks 2, 8) Edie Lehmann - Additional Background Vocals (Track 6), Sampled Background Vocals (7) Clif Magness - Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Donovan McCrary - Background Vocals (Track 12) Bobby McFerrin
Bobby McFerrin
- Vocals, Additional Percussion (Track 6) Melle Mel
Melle Mel
- Rap (Track 2) Phil Perry – Additional Background Vocals (Track 4) Tyren Perry – Background Vocals (Track 12) Derrick Schofield – Additional Background Vocals (Track 7) Caiphus Semenya - Background Vocals (Track 2) Shane Shoaf - Background Vocals (Track 12) Take 6
Take 6
- Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10) Alvin Chea - Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10) Cedric Dent - Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10) Mark Kibble – Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10) Claude McKnight – Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10) David Thomas - Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10) Mervyn Warren
Mervyn Warren
- Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 6, 10), Talking Voices (5) Luther Vandross
Luther Vandross
- Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
- Lead Vocals (Tracks 6, 8-10) Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick
- Sampled Background Vocals (Track 7) Barry White
Barry White
- Lead Vocals (Track 14) Syreeta Wright
Syreeta Wright
- Sampled Background Vocals (Track 4) Charity Young - Background Vocals (Track 12) Miles Davis
Miles Davis
Trumpet
Trumpet
Solo (Tracks 8-9) Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
Trumpet
Trumpet
Solo (Tracks 8-9) Gary Grant – Trumpet
Trumpet
(Track 9) Jerry Hey Trumpet
Trumpet
(Track 9), Additional Keyboards (7) Bill Reichenbach Jr. - Trombone
Trombone
(Track 9) Gerald Albright
Gerald Albright
– Alto Saxophone Solo (Tracks 10, 12) James Moody - Alto Saxophone Solo (Tracks 8-9) Larry Williams - Saxophone (Track 9), Keyboards (9, 13-14, sampled on 7), Sampled Synthesizer (7), Synth Programming (3-4, 11, 13-14) George Benson
George Benson
- Guitar
Guitar
Solo (Tracks 8-10) Paul Jackson Jr.
Paul Jackson Jr.
– Sampled Guitar
Guitar
(Track 7) George Johnson - Guitar
Guitar
(Track 4), Sampled Background Vocals (4) Michael Landau
Michael Landau
– Sampled Guitar
Guitar
(Track 7) Steve Lukather
Steve Lukather
Guitar
Guitar
(Tracks 12, 14) Nathan East
Nathan East
- Bass Guitar
Guitar
(Track 9) Louis Johnson – Moog Synth Bass (Tracks 2, 4), Bass Guitar
Guitar
(2, 4, sampled on 7), Sampled Background Vocals (4) Neil Stubenhaus - Synth Bass (Track 12), Bass Guitar
Guitar
(14) Michael Boddicker
Michael Boddicker
- Drum Machine (Track 2), M1 Pads (10), Synth Pads (10), Synth Programming (4, 7, 9) Ollie Brown – Percussion (Track 12) Paulinho da Costa
Paulinho da Costa
- Percussion (Track 10, sampled on 7) J. C. Gomez - African Percussion (Track 2) Harvey Mason
Harvey Mason
Sr. – Drums (Track 4) John Robinson – Drums (Tracks 12, 14, sampled on 7) Sheila E.
Sheila E.
- Timbales
Timbales
Solo (Track 11) Bill Summers - Percussion (Track 8, African on 2, additional on 7), hindewhu Bruce Swedien
Bruce Swedien
– Recording Engineer (All Tracks), Mixing (All Tracks), Kick & Snare Drums (Tracks 4, 14) Rod Temperton
Rod Temperton
- Drum Machine (Tracks 1-2), Handclaps (2, 6, 9) Ian Underwood - Handclaps (Tracks 2, 6, 9), Synth Programming (3-4, 10) Brad Sundberg – Technical Director, additional engineering Jorge Calandrelli – Synth Strings (Track 13) George Duke
George Duke
- Keyboard Solo (Track 11), Fender Rhodes Solo (10) Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
- Keyboard Solo (Tracks 3, 7, 10), Synth Pads (10) Randy Kerber – Keyboards (Track 12), Sampled Keyboards (7), Sampled Synthesizer (7) Rhett Lawrence
Rhett Lawrence
- Fairlight Bass and Analog Guitar
Guitar
Synthesizer (Track 7) David Paich
David Paich
– Keyboards (Tracks 4, 10, additional on 7) Greg Phillinganes
Greg Phillinganes
– Keyboards (Tracks 2, 4, 10-11), Fender Rhodes (12, 14) Steve Porcaro
Steve Porcaro
– Synth Programming (Tracks 2, 4, 7, 10) Ian Prince - Keyboards (Tracks 3-4, 9-11), Vocoder (6), Background Vocals (3) Michael C. Young - Synth Programming (Track 9) Joe Zawinul
Joe Zawinul
– Synthesizer Solo (Tracks 2, 8), Sampled Synthesizer (9) Skye Aspen Morris Michael Laurie Rox (Record One)

See also[edit]

List of number-one R&B albums of 1990 (U.S.)

References[edit]

^ Allmusic review ^ Christgau, Robert (February 6, 1990). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved October 9, 2013.  ^ Ebony review ^ Allmusic - Back on the Block
Back on the Block
> Overview ^ "Austrian Albums Chart - February 25, 1990". Austrian Album
Album
Charts (in German). Hung Median.  ^ "Dutch Albums Chart - June 2, 1990". dutchcharts.nl. Hung Median.  ^ http://www.charts.org.nz/showitem.asp?interpret=Quincy+Jones&titel=Back+On+The+Block&cat=a.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ " Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
- Back on the Block". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien.  ^ " Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
- Back on the Block". norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien.  ^ " Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
- Back on the Block". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien.  ^ " Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
- Back on the Block". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien.  ^ " UK Albums Chart
UK Albums Chart
- February 11, 1990". UK Albums Chart. Official Charts Company.  ^ " Billboard 200
Billboard 200
- February 3, 1990". Billboard.  ^ "Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums - February 3, 1990". Billboard.  ^ "Canadian album certifications – Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
– Back on the Block". Music Canada.  ^ "British album certifications – Quincy Jones
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– Back on the Block". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Back on the Block in the search field and then press Enter. ^ "American album certifications – Back on the Block". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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Quincy Jones

Discography Awards

Albums

Jazz
Jazz
Abroad This Is How I Feel About Jazz Go West, Man! Quincy's Home Again The Birth of a Band! The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones I Dig Dancers Around the World Newport '61 The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Live (in Zurich!) The Quintessence Big Band Bossa Nova Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Plays Hip Hits Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Explores the Music of Henry Mancini Golden Boy I Had a Ball Quincy Plays for Pussycats Quincy's Got a Brand New Bag Walking In Space Gula Matari Smackwater Jack You've Got It Bad Girl Body Heat Mellow Madness I Heard That!! Roots Sounds...and Stuff Like That!! Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Live at the Budokan The Dude Back on the Block Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux Q's Jook Joint Basie and Beyond The Original Jam Sessions 1969 Q: Soul Bossa Nostra

Compilations

Ndeda The Best From Q with Love Q The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones

Singles

“Soul Bossa Nova” "Sanford and Son Theme (The Streetbeater)" "Stuff Like That" "Ai No Corrida" "Just Once" "One Hundred Ways" "I'll Be Good to You" "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)"

Other works

With Michael Jackson

Off the Wall E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Thriller Bad

With Frank Sinatra

It Might as Well Be Swing Sinatra at the Sands L.A. Is My Lady

With USA for Africa

"We Are the World"

With Artists for Haiti

" We Are the World
We Are the World
25 for Haiti"

With Lesley Gore

"It's My Party"

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Ella Fitzgerald

Studio albums

Ella Sings Gershwin Songs in a Mellow Mood Lullabies of Birdland For Sentimental Reasons Miss Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
& Mr Gordon Jenkins Invite You to Listen and Relax Sweet and Hot Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Cole Porter Song Book Ella and Louis Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Rodgers & Hart Song Book Ella and Louis
Ella and Louis
Again Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Duke Ellington Song Book Like Someone in Love Porgy and Bess Ella Swings Lightly Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Irving Berlin Song Book Get Happy! Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas Hello, Love Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings Songs from "Let No Man Write My Epitaph" Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! Rhythm Is My Business Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson Ella Swings Gently with Nelson Ella Sings Broadway Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book Ella and Basie! These Are the Blues Hello, Dolly! Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book Ella at Duke's Place Whisper Not Brighten the Corner Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas 30 by Ella Misty Blue Ella Things Ain't What They Used to Be (And You Better Believe It) Ella Loves Cole Take Love Easy Fine and Mellow Ella and Oscar Fitzgerald and Pass... Again Lady Time Dream Dancing A Classy Pair Ella Abraça Jobim The Best Is Yet to Come Speak Love Nice Work If You Can Get It Easy Living All That Jazz

Live albums

At the Opera House Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
and Billie Holiday at Newport Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Live at Mister Kelly's Ella in Berlin: Mack the Knife Ella in Hollywood Ella Returns to Berlin Twelve Nights in Hollywood Ella at Juan-Les-Pins Ella in Hamburg Ella and Duke at the Cote D'Azur Sunshine of Your Love Newport Jazz
Jazz
Festival: Live at Carnegie Hall The Stockholm Concert, 1966 Ella in Budapest Ella à Nice Jazz
Jazz
at Santa Monica Civic '72 Ella in London Montreux '75 Montreux '77 Digital III at Montreux A Perfect Match Sophisticated Lady

Other albums

Songs from Pete Kelly's Blues One O'Clock Jump Back on the Block The Complete Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
Song Books Pure Ella The Complete Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald
& Louis Armstrong on Verve Jukebox Ella: The Complete Verve Singles, Vol. 1 Gold

Tribute albums

Dear Ella To Ella We All Love Ella: Celebrating the First Lady of Song

Filmography

Ride 'Em Cowboy Pete Kelly's Blues St. Louis Blues

Related topics

Discography Awards Louis Armstrong collaborations A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim

Book Category

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Grammy Award for Album
Album
of the Year

1959–1979

The Music from Peter Gunn
The Music from Peter Gunn
Henry Mancini
Henry Mancini
(1959) Come Dance with Me! – Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1960) The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
(1961) Judy at Carnegie Hall
Judy at Carnegie Hall
Judy Garland
Judy Garland
(1962) The First Family – Vaughn Meader
Vaughn Meader
(1963) The Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
Album
Album
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1964) Getz/Gilberto
Getz/Gilberto
– Stan Getz, João Gilberto
João Gilberto
(1965) September of My Years Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1966) A Man and His Music Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1967) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles
The Beatles
(1968) By the Time I Get to Phoenix – Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
(1969) Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1970) Bridge over Troubled Water
Bridge over Troubled Water
– Simon & Garfunkel (1971) Tapestry – Carole King
Carole King
(1972) The Concert for Bangladesh – Various (1973) Innervisions
Innervisions
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1974) Fulfillingness' First Finale
Fulfillingness' First Finale
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1975) Still Crazy After All These Years
Still Crazy After All These Years
Paul Simon
Paul Simon
(1976) Songs in the Key of Life
Songs in the Key of Life
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1977) Rumours – Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac
(1978) Saturday Night Fever – Bee Gees/Various (1979)

1980–2000

52nd Street – Billy Joel
Billy Joel
(1980) Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
(1981) Double Fantasy
Double Fantasy
John Lennon
John Lennon
and Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono
(1982) Toto IV
Toto IV
– Toto (1983) Thriller – Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(1984) Can't Slow Down – Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
(1985) No Jacket Required
No Jacket Required
Phil Collins
Phil Collins
(1986) Graceland – Paul Simon
Paul Simon
(1987) The Joshua Tree
The Joshua Tree
– U2 (1988) Faith – George Michael
George Michael
(1989) Nick of Time – Bonnie Raitt
Bonnie Raitt
(1990) Back on the Block
Back on the Block
Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
and various artists (1991) Unforgettable... with Love Natalie Cole
Natalie Cole
(1992) Unplugged – Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton
(1993) The Bodyguard – Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
(1994) MTV Unplugged – Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
(1995) Jagged Little Pill
Jagged Little Pill
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette
(1996) Falling into You
Falling into You
Celine Dion
Celine Dion
(1997) Time Out of Mind – Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(1998) The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
(1999) Supernatural – Santana (2000)

2001–present

Two Against Nature
Two Against Nature
Steely Dan
Steely Dan
(2001) O Brother, Where Art Thou? Soundtrack (2002) Come Away with Me
Come Away with Me
Norah Jones
Norah Jones
(2003) Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Outkast
Outkast
(2004) Genius Loves Company
Genius Loves Company
Ray Charles
Ray Charles
and various artists (2005) How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
– U2 (2006) Taking the Long Way
Taking the Long Way
Dixie Chicks
Dixie Chicks
(2007) River: The Joni Letters – Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
(2008) Raising Sand
Raising Sand
Robert Plant
Robert Plant
& Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
(2009) Fearless – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
(2010) The Suburbs
The Suburbs
Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire
(2011) 21 – Adele
Adele
(2012) Babel – Mumford & Sons (2013) Random Access Memories
Random Access Memories
Daft Punk
Daft Punk
(2014) Morning Phase
Morning Phase
Beck
Beck
(2015) 1989 – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
(2016) 25 – Adele
Adele
(2017) 24K Magic –

.