Waves Audio has been presented with a prestigious 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, honoring its innovative professional music production software. A formal announcement was made during the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast, which was held at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, and broadcast live on CBS.
This Special Merit GRAMMY is awarded by vote of the Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Producers & Engineers Wing Chapter Committees and ratified by The Recording Academy’s National Trustees. The award is presented to companies that have made outstanding contributions of technical significance to the recording field. With this presentation of the Technical GRAMMY®, Waves joins a prestigious list of previous recipients which includes such well-known names as Apple, Sony/Philips, Shure and Yamaha.
“This award is a tremendous honor for the entire Waves team,” stated Gilad Keren, founder and CEO of Waves Audio. “"Knowing that we've played a part in the creation of so much great music over the years motivates us to keep making new tools for the audio community, doing our small part to enable their creativity. We thank The Recording Academy, its members, and our users for this great honor.”
“On behalf of everyone at Waves, we are proud to accept this award,” said Meir Shaashua, co-founder and CTO of Waves Audio. “It is such a beautiful experience to be part of the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, celebrating along with our colleagues and peers. Waves has accomplished a great deal in the two decades since our founding, and we look forward to furthering our contributions as the years progress.”