Producers and Engineers Wing Technical Guidelines

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Credits List

The Recording Academy and P&E Wing have created a recommendation document for basic crediting best practices.

Credits and Recording Metadata

Technical Guidelines For Producers And Engineers

Although the music industry's transition from analog to digital has increased convenience and creative choices, it has also presented new challenges and problems. This fact has prompted members of the P&E Wing to pool their expertise and collaborate in volunteer committee groups that address some of these problems and offer solutions.

The guidelines linked below are the result of those collaborations. These papers may be printed and shared for educational and non-commercial purposes. If you have comments regarding these documents please e-mail us at:

Recommendations for Hi-Res Music Production

Recommendation for Delivery of Recorded Music Projects

Folder Definitions

Folder Hierarchy & Naming

Crediting Definitions

The definitions linked below explain which credits are eligible to receive a GRAMMY Award and which are not.

Producer GRAMMY Award Eligibility Crediting Definitions

Engineer GRAMMY Award Eligibility Crediting Definition

Hearing Health Facts

Hearing health facts for sound professionals and musicians.

Hearing Health Facts for Sound Professionals & Musicians

Protecting Your Work: RIAA Security Best Practices Recommendations

This list of Recommendations was created by the RIAA, shared with the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, and reviewed by two Chief IT officers prior to posting.

RIAA Security Best Practices Recommendations