Awards & Winners

Ahmet Ertegun

Date of Birth 31-July-1923
Place of Birth Istanbul
(Marmara Region, Turkey, Greater Istanbul, Istanbul Province)
Nationality United States of America, Turkey
Also know as A. Nugetre, Jesmet, Ertegün, Ahmet, Father of Rock and Roll
Profession Record producer, Composer
Ahmet Ertegün, was a Turkish businessman, songwriter and philanthropist. He was best known as the founder and president of Atlantic Records, and for discovering and championing many leading rhythm and blues and rock musicians. He also wrote classic blues and pop songs, and served as Chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum. Ertegun has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry." He was also a significant figure in fostering ties between the U.S. and Turkey, his birthplace, and served as the chairman of The American Turkish Society for over 20 years until his death. He also co-founded the New York Cosmos soccer team of the original North American Soccer League.

Awards by Ahmet Ertegun

Check all the awards nominated and won by Ahmet Ertegun.


Grammy Trustees Award
Grammy Award for Best Album Notes
Honored for : Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings

Nominations 1992 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Album Notes Queen of Soul: The Atlantic Recordings