T Bone was awarded two Grammys, yesterday, taking home statues for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media, for his work on Crazy Heart, and Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media, along with Ryan Bingham, for “The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)”.
On Wednesday, the president of the National Academy Of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) presented T Bone with the President’s Special Merit Award at an event attended by hundreds of recording artists, industry peers and luminaries.
As Senior Executive Director of NARAS’ Producers & Engineers Wing, Maureen Droney, stated, “[T Bone} is revered for the quality and integrity of his work. His career spans 40 years, yet he remains on the cutting edge and is eminently respected by his peers. I can’t think of a better individual to represent the spirit of this event, which celebrates the people who work behind the scenes to create music.”