Circle House Studios Scores Big With Latin Grammy Nominees & Winners
Calle 13 (Trece) nabbed numerous Latin Grammys, including;
Album of the Year
Record of the Year “Latinoamerica”
Song of the Year “Entren Los Que Quieran”
Best Urban Music Album
Best Tropical Song “Vamo’ A Portarnos Mal”
Producer of the Year – Rafael Arcaute
Best Female Pop Album
Sale El Sol, Shakira [Epic/Sony Music Latin]
Nominees for the Latin Grammys included:
Album of the Year
Euphoria Enrique Iglesias, Universal Music Latino/ Universal Republic Records.
Sale El Sol [Epic/Sony Music Latin] Shakira
Grammys nominations for 2012:
Best Reggae Album
Revelation Pt. 1: The Root of Life. Stephen Marley [Tuff Gong/ Universal Republic]
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Motivation Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne from Here I Am [Universal Motown]
Circle House Studios opened its doors in 1998. Located in North Miami, the recording studio soon became a favorite among the A-listers. Owned by the reggae legends Inner Circle, the studio has recorded artists such as; No Doubt, Mary J. Blige, Pharrell, Lenny Kravitz, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Rico Love, Jim Johnson and Good Charlotte just to name a few. Inner Circle band member.
Ian Lewis stated; “We took a little bit of Jamaica and brought it to Miami. It’s a home away from home for the artists. When we built Circle House, many of the elements reflect that relaxed vibe.”
Circle House is currently one of the only two studios in South Florida to have a SSL duality console. Each of the three rooms hold a Pro Tools HD system, one SSL 9000j and a SSL 4000g+. Along with state of the art tools, artists can lounge by the waterfall and pool while the in-house chef cooks.
“You gotta be diverse and have a good working atmosphere that’s comfortable for artists. With us you get more than just a studio”, stated studio director Abebe Lewis.