Brookesmith natives Sarah (left) and Shauna Dodds won their second Grammy in three years for Best Recording Package on Monday night at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
At the Staples Center, the Dodds sisters and collaborator Dick Reeves from their Backstage Design Studio accepted the illustrious accolade for their work on “Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Willis and His Texas Playboys” by country music group Asleep at the Wheel.
The Grammy is presented for the visual look of an album. It is awarded to the art director(s) of the winning album. This Grammy award dates back to 1959 and has included winning albums from singer Frank Sinatra and rock band The Rolling Stones.
Other nominees in the category Monday night included “Alagoas,” “Bush,” “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (Deluxe Edition)” and “My Happiness.”
The Dodds sisters won their first Grammy in 2014 in the same category with the cover of Texas country band Reckless Kelly’s “Long Night Moon.” Their first Grammy nomination came in 2012 with the artwork on Reckless Kelly’s “Good Luck & True Love.” Nominations for this year’s occasion were announced December 7, 2015.
The sisters formed Backstage Design, based in Austin, in 2004 and have either won or been nominated for several album artwork awards at the ADDY Awards and the Lone Star Music Awards.