Nominated For: Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls (Released April 9, 2012)
Previous Projects: Instructor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Creative Vice President of RCA Music Group, Creative Director for the Kings of Leon
Brett Kilroe is a veteran of creative direction in the music industry, serving as Vice President of RCA Music Group and Creative Director to the Kings of Leon. Kilroe played a large part in molding the image of former devout Christians turned rockers, Kings of Leon, which was portrayed in their 2011 documentary Talihina Sky. Kilroe is also responsible for the album art and packaging for the artists he works with, which has earned him a GRAMMY nomination for Alabama Shakes' Boys & Girls. Kilroe chose a simple, clean, and balanced cover for the group's debut album.