Rickey Minor

Rickey Minor

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Rickey Minor is a composer and an Emmy Award winning Music Director who’s worked with such renowned recording artists as: Whitney Houston, Adele, Rihanna, Demi Lovato, Keith Urban, Diana Ross, Katy Perry, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Lopez, Little Big Town, Stevie Wonder, Arianna Grande, Carrie Underwood, Sting, John Legend, Common, Elton John, Andra Day, Usher and Beyoncé.

His numerous television credits include The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, The Emmys, American Idol, The American Music Awards, and The Kennedy Center Honors. In addition, he has worked on several major live events and award shows, including some of the most memorable Super Bowl and Grammy Award performances.

He has received seven Emmy Award nominations and one win for Outstanding Music Direction — Genius: A Night for Ray Charles, An Evening of Stars: A Tribute to Chaka Khan, The 50th Annual Grammy Awards, The 51st Annual Grammy Awards, The Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House, Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees and Taking The Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America. 

 

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

7 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Music Direction - 2017

Outstanding Music Direction - 2016

Outstanding Music Direction - 2011

Outstanding Music Direction - 2009

Outstanding Music Direction - 2008

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor and Cedric Yarbrough at the 2018 Dynamic and Diverse Celebration presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor at the 2018 Dynamic and Diverse Celebration presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Jason George, Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor and Nicole Marostica at the 2018 Dynamic and Diverse Celebration presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Rickey Minor and John Debney, Jeff Danna, and Mychael Danna at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Rickey Minor and John Debney, Cindy O’Connor, Mark Isham, and Michael Simon at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Rickey Minor and John Debney at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Adam Blackstone, Diane Warren, and Television Academy Governors Rickey Minor and John Debney at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy governor Rickey Minor introducing the panel at "The State of Asian American Representation in Hollywood" event at the Television Academy.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor and Frank Scherma attend the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Rachel Montez Minor and Rickey Minor on the red carpet at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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  • Television Academy Governors Gail Mancuso and Rickey Minor arrive at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Gail Mancuso and Rickey Minor, and Elena Ashmore arrive at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor speaks at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor speaks at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor and Elena Ashmore dance at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Common, Robert Glasper, Ava DuVernay and Rickey Minor at the 2017 Creative Arts Ball.

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  • Rickey Minor at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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  • Rickey Minor and Rachel Montez Minor on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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  • Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Rachel Minor and Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governors Michael Levine and Rickey Minor, and Rachel Bloom attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governors Michael Levine and Rickey Minor, Zachary Cowie and Kerri Drootin attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governors Michael Levine and Rickey Minor, and Jeff Russo attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governors Michael Levine and Rickey Minor attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Nora Felder, Television Academy Governor Marc Johnson, Allison Binder and Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Rachel Minor, Television Academy Governor Michael Levine, Diane Warren and Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor, Fernando Pullum and jazz musicians ages 10 – 20 from the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center in South Central Los Angeles perform atthe Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor attends the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governor Rickey Minor and Kurt Farquhar attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy Governors Rickey Minor and Michael Levine attend the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on  on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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  • Television Academy governors Michael A. Levine and Rickey Minor with conductor Mark Watters at WORDS + MUSIC, presented Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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