Rickey Minor


Rickey Minor is an Emmy® Award winning Music Director, Conductor, Composer, Producer, and Author.

He’s worked with renowned recording artists such as:  Adele, Rihanna, Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato, Keith Urban, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Katy Perry, Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Khalid, Jennifer Lopez, Sting, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Arianna Grande, Janelle Monáe, Andra Day, H.E.R., John Legend, Cynthia Erivo, Bette Midler, Carrie Underwood, Mickey Guyton, Gladys Knight, Little Big Town, Lenny Kravitz, Brandi Carlile, Garth Brooks, Ray Charles, Chance the Rapper, Faith Hill, Usher, Elton John, Common, Ed Sheeran, and Beyoncé.

His numerous television credits include The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, American Idol, The Kennedy Center Honors, The American Music Awards, The Super Bowl, The Grammys, The Emmys, and The Academy Awards.

He’s received 12 Emmy Award Nominations for Outstanding Music Direction and 2 wins. (*) 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; Taking The Stage: African American Music & Stories That Changed America (*); “The 91st Annual Academy Awards”; “Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul” ;“The 92nd Annual Academy Awards”; “The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors” (*); “Celebrating America: An Inauguration Night Special.”

Minor’s book, There’s No Traffic on the Extra Mile was released in January, 2009.