Assassin’s Creed Valhalla soundtrack has won the first ever video game soundtrack Grammy award. Composer Stephanie Economou picked up the award for her work on the Dawn of Ragnarok expansion.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla soundtrack composer “shocked” by the win
Economou said that she was “shocked” and “amazed” at winning a Grammy. In an interview published on the Recording Academy’s official website, she expressed her delight at picking up the very first Grammy award handed out for video game scores.
Composer @StephEconomou won a GRAMMY for their work on “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarök.”
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— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) February 5, 2023
“It’s a big thing and I feel very validated by this community, and I’m beyond grateful to be here,” Economou said. “I’m honored especially because this is the first year this category exists.”
Economou previously worked on 2014’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
The Assassin’s Creed franchise has consistently earned praise over the years for its soundtrack – from Ezio’s Family and Venice Rooftops to Valhalla’s Dawn of Ragnarok score. The newly-introduced Grammy category itself is a major achievement for the video games industry.