A Grammy-Winning Producer Explains How an Award Turns into Cash


On the eve of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, producer Jim Jonsin (pictured) sits at a swank rooftop lounge high above Hollywood, sipping a lime-garnished glass of water. Nominated for his work on Beyoncé's album I Am...Sasha Fierce, Jonsin exudes tranquility from beneath the brim of his gray fedora, despite the long odds of winning in a crowded field.