LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unofficial theme for the Recording Academy's laughter-filled Special Merit Awards ceremony could easily have been old friends. When Ringo Starr and Kris Kristofferson ran into each other on the red carpet Saturday, they bear-hugged it out. Show More Summary
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will perform at the Grammys January 26. The Beatles will be honored at the Academy’s Special Merits Awards the day before, and a day after the big show, the iconic group will be the center of a performance special featuring Eurythmics and other acts playing Beatles hits. McCartney’s nominations include […]
So many bluegrass and acoustic artists have been using Kickstarter of late, seeking crowdsourced funding for new albums, that we can’t post all the ones we sniff out online. But here is one of special merit that we hope you’ll support. The Church Sisters (Savanah and […]
LOS ANGELES -- Ravi Shankar passed away in December before he could attend The Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards celebration where he was to receive...
Grammys pay tribute to Shankar, King, Temptations via Rickey.org Ravi Shankar passed away in December before he could attend The Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards celebration where he was to receive a lifetime achievement award. Show More Summary
The Recording Academy this morning announced its 2013 Special Merit Awards recipients. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, Patti Page, Ravi Shankar who died yesterday just hours before the nomonation, and the Temptations. Show More Summary
Metropolitan Diary: After the hurricane, with no transportation to the airport, a visitor was so thrilled at the kindness of a stranger that she designed a special merit badge for him.
Apple’s head of iTunes, Eddy Cue, was the one tapped to accept the Grammy Trustees Award given to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on Saturday at the Grammy Special Merit Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes “individuals who, during their careers in music, have made significant contributions, other than performance, to the field of recording.” Read full article >>
Apple VP and iCloud guru Eddy Cue recently accepted a Special Merit GRAMMY Award for the late Steve Jobs. Cue gave an acceptance speech on behalf of Apple and the Jobs family, saying that “Steve was focused on bringing music to everyone in innovative ways.” Cue worked with Jobs closely for 15 years. The GRAMMY was [...]Show More Summary
Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue accepted the Recording Academy Special Merit Grammy for contributions to the music industry on behalf of his late boss, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The Trustees Award, presented yesterday, was in recognition for Jobs' accomplishments including the iPod and iTunes music store.
While the television broadcast of The 54th Grammys airs tonight at 8PM ET on CBS, yesterday the academy’s 2012 Special Merit Awards Ceremony took place in Los Angeles where the Allman Brothers Band were among the recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Show More Summary
Back in December, The Recording Academy announced that it would be honoring Steve Jobs with a Special Merit Grammy Award. The Trustees Award for Jobs was made in recognition of his contributions to the field of music with the iPod and...Show More Summary
The Recording Academy has announced they’ll be honoring Steve Jobs with a Special Merit Grammy Award for revolutionizing the music industry based on the massive success of Apple’s iTunes Music Store As former CEO and co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs helped create products and technology that...
Slash Gear: So, the Recording Academy just announced today the recipients of its 2012 Special Merit Awards, with Steve Jobs being named a recipient of a Trustees Award for 2012 for “outstanding contributions to the industry in a nonperforming...Show More Summary
The Recording Academy today announced the winners of its annual Special Merit Grammy Awards, with Steve Jobs being named a recipient of a Trustees Award for 2012. The Trustees Award category is designed to recognize those who have made...Show More Summary
The Recording Academy announced on Wednesday that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is a posthumous recipient of a Special Merit Grammy award, while a software company in Budapest, Hungary has taken the wraps off a six-and-a-half-foot-tall memorial bronze statue of Jobs.
The Recording Academy announced today the recipients of its 2012 Special Merit Awards. Among Lifetime Achievement Award recipients such as the Allman Brothers Band and Diana Ross, Steve Jobs was honored with this year’s Trustees Award for “outstanding contributions to the industry in a nonperforming capacity”. The ceremony will be held on February 11, 2012 [...]
Awards season typically brings lots of glad-handing and self-congratulation, but producer T Bone Burnett showed little interest in engaging in the usual pleasantries Wednesday night at the Grammy Week Gala put on by the Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing....
Other pre-GRAMMY live events include MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute honoring Barbra Streisand and the Special Merit Awards Ceremony & Nominees Reception. Pre-GRAMMY Gala that features the 2011 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons honoring...Show More Summary
Grammys: The Recording Academy Announces Special Merit Award Honorees The Recording Academy today announced its 2011 Special Merit Award recipients. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Julie Andrews, Roy Haynes, Juilliard...Show More Summary