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Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards Honor The Beatles

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

Remaining Beatles To Perform At Grammys

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 […]

The Church Sisters need your help

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 […]

Grammys Honor Carole King, The Temptations, Ravi Shankar

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

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

Grammy 2013 Lifetime Acheivement Winners: Ravi Shankar, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King & More

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

A Sandy Samaritan

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.

iTunes chief accepts Steve Jobs’s Grammy

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 Exec Eddy Cue Accepts Special Grammy For Steve Jobs [Video]

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’s Eddy Cue accepts Special Merit Grammy for contributions to the music industry on behalf of Steve Jobs

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.

Dickey Betts No Shows as Allman Brothers Band Accepts Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

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

Eddy Cue Accepts Special Grammy Award Honoring Steve Jobs

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

Steve Jobs to receive special Grammy award for revolutionizing music industry

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...

Steve Jobs awarded posthumous special Grammy

Steve Jobs has been awarded a posthumous Grammy by the Recording Academy. On Wednesday the group announced the winners of its 2012 Special Merit Awards, including musician Dave Bartholomew, recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder and Steve...Show More Summary

Grammys To Honor Steve Jobs With Trustee Award...

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

Steve Jobs Honored with Special Trustees Grammy Award

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

Steve Jobs awarded posthumous Grammy, memorial statue unveiled in Hungary

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.

Steve Jobs honored with 2012 Grammy Special Merit Award for contributions to music

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 [...]

Grammys 2011: T Bone Burnett gets Recording Academy President's Special Merit Award, slams MP3 technology

3 years agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Pop & Hiss

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....

Grammys Leverage YouTube, Twitter, and More For 3-Day Virtual Pre-Show

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

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