Today, the Recording Academy named Glen Campbell, the Allman Brothers Band, George Jones, Diana Ross, Gil Scott-Heron, the Memphis Horns and Antonio Carlos Jobim as recipients of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards. Steve Jobs, Dave Bartholomew and Rudy Van Gelder were also chosen to receive Trustee Awards.
The recipients will be honored at an invitation-only ceremony Feb.11, and the honorees will be acknowledged the following day during the telecast of the 54th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center.
"This year's honorees offer a variety of brilliance, contributions and lasting impressions on our culture," Neil Portnow, president and chief executive of the Recording Academy, said in a statement released Wednesday. "It is an honor to recognize such a diverse group of individuals whose talents and achievements have had an indelible impact on our industry."