Queen, Tina Turner among Grammy honorees

Rock legends Queen and Tina Turner are among those set to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gramm...

Posted: Jan. 10, 2018 9:16 AM
Updated: Jan. 10, 2018 1:33 PM

Rock legends Queen and Tina Turner are among those set to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Grammys.

Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan and the Meters will also receive the award that "celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording."

Bill Graham, Seymour Stein, and John Williams will be this year's Trustees Award honorees, and Tony Agnello and Richard Factor will receive Technical Grammy Awards.

All the honors fall under the category of Special Merit Awards from the Recording Academy, the organization behind the Grammys that represents those working in the music industry.

Neil Portnow, president and chief executive officer of the Recording Academy, hailed the honorees in a statement.

"This year's Special Merit Awards recipients are a prestigious group of diverse and influential creators who have crafted or contributed to some of the most distinctive recordings in music history," Portnow said. "These exceptionally inspiring figures are being honored as legendary performers, creative architects, and technical visionaries. Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy."

A special award presentation ceremony and concert celebrating the honorees will be held this summer.

The 60th annual Grammy Awards will air live from New York on January 28 on CBS.

Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan and the Meters also to honored

Grammys to air January 28 on CBS

Article Comments

Chico
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 64°
Oroville
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 64°
Paradise
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 64°
Chester
Scattered Clouds
49° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 47°
Red Bluff
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 63°
Willows
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 64°
Afternoon and evening storms are still likely in the mountains, foothills much of the week.
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures
KHSL Watches & Warnings

Community Events