The Beatles, Armando Manzanero, Clifton Chenier, The Isley Brothers, Kraftwerk, Kris Kristofferson and Maud Powell have all been tapped to revive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards early next year. Rick Hall, Jim Marshall and Ennio Morricone will receive the Trustees Award; and Emile Berliner and Lexicon will receive Technical Grammy Awards.
"It is a great privilege to recognize such an exceptional group of honorees and celebrate their accomplishments and contributions to the recording industry," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy in a statement. "This astoundingly unique and gifted group have created some of the most distinguished and influential work in our musical history. Their legacies are timeless and legendary, and their creativity will continue to influence and inspire future generations."
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast on CNS from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26th.