The Recording Academy introduced its 2021 Particular Benefit Awards early this morning (December 22). Different Lifetime Achievement honourees embody: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Lionel Hampton, Marilyn Horne and Selena.
Ed Cherney, Benny Golson and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds are Trustees Award honourees, whereas Daniel Weiss is the Technical Grammy Award recipient.
“As we welcome the brand new class of Particular Benefit Award honorees, it offers us an opportunity to reward and recognise the affect they’ve had within the music group no matter style,” stated Harvey Mason Jr., Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy.
“As a music creator and music lover, I’m grateful that we’re in a position to look again at our influences and see the affect that they’ve made on our group. In a yr the place music has helped maintain us collectively, I sit up for honouring this iconic group of music creators.”
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The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards takes place on January 31, 2021. Particulars on how it is going to be offered will likely be introduced quickly.
Byrne was talking as a part of this week’s Big Read cover feature, selling the discharge of his new live performance movie American Utopia.
Requested whether or not he’ll ever play with the band once more, Byrne replied: “Most likely not. There’s a number of variations that haven’t fully gone away. And I believe, as is clear in [the American Utopia] movie, I’m having a reasonably good time doing what I’m doing.”
Byrne additionally mentioned Stay In Love, the 2020 memoir of Speaking Heads drummer Chris Frantz, which Byrne beforehand stated he hasn’t learn, as a result of “if I learn it I might get requested about it.”