Steve Jobs to be honoured with Grammy Award

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Steve Jobs to be honoured with Grammy Award
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Described simply as "revolutionary".
The late co-founder and CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, is set to be honoured at the Grammy Awards for his contribution to the distribution of music. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States awards a Grammy to recognise outstanding achievement in the music industry. The special invitation-onlyceremony will be held during Grammy Week and a formal acknowledgment will be made during the 54th Annual Gramy Awards telecast.

The Academy has said that Steve Jobs helped revolutionise how music is consumed and distributed. The statement read that he, “helped to create products and technology that transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books." In addition, the iTunes store and the iPod itself “revolutionised the industry and how music was distributed and purchased”.

Jobs will be honoured at the Grammy Awards which will take place on 11 February in Los Angeles. He is to be honoured in the Trustees Award category alongside recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder and musician, bandleader, composer and arranger Dave Bartholomew.


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