Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Special Grammy Award that is awarded by The Recording Academy to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording."- Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
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Awarded by The Recording Academy to "individuals who, during their careers in music, technology, and so on have made significant contributions, other than performance, to the field of recording".
This award is distinct from the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors performers.
English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1968 by guitarist Tony Iommi, drummer Bill Ward, bassist Geezer Butler and vocalist Ozzy Osbourne.
They have also won two Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance, and in 2019 the band were presented a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
American singer and songwriter who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
In 1997, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences gave Holly the Lifetime Achievement Award.
American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader.
In addition to being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1968, Wills was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Early Influence category along with the Texas Playboys in 1999, and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.
American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer who played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll.
He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
American jazz double bassist, pianist, composer, and bandleader.
1997: Posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
American musician who, along with Owen Bradley and Bob Ferguson, helped create the Nashville sound, the country music style which expanded its appeal to adult pop music fans.
Among many other honors, Atkins received 14 Grammy Awards and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
American jazz pianist and composer, and one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz.
In 1996, he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
English singer-songwriter and actor.
Bowie was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award on 8 February 2006.
American singer and actor.
Presley won three Grammy Awards, received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at age 36, and has been inducted into multiple music halls of fame.