We're innocently standing by, watching people lose their lives, it seems as if we have no voice, it's time for us to make a choice
12 December 2009 00:00
Michael Jackson is to be posthumously awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy, the US Recording Academy announced.
The lifetime achievement awards will also be handed out to Leonard Cohen, Bobby Darin, Loretta Lynn, Clark Terry, Dave Edwards and Andre Previn Jan 30, a day before the main awards ceremony.
"This year's honorees are a prestigious group of diverse and prominent creators who have contributed some of the most distinguished and influential recordings," Recording Academy President and Chief Executive Officer Neil Portnow said Thursday in a statement.
"Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy that has positively affected multiple generations, and will continue to influence generations to come. It is an honour and privilege to recognize such talented individuals who have had and will continue to have such an influence in both our culture and the music industry."
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