GRAMMY's To Honor Neil Young in January 2014
Rock Song: "Angry World," Neil Young
February 13, 2011
Back in 2011, Neil Young accepted his first Grammy award (for music*).
Now we learn that Neil Young will be honored again by the Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music.
Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow said in a statement:
"It is with great honor that we pay tribute to a musical icon who has been tireless in his own efforts to draw attention to the importance of hearing music as the artists who created it intended, and who has continually set precedents of excellence within the music community. The contributions of Neil Young are innumerable, as is his incomparable body of work, and we look forward to an unforgettable evening with this legendary artist."The event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Village Studios in West Los Angeles.
* Technically, Neil Young's First-Ever Grammy Award was in 2010 for his Archives Box design.
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