Dolly Parton receives honor from Grammys group
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
– Dolly Parton will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy, it was announced Wednesday.
A special ceremony will be held during Grammy Week on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, and a formal acknowledgment will be made during the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards telecast, which will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011. The Recording Academy is the organization behind the Grammys.
"It is a great honor to recognize and celebrate such a distinguished and dynamic group of honorees who have been the creators of such timeless art," said The Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow. "These influential performers and brilliant innovators have been of great inspiration to our culture and industry. Their legendary work has left a lasting impression and will continue to influence generations to come."
The Lifetime Achievement Award honors lifelong artistic contributions to the recording industry, who were given the honor in a vote of The Recording Academy's National Board of Trustees.
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