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MUSIC ICONS MARIAH CAREY AND LENNY KRAVITZ HONORED WITH GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD AT THIRD ANNUAL RECORDING ACADEMY® HONORS PRESENTED BY THE BLACK MUSIC COLLECTIVE.

THE STAR-STUDDED GRAMMY® WEEK EVENT TOOK PLACE ON THURS, FEB. 1, 2024, AT THE FAIRMONT CENTURY PLAZA.

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (FEB. 2, 2024) – GRAMMY® Award-winning artists Mariah Carey and Lenny Kravitz were honored with the Recording Academy® Global Impact Award at the third annual Recording Academy Honors on Thurs, Feb. 1, 2024.

The Recording Academy Global Impact Award recognizes Black music creators whose dedication to the art form has greatly influenced the industry and whose legacy of service inspires countless individuals worldwide, celebrating those who, through leadership and passion, empower others to embrace their authentic selves and contribute to positive change. Adam Blackstone returned for the third consecutive year as music supervisor. The third annual Recording Academy Honors, sponsored by Amazon Music and City National Bank, took place just days before Music’s Biggest Night®with Amazon Music returning as a sponsor for a third consecutive year
 
“It was an honor to celebrate the incomparable careers of Mariah and Lenny as this year’s class of Recording Academy Global Impact Award Honorees,” said Harvey Mason jr., CEO of the Recording Academy. “This extraordinary group of icons has not only entertained millions around the world but has also paved the way for future generations of artists to push the boundaries of creative expression. As the Recording Academy Honors enters its third year, I couldn’t be prouder to see it flourish and solidify its impactful presence during GRAMMY week.”
 
The event included performances by Yolanda Adams, Babyface, Busta Rhymes, Erica Campbell, George Clinton, Davido, Andra Day, Manny Fresh, Tori Kelly, Quavo, Gabby Simone, Chad Smith, Andrew Watt, Verdine White, and Stevie Wonder, with appearances by H.E.R and Chair of the BMC, Rico Love.

In addition to the programming for the evening, music executive and renowned photographer Lenny S curated the Icons Gallery at the event, a captivating art activation paying tribute to generations of influential Black music icons. MVD Inc returned for the third consecutive year to produce the Recording Academy Honors Presented by the BMC.

CHRISTINA AGUILERA, SAMARA JOY, LENNY KRAVITZ, MALUMA, LIONEL RICHIE, MARK RONSON, MERYL STREEP, TAYLOR TOMLINSON, OPRAH WINFREY, AND OTHER SURPRISE GUESTS TO PRESENT AT THE 66TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT® AIRS SUN, FEB. 4, 2024, ON CBS.

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. — Presenters have been added to the lineup for the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and taking the stage will be Christina Aguilera, Samara Joy, Lenny Kravitz, Maluma, Lionel Richie, Mark Ronson, Meryl Streep, Taylor Tomlinson, and Oprah Winfrey. Live from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and hosted by Trevor Noah, Music’s Biggest Night® will be broadcast live on Sun, Feb. 4, 2024, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.* Prior to the Telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony® will be broadcast live from the Peacock Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on live.GRAMMY.com.

Previously announced GRAMMY® performers include Burna Boy, Luke Combs, Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Dua Lipa, Joni Mitchell, Olivia Rodrigo, Travis Scott, SZA, and U2. Additional performers will be announced in the coming days.

The 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for the Recording Academy® for the fourth consecutive year. Ben Winston, Raj Kapoor and Jesse Collins are executive producers. 

On GRAMMY Sunday, fans can access exclusive behind-the-scenes GRAMMY Awards® content, including performances, acceptance speeches, interviews from the GRAMMY Live red-carpet special, and more via the Recording Academy’s digital experience on live.GRAMMY.com.

*Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service, as well as on demand in the United States. Paramount+ Essential subscribers will not have the option to stream live but will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs in the U.S. only.

ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards — music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.

More Hip-Hop Superstars Added To Lineup For A GRAMMY Salute To 50 Years Of Hip-Hop – Concert at the YouTube Theatre Dec. 8, then Airing Sunday, December 10 on CBS and Paramount+.

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, BIG DADDY KANE, BLACK SHEEP, CYPRESS HILL, DIGABLE PLANETS, DJ QUIK, E-40, GLORILLA, GUNNA, JEEZY, JUVENILE, LATTO, LUNIZ, MC LYTE, ROXANNE SHANTÉ, SPINDERELLA, THREE 6 MAFIA, T.I., TOO $HORT, 2 CHAINZ, WARREN G, AND YG ADDED TO STAR-STUDDED LINEUP FOR A GRAMMY® SALUTE TO 50 YEARS OF HIP-HOP- TICKETS ON SALE NOW; SPECIAL TO AIR SUN, DEC. 10 ON CBS.

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Recording Academy®, Jesse Collins Entertainment and CBS have expanded their lineup for A GRAMMY® Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop with even more hip-hop superstars including Arrested Development, Big Daddy Kane, Black Sheep, Cypress Hill, Digable Planets, DJ Quik, E-40, GloRilla, Gunna, Jeezy, Juvenile, Latto, Luniz, MC Lyte, Roxanne Shanté, Spinderella, Three 6 Mafia, Too $hort, T.I., 2 Chainz, Warren G, and YG to celebrate the 50th anniversary of hip-hop.

The Recording Academy, Jesse Collins Entertainment and CBS present A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop on Nov. 8, 2023, at YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. The live concert special will showcase and celebrate the genre’s profound history and monumental cultural impact around the world. The tribute special will air Sun, Dec. 10, 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network and be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.


Previously announced performers included Black Thought, Bun B, Common, De La Soul, Jermaine Dupri, J.J. Fad, Talib Kweli, The Lady Of Rage, LL COOL J, MC Sha-Rock, Monie Love, The Pharcyde, Queen Latifah, Questlove, Rakim, Remy Ma, Uncle Luke, and Yo-Yo.

A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. Jesse Collins, Shawn Gee, Dionne Harmon, Claudine Joseph, LL COOL J, Fatima Robinson, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay, and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson for Two One Five Entertainment serve as executive producers and Marcelo Gama as director of the special.

ABOUT YOUTUBE THEATER                                   
YouTube Theater is a 6,000-seat performance venue located at Hollywood Park, a near 300-acre sports and entertainment destination in Inglewood Calif., being developed by Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke. The state-of-the-art theater is a 227,000 square foot, three-story indoor venue situated under the same roof canopy as SoFi Stadium and American Airlines Plaza. The venue can be configured to house three different crowd capacities, including intimate settings with minimum capacities of 3,400 and 4,400. Equipped with premium finishes throughout, the venue also offers guests both an interior and exterior balcony, luxury boxes, an industry room, and a private club with premium seats. Opened in August 2021, YouTube Theater is equipped to host a variety of events, including concerts, awards shows, esports competitions, community gatherings, conferences and more.
 
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