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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.

LACMA’s 12th Annual Art+Film Gala Honors Judy Baca and David Fincher and Raises More than $5 Million.

More than 650 Notable Guests Attended the Event, Co-chaired by Eva Chow and Leonardo DiCaprio, Presented by Gucci.

Los Angeles, Calif. —The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosted its 12th annual Art+Film Gala on November 4, 2023, honoring artist Judy Baca and filmmaker David Fincher and featuring a special performance by Lenny Kravitz.

More than 650 notable guests from the art, film, fashion, and entertainment industries attended the event, which was co-chaired by LACMA trustee Eva Chow and Leonardo DiCaprio with Gucci Creative Director Sabato De Sarno as the Gala Host Committee Chair.

This year’s gala raised more than $5 million to support LACMA’s efforts to make film more central to the museum’s curatorial programming, as well as LACMA’s broader mission. Gucci, which has partnered with LACMA since the first Art+Film Gala in 2011, returned as presenting sponsor of this year’s event. Electric vehicle transportation and additional support was provided by Audi.

LENNY KRAVITZ TO DELIVER “IN MEMORIAM” PERFORMANCE DURING 95TH OSCARS®

MORE THAN 200 TO BE RECOGNIZED IN MEMORIAM GALLERY ON A.FRAME THE OSCARS SET TO AIR LIVE MARCH 12, 2023, ON ABC.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Grammy®-winning musician Lenny Kravitz will deliver the “In Memoriam” performance at the 95th Oscars®, executive producers and showrunners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner and executive producer Molly McNearney announced today.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. 

A writer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Kravitz has transcended genre throughout a three-decade-plus musical career.  He has recorded eleven studio albums that have sold 40 million copies worldwide and won four consecutive Grammy Awards.  Kravitz appeared in such films as “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “The Hunger Games” and “Precious.”

Following the broadcast tribute, more than 200 filmmakers, artists and executives will be memorialized in an extended photo gallery on A.frame, the Academy’s digital magazine.

The producers will continue to announce talent joining the show leading up to the ceremony.

The 95th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.