Steve Jobs to be given posthumous Grammy
Los Angeles: Steve Jobs, former CEO and
co-founder of Apple, will be posthumously honored with the
Trustees Award at the Grammys next year for transforming the
way music is consumed.
Jobs, who died in October this year at the age of 56,
will be honored alongside recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder
and musician Dave Bartholomew at the annual ceremony on
"A creative visionary, Jobs' innovations such as the iPod
and its counterpart, the online iTunes store, revolutionized
the industry and how music was distributed and purchased,"
said the Recording Academy on the Grammys' website.
In 2002 Apple Computer Inc. was a recipient of a
Technical GRAMMY Award for contributions of outstanding
technical significance to the recording field.