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ACADEMY HONORS SALT-N-PEPA, SELENA, BABYFACE AND MORE

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious FiveSalt-N-PepaSelenaTalking Heads, Lionel Hampton and Marilyn Horne have been announced as recipients of The Recording Academy's 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Engineer Ed Cherney, jazz legend Benny Golson and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds are Trustees Award honorees; digital tech pioneer Daniel Weiss is the Technical Grammy Award recipient. 

They will be recognized during the Grammy Awards telecast on 1/31. 

"As we welcome the new class of Special Merit Award honorees, it gives us a chance to reward and recognize the influence they've had in the music community regardless of genre," Recording Academy Chair and Interim President/CEO Harvey Mason Jr. said "As a music creator and music lover, I am grateful that we are able to look back at our influences and see the impact they have made on our community. In a year where music has helped keep us together, I look forward to honoring this iconic group of music creators."

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