SESAC’s Shirley Caesar Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Today, the Recording Academy announced that Pastor Shirley Caesar will be among the recipients of its 2017 Special Merit Awards. In addition to SESAC’s Shirley Caesar, honorees include Ahmad Jamal, Charlie Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording. For more information visit Grammy.org.
The 59th GRAMMY Awards will take place Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 pm ET/5–8:30 pm PT.