By Maura O’Malley
Queen is set to receive a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award this year. The full list of honorees includes drummer Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, The Meters, bandleader Louis Jordan, and Tina Turner.
The Lifetime Achievement Award honors those performers whose recordings have made “outstanding contributions of artistic significance.”
“These exceptionally inspiring figures are being honored as legendary performers, creative architects, and technical visionaries. Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy,” said President/CEO of the Recording Academy Neil Portnow.
To honor the recipients, a special award presentation ceremony and concert will take place in Summer 2018. As for the GRAMMY Awards, they’ll broadcast live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden at 7:30pm ET on CBS Sunday, January 28.