Clive Davis And The Recording Academy To Honor Lucian Grainge At Pre-Grammy Gala
November 21, 2013 at 4:30 AM (PT)
CLIVE DAVIS and THE RECORDING ACADEMY will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY Gala on SATURDAY, JAN. 25th, 2014, at THE BEVERLY HILTON in BEVERLY HILLS, CA, the evening before the 56th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS.
As part of the evening's celebration, the 2014 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons will honor UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP Chairman/CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE. THE RECORDING ACADEMY will present GRAINGE with the President's Merit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have had on music and the business of music. Past recipients include HERB ALPERT and JERRY MOSS, SIR RICHARD BRANSON, CLIVE DAVIS, AHMET ERTEGUN, DAVID GEFFEN, BERRY GORDY, DOUG MORRIS, ANTONIO "L.A." REID and MO OSTIN.
"As we enter our sixth year of collaborating with CLIVE DAVIS, this legendary gala continues to be one of GRAMMY Week's most prestigious events complete with unique one-of-a-kind performances," said RECORDING ACADEMY Pres./CEO NEIL PORTNOW. "We are delighted and proud to pay tribute to LUCIAN GRAINGE, whose ability to spot talent and his impeccable business sense has made him one of today's most successful leaders and a visionary Industry Icon."