Stars Set to Receive Special Grammys



Rockers David Bowie and Cream are among the recipients of the Recording Academy's 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award

David Bowie has been slated to receive a special Grammy next month. The rocker along with Cream, country icon Merle Haggard and late comic innovator Richard Pryor are among the many names mentioned to be handed the Recording Academy's 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Also set to be honored for their career-long artistic contributions are blues legend Robert Johnson, opera star Jessye Norman and folk group The Weavers. In companion with them there are also Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, engineer Al Schmitt and producer Owen Bradley, all of whom are set to receive the Trustees Award, presented for nonperforming contributions.

In the meantime, engineer/producer Tom Dowd and Bell Labs/Western Electric will receive Technical Grammy Awards. The special merit awards, including that of posthumous tributes to Johnson, Pryor, Bradley and Dowd, will be presented at a February 7 ceremony and recognized during the February 8 Grammy Awards.

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