Nirvana has made the list of the Recording Academy's 2023 Grammy recipients for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees include Bobby McFerrin, Ma Rainey, Nile Rodgers, Slick Rick, as well as Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart.
The Academy's CEO said in a statement he's "proud to celebrate this diverse slate of influential music people spanning numerous genres and crafts. Each creator on this list has made an impact on our industry — from technical to creative achievements — representing the breadth of music’s diverse community. We’re excited to celebrate this group of legends next month that continues to inspire and shape the music world.”
The awards will be presented at the Recording Academy’s Special Merit Awards Ceremony on February 4th at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre — one day before the main ceremony.
Also announced; The Trustees Award, which will go to music photographer Henry Diltz, jazz pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis, and Stax Records founder Jim Stewart. This year’s Technical Grammy Award will go to the Audio Engineering Society and Auto-Tune creator Dr. Andy Hildebrand. The Best Song for Social Change honoree will be announced at a later date.