The Grammy Trustees Award is awarded by The Recording Academy to "individuals who, during their careers in music, have made significant contributions, other than performance, to the field of recording".From 1983 onwards, performers could also receive this award. This award is distinct from the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors performers.
The Recording Academy is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other recording professionals. It is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Neil Portnow is its current president.
The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by The Recording Academy to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording." This award is distinct from the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, which honors specific recordings rather than individuals, and the Grammy Trustees Award, which honors non-performers.
The following individuals have received Trustees Awards, listed by year.
|1967||Georg Solti and John Culshaw|
|1968||Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, Krzysztof Penderecki|
|1971||Chris Albertson, John Hammond, Larry Hiller, Paul Weston|
|1977||Thomas Edison, Leopold Stokowski|
|1979||Goddard Lieberson, Frank Sinatra|
|1981||Count Basie, Aaron Copland|
|1986||George and Ira Gershwin|
|1987||Harold Arlen, Emile Berliner, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer|
|1989||Walt Disney, Quincy Jones, Cole Porter|
|1991||Milt Gabler, Berry Gordy, Sam Phillips|
|1992||Thomas A. Dorsey, Christine Farnon, Oscar Hammerstein II, Lorenz Hart|
|1993||Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegün, W. C. Handy, George T. Simon|
|1996||George Martin, Jerry Wexler|
|1997||Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller|
|1998||Holland-Dozier-Holland, Frances Preston, Richard Rodgers|
|1999||Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff|
|2000||Clive Davis, Phil Spector|
|2001||Arif Mardin, Phil Ramone|
|2002||Tom Dowd, Alan Freed|
|2003||Alan Lomax, New York Philharmonic|
|2004||Gerry Goffin and Carole King, Orrin Keepnews, Marian McPartland|
|2005||Hoagy Carmichael, Don Cornelius, Alfred Lion, Billy Taylor|
|2006||Chris Blackwell, Owen Bradley, Al Schmitt|
|2007||Estelle Axton, Cosimo Matassa, Stephen Sondheim|
|2008||Clarence Avant, Jac Holzman, Willie Mitchell|
|2009||George Avakian, Elliott Carter, Allen Toussaint|
|2010||Harold Bradley, Florence Greenberg, Walter C. Miller|
|2011||Al Bell, Wilma Cozart Fine, Bruce Lundvall|
|2012||Dave Bartholomew, Steve Jobs, Rudy Van Gelder|
|2013||Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Leonard and Phil Chess, Alan Livingston|
|2014||Ennio Morricone, Rick Hall, Jim Marshall|
|2015||Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Richard Perry, George Wein|
|2016||John Cage, Fred Foster, Chris Strachwitz|
|2017||Thom Bell, Mo Ostin, Ralph S. Peer|
|2018||Bill Graham, Seymour Stein, John Williams|
|2019||Lou Adler, Ashford & Simpson, Johnny Mandel|
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