ENTREPRENEUR AND 21-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER SHAWN “JAY-Z” CARTER TO BE HONORED WITH THE GRAM
MY SALUTE TO INDUSTRY ICONS® AWARD AT THE 2018 PRE-GRAMMY® GALA
CLIVE DAVIS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY™ WILL PRESENT GALA ON SATURDAY, JAN. 27, 2018, AT SHERATON NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE ON THE EVE OF THE 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®
Clive Davis and the Recording Academy™ will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Sheraton New York Times Square, the evening preceding the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. As part of the celebration, entrepreneur and 21-time GRAMMY winner Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter will be recognized as the 2018 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons® honoree for his significant contributions to the music industry and his numerous philanthropic endeavors.
Sponsored by Delta, Hilton, JBL By Harman, and Mastercard, the invitation-only Pre-GRAMMY Gala has long been one of the music industry’s most prestigious events, having hosted the industry’s top leaders and welcomed the world’s most talented artists on its stage. For the past decade, the gala has also included a presentation to honor industry luminaries through the Recording Academy’s GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons Award. Past recipients include Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, Irving Azoff, Martin Bandier, Sir Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, David Geffen, Berry Gordy, Lucian Grainge, Debra L. Lee, Doug Morris, Mo Ostin, and Antonio “L.A.” Reid.