By Rachel Ogbu
Steve Jobs, late Apple co-founder will receive a posthumous Grammy Award come February 2012.
Jobs Grammy recognition is for his technological innovations in the arts. he is among a dozen people, music groups or companies receiving honorary awards at next year’s event.
Organisers of the Grammys cited the late Apple boss’ advancements as one that “transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books.” They even called him a “creative visionary” for Apple Inc. innovations that include the iPod, iPhone and iPad.
Jobs who died in October from cancer will be honoured with one of the group’s Trustees Awards.
Others who will be receiving honorary awards the day before the Grammys include Diana Ross, the Allman Brothers, Glen Campbell, Antonio Carlos Jobim, George Jones, the Memphis Horns and recording engineer, Rudy Van Gelder.