59th Annual GRAMMY Awards
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"I also believe personally you let the music tell you what to do. You don't tell the music what to do."
- Born Jack White on July 9, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan
- Jack White's duo the White Stripes entered the mainstream with their 2003 album, Elephant, which hit No. 6 on the Billboard 200 and earned a nomination for Album Of The Year. The album spawned the Billboard Hot 100-charting single "Seven Nation Army," which ranked No. 286 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list.
- White earned his first two career GRAMMYs with the White Stripes for Best Alternative Music Album (Elephant) and Best Rock Song ("Seven Nation Army"). He won his first award as a producer for 2004 for producing Loretta Lynn's Best Country Album-winning Van Lear Rose.
- White made his solo performance debut on the 55th GRAMMY Awards in 2013 with "Love Interruption" and "Freedom At 21," nine years after White Stripes performed "Seven Nation Army" at the 46th GRAMMY Awards.
- In 2017 White was honored with the President's Merit Award at the Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing's 10th annual GRAMMY Week celebration in recognition of his ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music.
- In 2013 White donated $200,000 to help launch the National Recording Preservation Foundation, a nonprofit established by the U.S. Congress for the purpose of supporting archives, libraries, cultural institutions and others committed to preserving America's radio, music and recorded sound heritage.