Watch Nirvana, The Supremes, Niles Rodgers & More Receive The Lifetime Achievement Award | GRAMMY Week 2023
Take an exclusive look inside this beloved Recording Academy tribute to our annual Special Merit Awards honorees.
In an historic event, the Recording Academy honored titans of the music industry — past and present — at the 2023 Special Merit Awards Ceremony & 65th Annual GRAMMY Nominees Reception.
Bobby McFerrin, Nirvana, Ma Rainey, Nile Rodgers, Slick Rick "The Ruler," The Supremes, and Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart received the 2023 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award; Henry Diltz, Ellis Marsalis and Jim Stewart received the Trustees Award; and the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and Dr. Andy Hildebrand received the Technical GRAMMY Award. The event also celebrated the first-ever Best Song For Social Change Special Merit Award honoree.
The 2023 GRAMMYs return to the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 5, and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ at 8-11:30 p.m. ET / 5-8:30 p.m. PT.
Head to live.GRAMMY.com now to experience the 2023 GRAMMYs in full.