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Hancock, Cruz, EWF to Receive Lifetime Grammys

Ruth Brown, Linda Ronstadt will also be honored

Herbie Hancock
Celia Cruz
Earth Wind & Fire

The Recording Academy has announced the recipients of its 2016 Special Merit Awards. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Herbie Hancock, Celia Cruz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Ruth Brown, Jefferson Airplane, Linda Ronstadt, and Run-DMC. John Cage, Fred Foster, and Chris Strachwitz will receive the Trustees Award and EMT and Dr. Harvey Fletcher will receive Technical Grammys.

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