Jay-Z will be receiving one of the biggest awards from the Grammys next year. The mogul will be honored with the Grammy Salute To Industry Icons Award. Jay will receive the award at 2018 Pre-GRAMMY Gala on Jan. 27 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel,the evening before the 60th annual Grammy Award ceremony at Madison Square Garden.
“JAY-Z is a quintessential icon and I couldn’t be happier and more excited to share the evening with him,” said Clive Davis, co-host of the Pre-GRAMMY Gala. “What a night this will be!”
“We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to honor JAY-Z with this year’s GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Award. His contributions as an industry trailblazer and music visionary only begin to touch on the tremendous impact he’s made both in entertainment and beyond,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “JAY-Z also embodies the vibrant spirit of New York City and we couldn’t imagine a more fitting honoree as we return to Manhattan for this year’s GRAMMY Awards.”
The official list of Grammy nominees will be revealed on November 28th.