The Recording Academy Names Special Merit Award Recipients

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The Louvin Brothers

The Recording Academy has announced The Louvin Brothers, the Bee Gees, Pierre Boulez, Buddy Guy, George Harrison, Flaco Jimenez, and Wayne Shorter as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients as part of its Special Merit Awards. Richard Perry, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, and George Wein have been named as Trustees Award honorees, while Ray Kurzweil is the Technical Grammy Award recipient.

The awards will be given during a special invitation-only ceremony held during Grammy Week on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. A formal acknowledgement will be made during the 57th Annual Grammy Awards telecast, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 and broadcast live on CBS Television Network.

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