Steve Jobs the late Apple co-founder has been honored with Grammy Award for his significant contributions to music. The recording Academy has announced the recipients of its Special Merit Awards 2012.
The former CEO of Apple has been named as the recipient of a Trustees Awards 2012 for ‘Outstanding Contributions to the industry in a nonperforming capacity’. The Trustees Award category has been designed to recognize the individuals, who have made their ‘significant contributions to music in areas other than performance’. Steve deserves the award, as he is the one who had contributed significantly to the music.
The Recording Academy said that, Steve Jobs the former co-founder and CEO of Apple has helped in creating the products and technology, which has transformed the way of consuming music, TV, movies and books. The innovations of Jobs are creative visionary which include iPod and its counterpart the online iTunes store. He also created revolution in the industry and the distribution and purchase of music.
The Apple Computer Inc has received the Technical Grammy Award in the year 2002, in recognition of the outstanding technical significance to the recording field. The company is still the leader, with its new technology and in-demand products like iPad and iPhone. Among the recipients of Grammy Awards, Steve Jobs was the one of them along with Brazilian composer and arranger Antonio Carlos Jobim, soul performer Gil Scott- Heron and Roger Nichols an audio engineer, who will be honored posthumously. The Grammy Awards will be held at the ceremony of 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Saturday, February 11, 2012 and would be telecast the next day.