Despite the fact that the 2021 Grammy nominations are a multitude, the ceremony has given us one factor to stay up for: the late Selena Quintanilla shall be honored with a posthumous lifetime achievement award. The Recording Academy made the particular announcement for its 2021 Particular Advantage Awards on Tuesday. Selena won her first Grammy in 1994 for greatest Mexican-American album for Selena Reside!. Different honorees embody Grandmaster Flash & The Livid 5, Lionel Hampton, Marilyn Horne, Salt-N-Pepa, and Speaking Heads.
“As we welcome the brand new class of Particular Advantage Award honorees, it offers us an opportunity to reward and acknowledge the affect they’ve had within the music neighborhood no matter style,” Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy Harvey Mason Jr. stated in a press release. “As a music creator and music lover, I’m grateful that we’re capable of look again at our influences and see the impression that they’ve made on our neighborhood. In a yr the place music has helped maintain us collectively, I stay up for honoring this iconic group of music creators.”
The thrilling information comes on the heels of the debut of half one among Netflix’s Selena: The Sequence, which paperwork the legendary singer’s early rise to fame earlier than she was tragically killed in 1995. The 2021 Grammys are set to air on Jan. 31, 2021.