The Beatles are slated to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Grammy Awards. The Fab Four are part of a group of recipients including Kris Kristofferson, Kraftwerk, Clifton Chenier, Armando Manzanero and violinist Maud Powell.
"It is a great privilege to recognize such an exceptional group of honorees and celebrate their accomplishments and contributions to the recording industry," said Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow.
"This astoundingly unique and gifted group have created some of the most distinguished and influential work in our musical history. Their legacies are timeless and legendary, and their creativity will continue to influence and inspire future generations."
The 56th annual Grammy Awards air Sunday, January 26, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. CBS will broadcast the event.
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