Tag - Grammys
Music search app SoundHound has announced its addition of Grammy Awards content, featuring real-time awards show information as well as details regarding Sunday night's performers and award nominees. During the show, users watching the broadcast live on TV can use SoundHound to obtain the names of the artists performing, as they perform. Additionally, the service will provide real-time updates of award winners, and the latest tweets from the official "#grammys" hashtag.
The Recording Academy in its annual pre-show ceremony gave Steve Jobs its promised Lifetime Achievement award. The posthumous award was accepted on behalf of Jobs and family by Apple Senior VP Eddy Cue. In the acceptance speech, Cue highlighted how music was a central part of Jobs' existence; he was an outspoken fan of The Beatles and Bob Dylan, and often made music a focus of Apple's work.
The Recording Academy on Wednesday awarded the late Steve Jobs with a posthumous Special Merit Grammy for his contributions to music. He received the Trustees Award for "outstanding contributions" to music outside of performance. In a statement, the Academy praised Jobs for blurring the lines between technology and art through through iTunes, the iPod, and other fields.