Apple's late boss Steve Jobs to receive Grammy

Dec 22, 2011
In this June 6, 2011 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is shown during a keynote address to the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Jobs is receiving a posthumous Grammy for his technological innovations in the arts. Jobs, who died of cancer in October, is among a dozen people, music groups or companies receiving honorary awards Feb. 11, the day before the Grammys. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

(AP) -- Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is receiving a posthumous Grammy for his technological innovations in the arts.

Jobs is among a dozen people, music groups or companies receiving honorary awards Feb. 11, the day before the Grammys. He died of cancer in October.

The Grammys are honoring Jobs with one of the group's Trustees Awards, citing the late Apple boss' advancements that "transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books."

Grammy organizers called him a "creative visionary" for Apple Inc. innovations that include the iPod, and .

Others receiving honorary awards the day before the Grammys include Diana Ross, the Allman Brothers, Glen Campbell, Antonio Carlos Jobim, George Jones, the Memphis Horns and recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder.

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More information: http://www.grammy.com

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