Rapper will be honored during 13th Annual Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY Week Event
Revolutionary producer and recording artist Dr. Dre and the music industry’s most revered producers, engineers, and artistic professionals will gather on Wednesday, January 22nd at the iconic Village studios in West Los Angeles for the Recording Academy’s 13th annual Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY Week celebration. Known as the official kickoff to GRAMMY Week, the signature event will pay tribute to the artistic achievements and innovations of Dre—one of the music industry’s most groundbreaking producers of all time.
“Dr. Dre is an influential force in music,” states Deborah Dugan, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “Dre breaks boundaries and inspires music creators across every genre. His evolution as a producer solidifies him as a leader of the pack within our industry, and we watch in amazement as he continues to shape the future of music.”
In addition to celebrating Dre’s legacy, the event will also salute the overall industry influence of the Producers & Engineers Wing’s more than 6,400 professional members and their commitment to creativity and technical prowess in the field of recording. Year-round, the Producers & Engineers Wing continues to advocate for excellence and best practices in sound recording, audio technologies, and education in the recording arts, along with proper crediting, recognition, and rights for music creators.
GRAMMY Week culminates with the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26, 2020, airing live on the CBS Television Network, at 8 pm ET/PT.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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