Steve Jobs revolutionized music. iPod. iTunes. iPhone. The Grammy Awards will honor his achievements on February 11, 2012 with the Grammy’s Trustee Award, recognizing non-music contributions of major significance to the field of recorded music.
Today’s Grammy press release reads:
As former CEO and co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs* helped create products and technology that transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books. A creative visionary, Jobs’ innovations such as the iPod and its counterpart, the online iTunes store, revolutionized the industry and how music was distributed and purchased. In 2002 Apple Computer Inc. was a recipient of a Technical GRAMMY Award for contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. The company continues to lead the way with new technology and in-demand products such as the iPhone and iPad.