The Recording Academy announced that John Prine will be one of the recipients of its 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording.
Additional 2020 honorees include Chicago, Roberta Flack, Isaac Hayes, Iggy Pop, John Prine, Public Enemy and Sister Rosetta Tharpe
A special award presentation ceremony and concert celebrating the honorees will be held on April 18 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
John is a two-time Grammy winner, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member, PEN New England Lyrics Award recipient, and a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Carly Simon, Bette Midler, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Zac Brown Band and many others.
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