Sean “Diddy” combs, the hip-hop mogul and pioneering, chart-topping rap artist, will be honoured with the 26th Annual Grammy Salute to Industry Icons award during the annual pre-Grammys
party next month.
The music producer who just celebrated his 50th birthday will get to celebrate his decades-long career aton January 25, a day before the annual awards ceremony.
According to Clive Davis the co-host of the pre-Grammy Gala, said, “It’s personally so gratifying that Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs is this year’s icon. He fully deserves this wonderful recognition”. He also
added, “From his past innovative and creative contributions right from the very inception of the hip hop revolution to his many memorable appearances at the pre-Grammy Gala as both speaker
and performer, it’s all come full circle. I couldn’t be happier for Sean as a dear friend and colleague.”
Deborah Dugan, president/CEO of the Recording Academy said: “For nearly three decades, Diddy has fused his boundless creativity and sharp entrepreneurial spirit to create timeless art and
build brands and institutions that have shifted our global music culture.”