Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be awarded one of the organization’s Special Merit Awards, the Recording Academy announced.

The Recording Academy said in reference to Jobs:

[box_dark]”helped to create products and technology that transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books,”[/box_dark]

[box_dark]”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.” [/box_dark]

Steve Jobs will be honored on February 11 in the Trustees Award category.

Source: cnet