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JAY-Z Will Be Honored With Grammy Salute To Industry Icons Award

The ceremony goes down on January 28, 2018 in New York City.

Lauren Nostro

It's been a big year for JAY-ZHe released the critically acclaimed "comeback" alum 4:44, was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and has embarked in a new deal with Live Nation, reportedly worth around $200 million.

In January, the Recording Academy and Clive Davis will honor JAY-Z with the Grammy Salute to Icons Award. He'll be presented at Davis’ annual pre-ceremony gala on January 27, the night before the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

"We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to honor JAY-Z with this year’s GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Award. His contributions as an industry trailblazer and music visionary only begin to touch on the tremendous impact he’s made both in entertainment and beyond," Neil Portnow, president/ceo of the Recording Academy, said in a statement. “JAY-Z also embodies the vibrant spirit of New York City and we couldn’t imagine a more fitting honoree as we return to Manhattan for this year’s GRAMMY Awards."


You can stream JAY-Z's entire discography here.