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Jay Z has been chosen to receive the Industry Icon Award at next year’s Pre-Grammy Gala. The 2018 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award will be presented by Clive Davis and the Recording Academy at Sheraton New York Times Square on Jan. 27.
In a press release Tuesday, Recording Academy boss Neil Portnow said, “We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to honor JAY-Z with this year’s GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Award,” Portnow said. “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.”