The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will honor Grammy Award winners Alicia Keys and Kasseem Dean (aka Swizz Beatz) at their annual Grammy Week celebration on Thursday, January 25 in New York City. The prestigious, invite-only event will celebrate the artistic contributions of the Producers & Engineers Wing’s professional members and will highlight the accomplishments of Keys and Dean.
“With multiplatinum success, fierce dedication to the craft, and unwavering support for the art of recorded sound, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz represent the power of groundbreaking ingenuity in our creative community,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “Alicia and Swizz have set new precedents for excellence and their contributions are paramount. This is sure to be an unforgettable evening, and we are thrilled to be able to celebrate them together as an undeniable force in the industry.”
Previous honorees have included Ahmet & Nesuhi Ertegun, Jerry Wexler, Jimmy Iovine, Quincy Jones, Rick Rubin and last year’s honoree Jack White.
Grammy Week culminates with the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 28, airing live on CBS at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT.