Sean “Diddy” Combs has been tapped as the 2020 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons honoree and his 25-year career will be celebrated at the annual Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Los Angeles.
Combs, who founded Bad Boy Records and fostered the careers of Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, Method Man, 112, Faith Evans and many others, will be honored on Jan. 25 – the eve of the Grammy Awards – at the renowned event spearheaded by Clive Davis.
“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,” Davis said.
In September, Combs visited Morehouse College to receive Atlanta’s highest honor – the Phoenix Award – presented by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms for his musical contributions to the city throughout his career. Combs was also honored by the Georgia Entertainment Caucus the same week.
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