Willie Nelson, who is next year april 86, will receive the tribute during a special ceremony on Wednesday 6 February in the Village Studios in Los Angeles. In the past, fell that honour to, among others, T Bone Burnett, Jack White, Rick Rubin, Neil Young and Nile Rodgers. Last year was the ceremony in the character of Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz.
Nelson received already in 1990 and a Grammy Legend Award, and in 2000, a Lifetime Achievement Award. He won in his career, eight Grammy’s. The 61st award ceremony of the Grammy’s on Sunday 10 February and is broadcast by CBS.