Queen and Tina Turner are among this year's Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees. Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, and Louis Jordan will also be honored.
"This year's Special Merit Awards recipients are a prestigious group of diverse and influential creators who have crafted or contributed to some of the most distinctive recordings in music history," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy, in a press release.
"These exceptionally inspiring figures are being honored as legendary performers, creative architects, and technical visionaries. Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy."
The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates legendary performers who "have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording."
A special award presentation ceremony and concert celebrating the honorees will be held in summer 2018.