The honorees, which also include Trustees Award honorees Ed Cherney, Benny Golson and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Technical GRAMMY Award recipient Daniel Weiss, will be recognized at the 2021 GRAMMYs on Sunday, March 14.
"Together, we are committed to the work ahead and the partnership required to drive necessary and long-overdue change in music for all underrepresented communities," the statement reads.
The latest initiative in the partnership, which was initially announced in October 2020, puts forth a roadmap to bring racial justice and equity to Black creators and professionals in the music industry.
Beyoncé, Black Pumas, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion are the artists in consideration for the momentous award.
Watch and relive the 2021 GRAMMYs nominations livestream event online and find out which of your favorite artists got nominated for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards.
Albums by Jhené Aiko, Black Pumas, Coldplay, Jacob Collier, HAIM, Dua Lipa, Post Malone and Taylor Swift all receive nominations.
Ingrid Andress, Phoebe Bridgers, Chika, Noah Cyrus, D Smoke, Doja Cat, Kaytranada and Megan Thee Stallion are the nominees for the prestigious Best New Artist category.
Additional talent, including Pepe Aguilar, Mickey Guyton, Lauren Daigle, Nicola Benedetti, Gayle King and more, will join Chair and Interim Recording Academy President/CEO Harvey Mason jr. to announce the nominees for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 24.