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    Steve Jobs Wins a Posthumous Grammy

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    Seeing how Steve Jobs helped revolutionize the music industry, it only makes sense that the folks behind the Grammy Awards would acknowledge the celebrated visionary.

    Sure enough, the Recording Academy announced today that the late CEO and cofounder of Apple is being posthumously honored with one of the organization's Special Merit Awards.

    MORE: Apple Cofounder Steve Jobs Dead at 56

    In the case of Jobs, who passed away in October at the age of 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his specific Grammy falls under the Trustees Award category.

    There's also the Lifetime Achievement Award category, which includes such recipients as Glen Campbell, Allman Brothers Band, George Jones and Diana Ross.

    A special ceremony will be held on Feb. 11, 2012, for all of this year's honorees, one day before the actual Grammy Awards telecast from Los Angeles airing on CBS.

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