Steve Jobs to be honoured with posthumous Grammy Award
Published Dec 21 2011, 20:17 GMT | By Kristina Bustos
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The Grammys will honour the late Steve Jobs
with a technical award at next year's ceremony, it has been announced.
Jobs died in October at the age of 56
after battling with pancreatic cancer.
His award is included in the Trustees Award category. Other Trustees Award recipients are composer and musician Dave Bartholomew and recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder.
Jobs, Bartholomew and Van Gelder will be honoured in a private ceremony on February 11, 2012, a day before the CBS telecast of the awards ceremony.
After Jobs passed away, many of his friends shared their favourite moments with the Apple co-founder
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said: "Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives."
Al Gore said that "there's no-one like Steve", while Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg described him as "a mentor and a friend".
Watch a video of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates at All Things Digital 5 below: