The Ramones will receive their first Grammy in the form of a Lifetime Achievement Award. In an announcement on the Grammys website, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow said,
It is a great honor to recognize and celebrate such a distinguished and dynamic group of honorees who have been the creators of such timeless art. These influential performers and brilliant innovators have been of great inspiration to our culture and industry. Their legendary work has left a lasting impression and will continue to influence generations to come.”
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is on February 13th.