As previously reported by Playbill, the gala will celebrate honorees Ashford & Simpson, Grammy-winning violinist Joshua Bell, Grammy-winning artist Melissa Etheridge, Grammy-winning creators of Les Misérables — Alain Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer and Claude-Michel Schönberg — and R&B singer/songwriter Trey Songz.
The recipients will be honored at a gala event June 25 at 6 PM in Manhattan. Tribute presentations with celebrity presenters and performers will be part of the evening. The event will support the Chapter's ongoing advocacy, education and professional development programs.
The Recording Academy Honors were established to celebrate outstanding individuals whose work embodies excellence and integrity and who have improved the environment for the creative community.