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Diddy Will Receive Industry Icon Award At 2020 Pre-Grammys Gala

Diddy Will Receive Industry Icon Award At 2020 Pre-Grammys Gala

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Looks like 2020 will be an ICONic year for Diddy!

The literal music icon just celebrated his 50th birthday party and kicked off 2020 in the best way possible. The Recording Academy announced today, more blessing are on the way come 2020. Clive Davis and the Recording Academy have chosen Diddy as the next recipient of the Industry Icon award at the annual Pre-Grammys Gala.

“Clive Davis and Arista Records gave me a chance when I was starting Bad Boy Records, he was one of the first industry executives to really believe in me. I’m forever grateful for him,” Diddy told Vibe. “To be honored at this year’s Pre-GRAMMY Gala and receive the Industry Icons® Award is truly a blessing.”

Diddy himself a three-time Grammy winner, will join the likes of previous winners, Clarence Avant, Irving Azoff, Martin Bandier, Sir Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, David Geffen, Berry Gordy, Lucian Grainge, Debra L. Lee, Doug Morris, and Jay-Z. Puff is set to be honored at the gala on January 25th, which always takes place the night before the awards. The 62nd annual Grammys Music’s Biggest Night, will air live on CBS on Sunday, Jan 26 at 8 PM ET/5 PM.