Lifetime achievement for the legendary songwriter

Burt Bacharach is to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at next year’s Grammy ceremony in New York.

The legendary singer/songwriter, now aged 79, has previously won six Grammy Awards, for composing hits such as ‘Walk on By’, ‘Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head’ and ‘What the World Needs Now’.

Also recieving a Lifetime Achievement Award at next year’s 50th annual US ceremony will be Bob Dylan‘s former band, The Band and actress and singer Doris Day.

As previously reported on uncut.co.uk, Kanye West has the most nominations for next year’s awards, shortlisted in eight categories, whilst Amy Winehouse has been nominated for six awards.

Other nominees include the White Stripes with four, as well as Wilco, Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters.

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