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The Recording Academy Statement Re: Patti Page

GRAMMY® winner Patti Page was an extremely talented artist known for her unique and smooth vocal style. Throughout her seven-decade career, Page had hits such as “(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?,” “Old Cape Cod” and her version of “Tennessee Waltz,” which kept her on the top of the charts and made her one of the top-selling female artists in music. I recently had the privilege of speaking with Ms. Page and informing her that she would be recognized with The Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award this upcoming February, and she was grateful and excited to be receiving the honor. Our industry has lost a remarkable talent and a true gift, and our sincere condolences go out to her family, friends and fans who were inspired by her work.

Neil Portnow
The Recording Academy