Frank Ocean to Present Rick Rubin With ‘Legendary Genius Award’ at Spotify’s Secret Genius Awards
A veteran producer and co-founder of Def Jam, Rubin has been a visionary and force in music for decades. The prestigious award will honor Rubin's "talents as impactful to the industry as the superstars they support and foster quietly from behind the scenes," according to a statement from the streaming service.
“There is likely no better person to help us tell the importance of Spotify’s Secret Genius Awards narrative better than Rick Rubin, a true legend to our industry," said Spotify's creator of global services.
The Secret Genius Awards is made up of 13 main categories with five nominees each. The awards will take place at the Vibiana Cathedral in Los Angeles. You can view the complete list of the Secret Genius Awards nominees here.