Clive Davis To Be Honored With Hasty Pudding Award

Music producer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Clive Davis is this year’s winner of the highest honor awarded by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770.

Davis will receive the Order of the Golden Sphinx award at a gala in New York City on April 13. The institute announced the award Wednesday.

Davis says in a statement that he’s thrilled to be receiving the award, which recognizes extraordinary contributions to the performing arts.

A five-time Grammy winner, Davis has worked with a wide range of artists, from Janis Joplin and Billy Joel to Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys.

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Posing for a portrait in New York.

The institute includes the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, which has chosen Chris Pratt as its 2015 Man of the Year and Amy Poehler as its Woman of the Year.