Flaming Lips To Give Musical Tribute To Steve Jobs

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) – Apple Co-Founder, Steve Jobs helped transform the way music is consumed, and now he’s getting a musical tribute.

Rockers, The Flaming Lips (pictured below) will honor the late Apple co-founder by performing a cover of the Beatles’ “Revolution” at the O Music Awards 2 on Oct. 31. The performance will be recorded with an iPad and broadcast on OMusicAwards.com, MTV announced Tuesday.

Flaming Lips To Give Musical Tribute To Steve Jobs

The Flaming Lips (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Electronic-dance singer Robyn will headline the award show, which will take place in Los Angeles. The special “celebrates the artists, innovators and fans impacting digital music culture.”

Other performers and presenters include Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, Travie McCoy and Tyler, the Creator.

Jobs died at age 56 on Oct. 5 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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