Billboard Magazine reports:
Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of Northridge, Calif.’s 6.7 magnitude earthquake. However, the day also marked a different seismic event for artist Thelma Houston. That’s because the onetime Motown singer was presented with a new Grammy Award to replace her original 1978 statuette that was broken during the 1994 Northridge quake.
Thursday night’s presentation — in recognition of Houston’s best female R&B vocal performance win for the No. 1 R&B/pop dance gem “Don’t Leave Me This Way” — was made at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live during the venue’s An Evening With Thelma Houston, presented by American Express.