October 29, 2011
Yoko Ono to Introduce Steve Jobs Tribute at MTV's O Music Awards
TV is upping the Apple factor at its O Music Awards with a plan to have Yoko Ono introduce the Flaming Lips' musical tribute to Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs.Ono, the window of Beatle John Lennon, will speak about her late husband and Jobs before the Lips perform "Revolution," a Lennon-McCartney composition from the Beatles 'White Album. 'The performance was completely shot on iPads.
"Like John Lennon, the man I love deeply, Steve Jobs was a dreamer who changed the world," Ono is expected to say during the online awards ceremony that begins Oct. 31 at 8:30 p.m. PT at www.omusicawards.com
. "But of course when we lose a genius of that caliber, they are never really gone. They live on all around us, through our memories, their words, and their work. Their spirit grows in us forever to the end of the days." The Beatles' company and label is also named Apple and the two sides were involved in numerous lawsuits over rights and images that needed to be resolved before the Beatles catalog was made available on iTunes.http://www.billboard.com/news/yoko-ono-to-introduce-steve-jobs-tribute-1005452362.story#/news/yoko-ono-to-introduce-steve-jobs-tribute-1005452362.story