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Recording Academy's Black Music Collective & Amazon Music Announce Scholarship Recipi Photo Recording Academy's Black Music Collective & Amazon Music Announce Scholarship Recipients
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2021

A panel of the same name featured Founder of Black Music History Library Jenzia Burgos; two-time GRAMMY Award winner Patti LaBelle; NPR Reporter and Editor Sidney Madden; GRAMMY Award-winning, GRAMMY Legend Awards® and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Smokey Robinson; and GRAMMY Award-winning ar...
Matthew Stevens Will Release 'Pittsburgh,' a Solo Acoustic Guitar Album Photo Matthew Stevens Will Release 'Pittsburgh,' a Solo Acoustic Guitar Album
by TV News Desk - June 28, 2021

By September 2020, Stevens was hunkering down in his wife’s family's hometown of Pittsburgh, still busy with adjunct teaching (virtually) at Baltimore’s Peabody Institute while navigating his way through the crisis....
Valeisha Butterfield Jones & Panos A. Panay Named Co-Presidents Of The Recording Acad Photo Valeisha Butterfield Jones & Panos A. Panay Named Co-Presidents Of The Recording Academy
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 22, 2021

With the aim of better serving Recording Academy members and the music industry at-large, the team will work directly under Mason, whose title will shift to CEO....
Recording Academy Releases Updated Rules & Guidelines For The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awar Photo Recording Academy Releases Updated Rules & Guidelines For The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

The latest amendments are in addition to the previously announced changes in April, which included the discontinuation of nomination review committees, the reduction in the number of categories voters may vote and the addition of the Best Global Music Performance and Best Música Urbana Album categor...
Recording Academy Establishes Songwriters & Composers Wing Photo Recording Academy Establishes Songwriters & Composers Wing
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 15, 2021

Currently, a third of the Recording Academy's voting membership identify songwriting or composing as part of their craft and these members will be automatically included in the new Wing....
Recording Academy Partners With Berklee College Of Music & Arizona State University Photo Recording Academy Partners With Berklee College Of Music & Arizona State University
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 05, 2021

The study's primary goals are to further establish a baseline analysis on women's representation working in the American music industry, learn more about the available talent pool of women in music, and set priorities around music creators and aspects of mentorship....
Pandora LIVE Countdown to the GRAMMY Awards to Feature Haim, Brittany Howard & CHIKA Photo Pandora LIVE Countdown to the GRAMMY Awards to Feature Haim, Brittany Howard & CHIKA
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 03, 2021

Harvey Mason jr., Chair & Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy® will host the evening and lead a roundtable discussion with all of the evening’s performers.   ...
GRAMMY AWARDS Rescheduled for March 14, 2021 Photo GRAMMY AWARDS Rescheduled for March 14, 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 15, 2021

In January, BroadwayWorld reported that the Grammy Awards had been postponed to an unspecified date in March. Today, we can confirm the ceremony will take place on March 14th!  ...
GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Welcomes Iconic Recordings As Their 2021 Inductions Photo GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Welcomes Iconic Recordings As Their 2021 Inductions
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 21, 2020

Today the Recording Academy® welcomes the 2021 inductees for the distinguished GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®, continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings....
Jacob Collier Shares 'Human Nature' Cover Photo Jacob Collier Shares 'Human Nature' Cover
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 10, 2020

Before the days of quarantine, Jammcard’s JammJam live events hosted some of the nation’s most impactful musicians for incredible nights of unfiltered, collaborative raw convergence....
SG Lewis Unveils New Album Track 'Time,' Featuring Rhye Photo SG Lewis Unveils New Album Track 'Time,' Featuring Rhye
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 08, 2020

Following a string of stellar singles drawn from his forthcoming debut album times, London-based multi-instrumentalist and producer SG Lewis today reveals the album's opening track 'Time' - a soaring disco groove featuring legendary Canadian singer Rhye. ...
GRAMMY Nominations Will Be Announced Nov. 24 Photo GRAMMY Nominations Will Be Announced Nov. 24
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 21, 2020

The Recording Academy® will announce nominees for the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Nov. 24....
JINGLE JANGLE Soundtrack Out Nov. 13 Photo JINGLE JANGLE Soundtrack Out Nov. 13
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 05, 2020

Today Atlantic Records announces the forthcoming release of Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (Music from The Netflix Original Motion Picture), the companion soundtrack to the Netflix holiday film....
Recording Academy Presents Its District Advocate Day Photo Recording Academy Presents Its District Advocate Day
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 12, 2020

Today, the Recording Academy, which represents the interests of all music creators, will unite thousands of its members across the country with their senators and congressional representatives as a part of the Academy's 7th annual District Advocate Day — the largest nationwide day of advocacy for mu...
Recording Academy Invites 2,300 Qualified Music Creators And Professionals To Join It Photo Recording Academy Invites 2,300 Qualified Music Creators And Professionals To Join Its Membership
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 09, 2020

Today the Recording Academy® extended membership invitations to more than 2,300 established music professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds, genres and disciplines....
Justice Comes Alive Raises $55,000 for the Plus1 For Black Lives Fund with Virtual Mu Photo Justice Comes Alive Raises $55,000 for the Plus1 For Black Lives Fund with Virtual Music Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 01, 2020

The live music community came together to raise funds and awareness for racial equality with the new one-day, donation-based virtual event, Justice Comes Alive....
Recording Academy Promotes Shonda Grant To Chief People & Culture Officer Photo Recording Academy Promotes Shonda Grant To Chief People & Culture Officer
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 01, 2020

The Recording Academy® announced today the promotion of Shonda Grant to Chief People & Culture Officer. In her role, Grant will be responsible for developing and expanding the organization's people strategy and managing all employee initiatives....
Recording Academy Launches District Advocate 'Summer Of Advocacy' To Fight For Pandem Photo Recording Academy Launches District Advocate 'Summer Of Advocacy' To Fight For Pandemic Relief And To Promote Positive Social Change
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 25, 2020

Today, the Recording Academy® announced a summer 2020 call-to-action initiative to help provide pandemic relief for music creators and music businesses, and to promote positive social change through legislation. The seven-week-long effort will culminate with the Academy's 7th annual District Advocat...
MusiCares Appoints Laura Segura As Executive Director Photo MusiCares Appoints Laura Segura As Executive Director
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 16, 2020

MusiCares announced today the appointment of Laura Segura as the organization's new Executive Director. Effective immediately, Segura will lead this four-star charity that offers industry members a safety net of services including assistance for financial, medical and personal health issues....
Recording Academy Announces Major Changes For 63rd Annual GRAMMYs Photo Recording Academy Announces Major Changes For 63rd Annual GRAMMYs
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 10, 2020

The Recording Academy® announced today that it has made major changes to several rules and guidelines that reflect its ongoing commitment to evolve with the musical landscape and to ensure that the GRAMMY Awards® nominating process and rules are more transparent and fair....
ASCAP, BMI, & More Join MusiCares And The Recording Academy In Support of Relief Fund Photo ASCAP, BMI, & More Join MusiCares And The Recording Academy In Support of Relief Fund
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 15, 2020

Performing Rights Organizations, including the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), and SESAC have announced today that they are contributing to create a special fund as part of the MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund to support music creators who a...
Recording Academy & MusiCares Establish Relief Fund In Response To Unprecedented Musi Photo Recording Academy & MusiCares Establish Relief Fund In Response To Unprecedented Music Industry Event Cancellations
by Kaitlin Milligan - March 19, 2020

The Recording Academy® and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares® have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and subsequent cancellation of multiple music events. From hotel and bar gigs to major mus...
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List! Photo Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by Kaitlin Milligan - November 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categor...
The 62nd Grammy Award Nominations Will Be Announced Tomorrow Photo The 62nd Grammy Award Nominations Will Be Announced Tomorrow
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 19, 2019

Nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards® will be announced tomorrow, Nov. 20 during a press conference in New York. Beginning at approximately 8:20 a.m. ET, Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan, Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey Mason Jr., 15-time GRAMMY®-winner and GRAMMY Awards host Alic...
ALABAMA Inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame; Receives First-Ever Lifetime Achievemen Photo ALABAMA Inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame; Receives First-Ever Lifetime Achievement Award
by Kaitlin Milligan - October 23, 2019

ALABAMA, the most successful band in the history of country music, has been formally inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame. Last night, October 22, Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen were made official members during a commemorative Medallion Ceremony held at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center ...