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Recording Academy Presents Its District Advocate Day Photo Recording Academy Presents Its District Advocate Day
by TV News Desk - Aug 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 ÔÇö the largest nationwide day of advocacy for music and its makers.

Adam Schiff and Judy Chu Introduce 'Mixed Earner Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Act Photo Adam Schiff and Judy Chu Introduce 'Mixed Earner Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Act'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020

Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena) introduced the Mixed Earner Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Act to ensure that workers who earn a mix of traditional (W-2) and independent (e.g. 1099) employment income are able to fully access the unemployment assistance provided in the CARES Act.

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 TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Today the Recording Academy┬« extended membership invitations to more than 2,300 established music professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds, genres and disciplines.

Broadway Catch Up: July 2 - Patti LuPone, Telly Leung, Ali Stroker, and More! Photo Broadway Catch Up: July 2 - Patti LuPone, Telly Leung, Ali Stroker, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Patti LuPone, Telly Leung, Ali Stroker, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OU Photo VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, contributed their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares┬« COVID-19 Relief Fund. 

Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose, Darren Criss and More Join SOUNDTRACK OF Photo Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose, Darren Criss and More Join SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, are contributing their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund.

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 TV News Desk - Apr 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 are affected by the coronavirus pandemic

The MusiCares Relief Fund Receives Donations From Top Music Organizations, Charitable Photo The MusiCares Relief Fund Receives Donations From Top Music Organizations, Charitable Foundations & More 
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

Music industry association The Latin Recording Academy┬«; ticket marketplace StubHub; major music companies Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group; financial institution City National Bank; concert promotion, artist management, touring, and publishing company Bill Silva Entertainment; and charitable foundations and trusts including the William, Jeff, and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation, George Harrison's Material World Foundation, the Michael Jackson Estate, Alicia Keys and She Is The Music and Yoshiki Foundation America are the latest organizations that have made major contributions to the COVID-19 Relief Fund established by the Recording Academy┬« and its affiliated charitable organization MusiCares┬«.

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 TV News Desk - Mar 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 music festivals, COVID-19 is deeply impacting live music events, and the creative community behind it all.

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 TV News Desk - Nov 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 categories. This year's nominees reflect a melting pot of artistic innovation that defined the year in music, showcasing the unparalleled craftsmanship of established artists and the industry-shifting impact of rising music creators. Leading nominees Lizzo (8), Billie Eilish (6) and Lil Nas X (6) not only topped the charts but ignited a cultural conversation around their genre-bending hits. As the only peer-selected music award, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recoding Academy's membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers and engineers.

HADESTOWN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, OKLAHOMA! & More Nominated for 'Best Musical Theater Albu Photo HADESTOWN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, OKLAHOMA! & More Nominated for 'Best Musical Theater Album' at the GRAMMYs
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

This morning, nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards were announced. 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical winner Hadestown and Best Revival of a Musical winner Oklahoma! were among the nominees for 'Best Musical Theater Album.' See the full list of musicals nominated below!

The 62nd Grammy Award Nominations Will Be Announced Tomorrow Photo The 62nd Grammy Award Nominations Will Be Announced Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - Nov 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 Alicia Keys, and two-time GRAMMY nominee Bebe Rexha will reveal nominees in select categories at Studio 43 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. The press conference will be live streamed at GRAMMY.com and across the Academy's Facebook and Twitter channels.

GRAMMYS: Who Will Be Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album? Photo GRAMMYS: Who Will Be Nominated for Best Musical Theater Album?
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Tomorrow morning The Recording Academy® will announce nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards, beginning at approximately 8:20 a.m. ET. Recording Academy president/CEO Deborah Dugan and chair of the board of trustees Harvey Mason Jr. will announce the nominees in select categories in a live-streamed press conference at Studio 43 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. CBS host Gayle King will be joined by 2020 Grammys host Alicia Keys in a simulcast sharing the additional categories on CBS This Morning.

Recording Academy Announces Newly Elected National Officers Photo Recording Academy Announces Newly Elected National Officers
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

The Recording Academy announced today its newly elected National Officers of the Board of Trustees, voted upon at the organization's annual spring Board of Trustees meeting in May. Record producer Harvey Mason Jr. has been elected as the Chair of the Board of Trustees, and managing partner of Placement Music Tammy Hurt will serve as Vice Chair. Veteran music executive Terry Hemmings was re-elected Secretary/Treasurer and recording artist and founder/CEO of Swan Songs Christine Albert assumes the position of Chair Emeritus. All officer appointments were effective on June 1, 2019.

Aretha Franklin Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson Set for a 2020 Release Photo Aretha Franklin Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson Set for a 2020 Release
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures has dated the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect for Aug. 14, 2020, according to Deadline.

Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino Win Big at the 2019 GRAMMY AWARDS - Full Winners Li Photo Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino Win Big at the 2019 GRAMMY AWARDS - Full Winners List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2019

Music's Biggest Night - the GRAMMYs - is here! Live from STAPLES Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast on CBS at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. 

Liesl Tommy to Direct the Aretha Franklin Biopic Photo Liesl Tommy to Direct the Aretha Franklin Biopic
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) announced today acclaimed stage director Liesl Tommy, the first black woman to earn a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play, is set to direct Respect, a feature film based on the life of music icon Aretha Franklin. As previously announced, Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson was personally handpicked by Ms. Franklin to portray her on the big screen.  Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Callie Khouri (Thelma & Louise, creator of Nashville) will pen the screenplay following the rise of Ms. Franklin's career, from a child singing in her father's church's choir to an iconic and international superstar. The announcement was made today by Jonathan Glickman, President, Motion Picture Group.

Recording Academy and its Members Celebrate the Passage of The Music Modernization Ac Photo Recording Academy and its Members Celebrate the Passage of The Music Modernization Act
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The Recording Academy and its members across the country are celebrating today's passage of the Music Modernization Act by the Senate. This movement of the historic bill is a victory for all music creators, setting a clear path to the president's desk.

New Show Announced, MIRACULOUS LIVE! On Sale This Week at State Theatre Photo New Show Announced, MIRACULOUS LIVE! On Sale This Week at State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

It's SPOTS-ON when Miraculous Live: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir leaps onto the stage of the State Theatre on Friday, March 29, 2019.  Tickets for this high-flying musical go on sale to State Theatre members at 10AM on Wednesday, September 19th and to the general public at 10AM on Friday, September 21st.

MIRACULOUS: Tales Of Ladybug And Cat Noir To Come To Hershey Theatre Photo MIRACULOUS: Tales Of Ladybug And Cat Noir To Come To Hershey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

'Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir' is coming to Hershey Theatre on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM.

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