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The Recording Academy Releases 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Show Inclusion Rider Photo The Recording Academy Releases 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Show Inclusion Rider
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021

The GRAMMYs is the first major music awards show production to publicly commit to using an inclusion rider, exemplifying the Academy's leadership and ingenuity in infusing the highest standards of inclusion, belonging and representation. Read more about the new initiative now!

The Recording Academy to Implement Inclusion Rider for 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Photo The Recording Academy to Implement Inclusion Rider for 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2021

The Recording Academy will add the Inclusion Rider as an addendum to a contract between itself and the production company for the GRAMMY Awards.

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 - Jun 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 artist Raphael Saadiq.

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 - Jun 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.

VIDEO: Pasek and Paul Pen New Song 'Get Back to Love' Photo VIDEO: Pasek and Paul Pen New Song 'Get Back to Love'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

The pandemic caused millions of weddings to be canceled, leaving wedding singers across the country out of work. Match and Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort have teamed up to create a new song that encourages singles to “Get Back to Love” featuring 12 real life wedding singers so the entertainers can “get back to work.” 

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 categories.

Recording Academy Establishes Songwriters & Composers Wing Photo Recording Academy Establishes Songwriters & Composers Wing
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 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 - Mar 5, 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 - Mar 3, 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.  

Recording Academy's Black Music Collective Partners With Amazon Music To Award Schola Photo Recording Academy's Black Music Collective Partners With Amazon Music To Award Scholarships
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 22, 2021

Select students will receive scholarships from Amazon Music, the opportunity to meet and network with members of the music industry, including Amazon Music executives and the Black Music Collective, and will accumulate a network of mentors who will help them realize their dreams and bring them to life.

GRAMMY AWARDS Rescheduled for March 14, 2021 Photo GRAMMY AWARDS Rescheduled for March 14, 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 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! 

The Jim Henson Company Officially Begins Production of New FRAGGLE ROCK Series Photo The Jim Henson Company Officially Begins Production of New FRAGGLE ROCK Series
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 25, 2021

The Jim Henson Company will begin production on its new Fraggle Rock series in Calgary, Canada on January 25th, thanks to a coordinated effort from Calgary's government officials.

Recording Academy Announces 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients Photo Recording Academy Announces 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 22, 2020

The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Lionel Hampton, Marilyn Horne, Salt-N-Pepa, Selena, and Talking Heads. 

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 - Dec 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 - Dec 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.

Trevor Noah Will Host THE GRAMMY AWARDS Photo Trevor Noah Will Host THE GRAMMY AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 24, 2020

The CBS Television Network and The Recording Academy(R) announced today that Comedy Central's Emmy Award-winning DAILY SHOW host and comedian Trevor Noah will host THE 63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS(R).

GRAMMY Nominations Will Be Announced Nov. 24 Photo GRAMMY Nominations Will Be Announced Nov. 24
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 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 - Oct 5, 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 - 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 — 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 A.A. Cristi - 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.

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