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Women in Music Industry Still Facing Discrimination, Seeking More Recognition: Study

The Recording Academy, Arizona State University (ASU) and Berklee College of Music Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship announced the results of the inaugural “Women in the Mix” study on Tuesday, which is International Women’s Day. The study was designed to examine and better understand the experiences of women and “gender-expansive people” working in the American music […]

Grammys: Kanye West, Taylor Swift Added to Nominees List After Last-Minute Category Expansion (Report)

The Recording Academy’s surprise decision to expand the number of nominees in four major Grammy categories was made just a day before nominations were announced this week, paving the way for key nods for Taylor Swift, Kanye West and more, according to a report. A New York Times story published Wednesday said West and Swift, already […]

Watch the 2022 Grammy Awards Nominations

For the second year in a row, the Grammy Awards nominations are available to watch via a virtual live stream event. Alongside comedians, morning anchors, former Grammys nominees and winners, Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. and board of trustees chair Tammy Hurt revealed the 2022 nominees on Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. PT/12 […]

Recording Academy, Former President Deborah Dugan Reach Agreement Over Departure

The Recording Academy and the body’s former president and CEO Deborah Dugan have reached an agreement over her departure following an arbitration process. “The Recording Academy and Deborah Dugan have agreed to resolve their differences and to keep the terms of their agreement private,” read a short statement from both parties. The agreement brings to […]

Recording Academy Names Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos A. Panay as Co-Presidents

The Recording Academy has appointed Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos A. Panay as co-presidents. Effective Aug. 16, Butterfield Jones and Panay will join Chief Operating Officer Branden Chapman and Chief Industry Officer Ruby Marchand as part of the leadership team that will work under Recording Academy President and CEO Harvey Mason Jr. As co-president, Butterfield […]