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Recording Academy welcomes diverse class of new members

The Recording Academy continued its diversity goals this week by adding nearly 2000 diverse music professionals as official members. According to Billboard, the news was shared by Recording Academy President and CEO Harvey Mason Jr during his annual address.  A report followed Mason’s welcoming of the new members, revealing that

Image by Reuters/Lucy Nicholson The Recording Academy recently updated their rules and guidelines book. Amongst the key changes in the 63 page book is a new rule that bans the inclusion of chart numbers and sales figures in “For Your Consideration” packages to the Academy. The rules around what can

Image by Chris Pizzello/Invision Following a year of allegations regarding corruption and ongoing discussions regarding diversity, The Recording Academy announced last week that it has invited 2,710 music industry professionals to join the Academy’s class of new members for 2021. According to their website, the new class are invited “by

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