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Recording Academy

10 Jun 2020
The Recording Academy, the body responsible for the Grammy Awards on Wednesday announced a number of changes to its category names, including changing "urban contemporary" to "progressive R&B." The ¬†Academy's move comes amid growing criticism in the music industry over the term "urban" that has long generalized genres including hip-hop and R&B but which many…
Niniola
25 Apr 2020
Nigerian singer Niniola has come a long way from the aspiring star that competed on music reality show Project Fame many years ago. Not only has she established herself as a music force in the Nigerian music industry, but she has also amassed enough hit songs and followership to earn herself a seat at the…
18 Jan 2020
The chief executive of the Recording Academy, Deborah Dugan has been removed from her position just 10 days before the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Dugan was placed on administrative leave following an allegation of misconduct, the Academy said in a statement. In a statement, the Recording Academy said: "In light of concerns raised…
30 Jan 2019
Social media has been buzzing about a purported 2019 Grammy winners list. The list which has been in circulation was allegedly leaked on Twitter and attached to the list is a video that shows alleged winners from the Recording Academy's website. The list also claims to have seen¬†a deeper list of winners from a supposed…

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