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Grammys postpone ceremony, citing omicron variant risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The upcoming Grammy Awards have been postponed due to what organizers called "too many risks" from the omicron variant. The ceremony had been scheduled for Jan. 31st in Los Angeles with a live audience and performances. The Recording Academy said Wednesday it made the decision "after careful consideration and analysis with city and state officials, health and safety experts, the artist community and our many partners." […]

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Grammys CEO on a mission to regain music community’s trust

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Harvey Mason Jr. knew there would be an uphill climb after taking over as the Recording Academy's CEO. He has received heavy criticism about the academy's past lack of diversity and ineffective award voting process. Those critical responses have fueled Mason's mission to regain the trust of the music community. He's already replaced the nominations review committee with a new member peer-driven voting system, overhauled the […]

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Grammys to partner with Berklee, ASU for study on women

NEW YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy is partnering with Berklee College of Music and Arizona State University to complete a study focused on women's representation in the music industry. The academy, which puts on the Grammy Awards annually, said the lack of female creators in music is "one of the most urgent issues in the industry today." The organization says the data it collects "will be utilized to develop […]

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