Recording Academy

  1. Our Fantasy Sam Smith/Tom Petty Copyright-Infringement Grammy Medley: 'Stay With Me,' 'My Sweet Lord' and More

    January 30, 2015 12:00 PM EST On Jan. 26, Sam Smith 's rep acknowledged that the songwriting credits of the singer's Grammy-nominated hit "Stay With Me" now include Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne , writers of Petty's "I Won't Back Down," via ...

  2. Kent Knappenberger, Inaugural Winner of the Grammys' Music Educator Award, Talks ABBA and New Violins (Q&A)

    January 24, 2014 2:28 PM EST Kent Knappenberger, a music teacher at the Westfield Academy and Central School in Westfield, New York, was honored with the Grammys' first-ever Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. One of nine finalis ...

  3. Backbeat: Grammy Nominations Pre-Concert Reception With Scott Borchetta, LL Cool J, Taylor Swift

    December 06, 2012 4:23 PM EST From left: Crissy Haslam, Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow, Big Machine Records' Scott Borchetta and Sandy Borchetta at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live pre-show reception at Nashville's Brid ...

  4. The Kids Are Alright

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The music industry needs to listen to kids like Andy Guerrero, who was one of five young people who participated in the "Music Fans Speak" panel at the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers conven Tamara Conniff is co-executive edito ...

  5. How To Compete With Illegal File-Sharing

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Panel of 19-23 year-olds offer thoughts at NARM. Legitimate online download sites need a deeper selection to compete with illegal file-sharing networks and new technologies that impede CD burning will further drive customers away from record store ...