The Recording Academy

  1. Recording Academy To Allow Samples For All Grammy Award Songwriting Categories

    June 12, 2014 8:00 AM EDT The announcement comes along with an extensive list of additional alterations made at the Academy’s annual spring trustees meeting. The Recording Academy has announced a change to its awards criteria that will now permit samples and interpolations ...

  2. Grammys 2014 Latin Categories: Tradition Rules

    December 07, 2013 10:27 AM EST Major labels and major commercial releases for the most part dominated the Latin fields for the Grammy nominations, heralding spirited competition in all four Latin categories: pop, regional Mexican, tropical and that hybrid of alternative/Urban/r ...

  3. Pepsi, Vevo to Spotlight Best New Artists, 'X Factor' Winner Tate Stevens During Grammys

    January 24, 2013 7:01 PM EST Pepsi, with Pandora and Vevo, have announced a collaboration for the Grammy Awards primarily based around the "Best New Artist" award.   Pepsi, the official presenter of the "Best New Artist" category this year, has teamed with ...

  4. Grammy's Nominations Concert Heading to Nashville

    August 21, 2012 8:45 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- This year's Grammy Awards nominations will come with a Southern accent. The Recording Academy is moving its annual live nominations concert special to Music City. The show will air Dec. 5 live on CBS from Bridgestone ...

  5. Grammys Go Digital Via Canadian Technology

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The organizers of the Grammys are going digital to allow U.S. voting members to stream and judge music online. Toronto-based Yangaroo signed a multi-year agreement with The Recording Academy that will see its encryption technology distribute music ...

  6. Grammys To Honor Autry, Four Tops, Martin

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Gene Autry, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Four Tops, Hank Jones, Brenda Lee, Dean Martin and Tom Paxton all will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb. 7, 2009, and be acknowledged during the Grammy ...

  7. Grammy Producers Seek Interim Agreement With WGA

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST The producers of the Grammy Awards today (Jan. 15) requested an interim agreement from the Writer's Guild of America (WGA) to proceed with the televised awards presentation on Feb. 10. The move comes after a day of speculation as to whether t ...