1. Latin Jazz Musicians Protest Grammy Awards, L.A. Mayor Supportive Of Artists

    February 12, 2012 9:19 PM EST Latin jazz musicians protested with signs and loud music outside the Grammy Awards on Sunday as they continued their nearly yearlong fight to reinstate 31 categories which were eliminated by the Recording Academy in 2011. About 70 artists and thei ...

  2. Grammy Protestors Drop Off 23,000 Signatures at NARAS Headquarters

    February 09, 2012 5:44 PM EST More than a dozen musicians, community leaders and supporters dropped off a thick stack of documents on Thursday (Feb. 9) with a reported 23,000 signatures at the Recording Academy headquarters as part of an ongoing effort to compel the organizati ...

  3. Grammy Awards Protest Planned By Musicians During Sunday's Show

    February 06, 2012 7:56 PM EST In an ongoing effort to reinstate 31 categories that were eliminated from the Grammy Awards, musicians are planning a protest and a musical showcase on the same day as 54th installment of the awards show on Feb. 12, according to a spokesman for th ...

  4. Neil Portnow on Latin Jazz Grammy Elimination: 'You Can't Make Everybody Happy...'

    August 04, 2011 7:44 AM EDT National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) President/CEO Neil Portnow expressed his disappointment with a lawsuit filed by four Latin jazz artists this week demanding the reinstatement of their grenre as a distinct Grammy Award catego ...

  5. Latin Jazz Musicians File Lawsuit Against NARAS Over Category Elimination

    August 02, 2011 10:04 PM EDT Four Latin jazz musicians filed a lawsuit in New York on Aug. 2 against the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) indicating that they want the Latin jazz category reinstated after it was eliminated in April . The eliminated cate ...