By The Numbers: Eye-Opening Statistics from the Recording Academy's Diversity & Inclusion Report

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Grammy statues photographed on Jan. 12, 2019. 

The final report issued by the Recording Academy's Diversity & Inclusion Task Force is filled with stats, including a few that may surprise you. Take a look.

Percentage of voting members of the academy that are women

April 2018: 20%

October 2019: 22%

Percentage of professional (non-voting) members of the academy that are women: 38%

Percentage of the academy's board of trustees that is male

2017-18: 75%

2019: 65%

Percentage of the academy's board of trustees that is Caucasian

2017-18: 68%

2019: 63%

Percentage of female members of national governance committees

29%...2015-18

48%...2018

41%.. 2019

Percentage of female members of nomination review committees

26%...2015-17

51%...2018

44%...2019

Percentage of the academy's voting members that are producers and engineers: nearly 40%

Percentage of those individuals that are women…12%

Number of potential new members that were invited to join the academy to increase diversity

2018...946 (all voting members)

2019…1,340 (both voting and non-voting members)

Number of those potential new members who accepted the invitation

2018…200 (all voting members)

2019…743 (includes 590 voting members)

Number of Grammy categories…84

Number of those categories where the final nominations are determined by nominations review committees…60


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