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The Recording Academy

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The Recording Academy, also known as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its makers. The Recording Academy is headquartered in Santa Monica. Neil Portnow is the current president of The Academy.

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  • Abbreviation: NARAS
  • Formation: 1957
  • Type: Music organization
  • Headquarters: Santa Monica, California, US
  • Location: 3030 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, California 90404
  • Official language: English
  • President: Neil Portnow
  • Affiliations: MusiCares Grammy Foundation Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
  • Website: www.grammy.org

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The Recording Academy has extended invitations to 2,300 music professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds and genres to join the 2020 member class.        

Variety, 2020-07-09 13:25:25
The Recording Academy announced that it has extended membership invitations to more than 2,300 established music professionals. As part of the organization’s stated drive toward greater diversity, it notes that the 2020 class of invitees is 48% female, 21% African-American or African descent, 8% Hispanic and 3% Asian-American and Pacific ...

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