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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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Who Should Take Over The Recording Academy? Industry Weighs In
Billboard, 2018-06-29 16:27:00
As Neil Portnow begins his final year as Recording Academy president/CEO, a number of top industry executives surveyed by Billboard, some with close...

Variety, 2018-06-26 13:43:53
The Recording Academy today announced several changes to its awards process, most notably that the number of nominations for the “General Field” categories — Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist — will increase from five to eight. According to the ...

Grammy Awards increase nominees in top four fields to eight in a bid to diversify
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-06-26 13:15:00
“The more the merrier” — and, presumably, the greater the diversity — is the guiding principle behind one of the biggest changes to the Grammy Awards process in recent years. The Recording Academy will up the number of nominees from five to eight for its 2019 Grammy ceremony in each ...

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