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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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