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The Recording Academy Takes Federal Effort to Limit Use of Song Lyrics in Court to Capitol Hill

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Congressmen Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) and Hank Johnson (D-GA) from the Recording Academy® joined them at a press conference on Capitol Hill to announce the reintroduction of the Restoring Artistic Protection Act. The Restoring Artistic Protection Act would restrict the use of song lyrics in court, a prevalent practice that disproportionately harms rap and hip-hop musicians. […]

[WATCH] Busta Rhymes Salutes Slick Rick for His GRAMMYs Lifetime Achievement Award


Busta Rhymes linked up with Slick Rick and celebrated the legend’s Lifetime Achievement Award given to him during Grammy Weekend. Visit for more information HipHopDX notes, Busta Rhymes linked up with Slick Rick and celebrated the legend’s award. “Congrats to the Godfather,” Busta Rhymes said.. “Lifetime Achievement Grammy, the win is secured.” Advertisement Among […]

Recording Academy to Honor Dr. Dre for His Production Legacy

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The Grammys plan to honor Dr. Dre for his production legacy during next year’s ceremony. Visit for more information On Friday (Nov. 1) the Recording Academy announced that they will be honoring the six-time Grammy award-winning producer at the 13th annual Producers & Engineers Wing. The event is going down on Jan. 22, 2020 […]

Common, Andra Day and Others Join Recording Academy Diversity Task Force

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After the 2018 Grammy Awards, plenty of music fans expressed their disappointment with the number of women (or lack thereof) who took home awards this year. Of the solo nominees, “Stay” singer Alessia Cara was the only female to take home an award which she won for Best New Artist. Visit for more information […]

Tina Turner to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award


Rock and roll icon Tina Turner will be honored at the 2018 Grammy Awards and receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her exceptional career in music. The Recording Academy’s National Trustees presents the award to performers who, “during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.” The Queen of […]