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The 20th Anniversary of GRAMMYs on the Hill has been postponed to April 2022 "due to increasing public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 variants and the nature of the awards reception and dinner," Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason jr. said in a statement.
August is the traditional summer recess month for Congress where they're out of session, but they're back in September for a flurry of legislative action. To that end, here are some key topics to watch out for.
The Meet Your Music Maker program, an opportunity for Recording Academy chapters to meet freshmen lawmakers, concludes this week. Here's what happened in that six-month span—and what it could mean for the future of music creators
GRAMMY-winning songwriters and producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis will join congressional leaders Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) and Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) at the 2021 GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards for a night of celebration and musical surprises.
Oxford Economics, a self-described leader in global forecasting and quantitative analysis, just revealed its findings on how live music impacts local economies. The data might surprise you.
As part of a massive revamp, the SBA is winding down the end of the nearly $1 trillion PPP while setting up an online loan forgiveness process. Here's how you can access it.
The Recording Academy has asked our members to reflect on their path of becoming an advocate for music and discuss the importance of using your voice to create change.
In a new report titled "Unclaimed Royalties: Best Practice Recommendations for the Mechanical Licensing Collective," the Copyright Office offers suggestions for how to identify and locate musical work copyright owners with unclaimed accrued royalties.
Since the American Music Fairness Act (AMFA)'s launch in June, it's only gained support from lawmakers and even radio broadcasters—and this progress shows no sign of slowing.
Additional good news has arrived regarding NEA funding: President Biden and Congress are moving toward "record level" funding for the arts for the pending fiscal year.
Bipartisan group of U.S. representatives have introduced the American Music Fairness Act, which will ensure artists are fairly compensated when their songs are played on terrestrial radio stations.
In a candid panel spearheaded by the Recording Academy and the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Dr. Cameron Webb discussed vaccine acceptance among Black communities and a return to live music.
Before the pandemic hit, music creators were already hobbled by the rise of streaming platforms. Now, their "Discovery Mode" is facing scrutiny from the House Judiciary Committee.
On June 1, the Recording Academy hosted its annual Louisiana Music Advocacy Day at the State Capitol, where Tarriona “Tank” Ball of Tank and the Bangas performed and local Academy members met with legislators and representatives.
Former Congressman Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) will serve as the musicFIRST campaign's Chairman and lead the charge to secure rights and fair compensation for all music creators.