The Recording Academy is lastly ridding its controversial GRAMMY nomination evaluate committees.
As a substitute of utilizing nameless evaluate committees to find out nominations, hundreds of the Academy’s voting members will determine nominees for main GRAMMY classes transferring ahead.
As well as, 90% of stated members will bear a requalification course of by finish of 2021 “to make sure that the voting physique is actively engaged in music creation.”
Beforehand, main classes together with Greatest Album, Track of the Yr, File of the Yr, and Greatest New Artist have been determined upon by nomination evaluate committees.
The Academy believes this transfer displays its “ongoing dedication to evolve with the musical panorama and to make sure that the GRAMMY Awards guidelines and tips are clear and equitable.”
Nevertheless, The Weekend nonetheless isn’t shopping for it. He famously boycotted the rewards after his 2020 album After Hours was snubbed in the latest ceremony.
He not too long ago revealed to Selection: “I stay tired of being part of the GRAMMYs, particularly with their very own admission of corruption for all these a long time. I can’t be submitting sooner or later.”
Learn concerning the GRAMMY Awards modifications here.