According to a press release from the Recording Academy, there are no longer any unidentified Grammys nomination committees that, in the past, had the final say on who ended up on the ballot in multiple categories.
“It’s been an unprecedented year, a dramatic change for the Recording Academy, and I am very proud to continue our walk of growth with the latest updates to our Awards process. , “he said Harvey Mason Jr., Chair & Interim President / CEO of the Recording Academy in a statement. “This is a new Academy, one that is driven to action and that doubles its commitment to meeting the needs of the music community. While innovation and growth are the key drivers of our actions, a things will always stay-the GRAMMY Award “It’s just recognizing music that is peer-pushed and peer-voted. We are honored to work with the music community throughout the year to further refine and protect the integrity of the Awards process. “
The press release confirmed that while there used to be “15-30 skilled musicians representing and voting within their communities for the final selection of nominees,” now, “the results of Grammy nominations and winner will return to the hands of the full member voting, providing further validation of the process recognized by the partner. “