2018 grammys

Neil Portnow Will Step Down as Recording Academy President in 2019

Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow is planning to step down from his position by next summer, sources told Billboard. Portnow confirmed that he's…
Maggie Serota / May 31, 2018

Recording Academy Names 16-Member Task Force on Diversity Issues

The Recording Academy's 16-member task force on diversity and female inclusion was announced on Wednesday, with members ranging from several Grammy winners and network CEOs…

Time’s Up Co-Founder Tina Tchen to Lead Grammys’ Gender Bias Task Force

The Recording Academy has appointed Time's Up co-founder and former Michelle Obama chief of staff Tina Tchen to helm a taskforce investigating gender bias in…
Maggie Serota / March 6, 2018

U2’s “Get Out of Your Own Way” Was an Odd Choice for a Pro-Immigration Grammys Performance

By the generally anodyne standards of a Grammys telecast, last night was pretty political: Kendrick Lamar opened the show along with pointed commentary on racism…
Andy Cush / January 29, 2018