Taking place Thursday, Oct. 14, Behind The Record Advocacy will see hundreds of Recording Academy members virtually meet with nearly 200 U.S Senators and Representatives to educate them on the creators behind their favorite record and discuss the key issues impacting the music community.
In his role, works with the Recording Academy's leadership to develop policy positions on issues affecting the music community and represents the interests of the Academy's members before Congress and federal agencies.
A new national poll commissioned by musicFIRST shows that the American public backs bold action to ensure that artists are fairly paid when played on AM/FM radio.
Behind the Record Advocacy is a new virtual advocacy program for Academy members to advance the rights of creators behind the record.
GRAMMY Advocacy returns to Twitter Spaces with a special conversation about songwriter advocacy featuring the Academy’s Chief Advocacy and Public Policy Officer, Managing Director of the Songwriter and Composer Wing and Chair of the Songwriter and Composer Wing.
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.