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The Recording Academy is proud to announce its member class of 2021. As the world's preeminent membership organization for performers, songwriters, producers and engineers, members work together to build a better and more inspiring world for music and its makers.


This class was selected by a committee of industry peers based on exceptional contributions to the music community. 




"As a new member of the Recording Academy, I want to be an advocate for my music genre and for artists, especially female artists. It's such a powerful time for women to rise up in our music community and I want to be a part of that movement. Seeing myself become a member means progress for our genre and for women within regional Mexican music."

Lupita Infante

Recording Artist

"It's such an honor to receive an invitation to be a Recording Academy member. What I'm most looking forward to is being a part of conversations that drive progression within our industry as well as advocating for the rights of my fellow musicians."

Tiana Major9


"What excites me most about receiving an invitation to the 2021 Recording Academy new member class is the ability to be part of a collective voice. A collective voice that's going to move our industry forward and represent creatives from all different forms, all different genres, all around the world. I'm honored to be part of that team."

Jonathan Azu

CEO and Founder, Culture Collective

"I know that music can connect people, and this is what I hope to bring not only to the Academy, but to the world."

Skip Marley


"I'm honored to be a member of The Recording Academy. I'm excited to partner with the industry leaders within the Academy to further the purpose for which I make music: to uplift marginalized communities on their road to freedom and to encourage folks to share their most authentic selves with the world through creative expression."

- Jonathan Singletary


"I am honored to join the Recording Academy’s membership class of 2021. It is an amazing opportunity and milestone in my career to be chosen for my expertise and trusted by industry legends. I’ve always had and will hold this collection of peers in high regard. As a former member of the GRAMMY U program, I am elated to continue my relationship with the Recording Academy."

Ré Lxuise

Recording Artist












Membership is the lifeblood of the Recording Academy. Having an active, representative membership is fundamental to everything we do. Recording Academy members are a collective voice that together creates a better world for music and its makers, and has the ability to move our industry forward. Recording Academy membership is a privilege reserved for those whose excellent professional accomplishments are matched by their passion for the music community.



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