The Grammy Awards are one of the biggest nights in music. Every year, singers, songwriters and producers are honored for their achievements in the music industry. The 64th Annual Grammy Awards will take place on January 31, 2022. When will the Recording Academy announce nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards?
Nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards Will Be Out in November
With music fans curious as to when the nominees for the upcoming Grammy Awards will be made public, the wait won’t be long. A new press release from the Recording Academy reveals that the organization will announce nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards on November 23, 2021.
To be eligible to be nominated, music must have been released between September 1, 2020 and September 1, 2021. Voting on eligible work will take place from October 22, 2021 to November 5, the press release said. , 2021.
Voting for the Grammys will run from December 6, 2021 to January 5, 2022, after the nominations were announced on November 23, 2021. After voting is complete, the 2022 Grammy Awards will air on CBS on January 31, 2022. .
The Recording Academy has had diversity issues in the past.
In May 2018, a Recording Academy diversity and inclusion task force was formed. The task force’s findings were published on December 12, 2019. Report Recording Academy. can be seen on Website.
After examining the National Governance Committees, Nomination Review Committees, the Board of Trustees and the Recording Academy president/CEO, the task force found that the organization did not represent the diverse demographics of the music industry.
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“However, despite the undeniable importance of these committees, they have historically not included members that reflect the demographics of society at large,” the report reads.
Recording Academy Makes Changes for 2022 Grammy Awards
On April 30, 2021, the Recording Academy announced that voting changes would be made for the upcoming 64th Annual Grammy Awards.
According to a press release, two new categories will be added: Best Global Music Performance and Best Song Urbana Album. The Recording Academy would also get rid of “nomination review committees,” which are “5-30 highly skilled musical partners who are represented and voted within their genre communities for the final selection of nominees.”
Instead, “nominations in all Grammy Awards general and genre fields will now be determined by a majority, peer-to-peer vote of voting members of the Recording Academy.”
In the press release, the Recording Academy shared that “the results of Grammy nominations and winners are placed back in the hands of the entire voting membership body, providing further recognition to the peer-recognition process.”
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Voters going forward will also be limited by the number of categories in which they are allowed to vote.
To ensure that music producers are voting in the categories in which they are most knowledgeable and qualified, the number of specific genre field categories in which Grammy Award voters can vote has been reduced from 15 to 10. Additionally, those 10 categories must be within no more than three regions,” the Recording Academy wrote in a press release.
Music lovers will be able to see the results of these changes after the 2022 Grammy Awards.