• Goodbye to Grammy Committees: Breaking Down the New Academy Rules

    10 days ago - By Billboard

    When The Weeknd called for “transparency” in the Grammy voting process late last year, even he probably didn't expect the Recording Academy to respond this quickly.
    On Friday, the trustees voted to disband the Academy's controversial nomination review committees and let Grammy voters have the final say in all non-craft categories, a move that comes after years of criticism over the mysterious backroom voting process. As Billboard awards editor Paul Grein reported last week, “The committee approach was adopted in the ‘Big Four' categories in 1995, after controversy erupted over some of the...
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