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Alicia Keys To Host 62nd GRAMMY Awards - Nov 14, 2019 - 3:25:19 PM

Fifteen-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and global superstar Alicia Keys will return as host of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards® and took to YouTube and socials this morning to announce the news in a video. The announcement comes just days before GRAMMY nominees are set to be revealed on Wednesday, Nov. 20...
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159 Documentary Features submitted for 2019 Oscar® Race - Nov 12, 2019 - 1:04:50 PM

One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.

Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases.  Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules in order to advance in the voting process... 
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Academy Museum announces seven new trustees - Nov 6, 2019 - 1:45:11 PM

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the addition of seven new trustees, including Laura Dern, David Dolby, Sidonie Seydoux Dumas, Mark Johnson, Miky Lee, Katherine Oliver, and David Rubin. The governing body of the Academy Museum, the Board of Trustees oversees the organization’s strategic vision, maintains its financial health, and ensures the institution fulfills its mission to create the best possible motion picture museum for film lovers across the world...
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The Latin Recording Academy® and Univision Announce Official Sponsors for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Nov 5, 2019 - 12:05:42 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® and Univision Communications Inc. announced today the official sponsors for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®. The event will connect leading international brands through innovative programs and campaigns with Latin music fans across multiple platforms, as well as through several on-site experiential activations. The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 14 from 8 –11 p.m. ET/PT...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announces the second roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Nov 5, 2019 - 10:20:00 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® today announced additional performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Aitana, Anitta, Pedro Capó, Julio Reyes Copello, Darell, Dimelo Flow, Fonseca, Luis Fonsi, Greeicy, Intocable, Nella, Reik, Rosalía, and Alejandro Sanz...
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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® and Ford Fund Kick-Off Program to foster the next generation of women in music - Oct 29, 2019 - 7:30:47 PM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® continues its five-year collaboration with Ford Motor Company Fund — the philanthropic arm of Ford —with a pilot program to promote women in music by helping forge the next generation of music makers and paving their road to success. The Emerging Latina Music Recognition Program is aimed at young women in their senior year of high school who have demonstrated musical talent and a desire to pursue a higher education in music.
 
Two-time Latin GRAMMY winner and GRAMMY nominee, Kany García, currently nominated in the categories of Song Of The Year, Best Singer-Songwriter Album...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announces the First Roster of Performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Oct 29, 2019 - 8:45:26 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the first roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Paula  Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, and Sebastián Yatra, in addition to Latin GRAMMY® winners Alejandro Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, and Olga Tañón.  The 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™...
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Ricky Martin, Roselyn Sánchez, and Paz Vega to Host The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Oct 24, 2019 - 1:00:05 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® today announced that three-time Latin GRAMMY® winner, 2006 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™, and two-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Martin will host the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® alongside internationally renowned actresses Roselyn Sánchez and Paz Vega. The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 14 from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central)...
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GRAMMY Museum® presents Latin GRAMMY®, 20 years of Excellence in Collaboration with The Latin Recording Academy® - Oct 21, 2019 - 11:25:04 AM

To celebrate the milestone 20th anniversary of the Latin GRAMMY Awards®, the GRAMMY Museum® proudly presents Latin GRAMMY®, 20 Years Of Excellence. On Nov. 18, the Museum will kick off the opening of the new Latin music exhibit and its new third floor with a full day of programming, including an educational program for students, live performances, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gabriel Abaroa Jr...
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GRAMMY Museum Announces Heather Moore As 2019 Jane Ortner Education Award Recipient - Oct 17, 2019 - 9:00:22 AM

The GRAMMY Museum® is pleased to announce Heather Moore of Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California, as the recipient of the 2019 Jane Ortner Education Award. The award honors K-12 academic teachers who use music in the classroom as a powerful educational tool. Moore will receive an honorarium and will be recognized later this year at a special GRAMMY Museum event in Los Angeles...
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The Latin Recording Academy® Announces its 2019 Class of Leading Ladies of Entertainment - Oct 11, 2019 - 4:00:37 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® has announced today the 2019 Leading Ladies of Entertainment, which honors and recognizes professional and socially conscious women within the arts and entertainment fields who have made significant  contributions, inspiring the next generation of female leaders...
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Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures appoints Bill Kramer as Director - Oct 3, 2019 - 3:15:17 PM

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Bill Kramer has been named director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the museum’s Board of Trustees announced today. Kramer, who served as managing director of development and external relations of the Academy Museum from 2012 to 2016, will take the reins as the institution’s new leader on January 1, 2020, guiding its artistic and cultural vision and overseeing the final phase of the museum’s completion.

“The board unanimously welcomes Bill Kramer as the Academy Museum’s new director,” said Ron Meyer, Chair of the Academy Museum Board of Trustees and Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal...
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Aymée Nuviola participates in the Latin Grammy® Master Series at The University of Central Florida - Sep 21, 2019 - 2:15:24 PM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®, in collaboration with the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management and thanks to the generosity of Top Stop Music, presented a Latin GRAMMY® Master Series educational program today. 
 
During the event Latin GRAMMY® winner and GRAMMY® nominee Aymée Nuviola shared with students her career experiences and her diverse skill set, which allows her to perform in different genres, from salsa, bachata...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announced Lifetime Achievement Award and Trustees Award Honorees - Aug 22, 2019 - 9:15:32 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® announced today that Eva Ayllón, Joan Baez, José Cid, Lupita D’Alessio, Hugo Fattoruso, Pimpinela, Omara Portuondo, and José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma," will receive this year's Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, Mario Kaminsky will receive the Trustees Award. The honorees will be celebrated during a private luncheon ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas on Nov. 13, 2019...
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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® awardsthe Emilio and Gloria Estefan scholarship - Jun 19, 2019 - 9:49:25 PM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®  awarded the Emilio and Gloria Estefan Scholarship to 17-year-old piano student Sergio De Miguel Jorquera at a scholarship presentation at The Latin Recording Academy® headquarters in Miami. The scholarship has a maximum value of $200,000 USD and provides De Miguel Jorquera the opportunity to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston beginning September 2019.
 
The student from Vigo, Spain, was selected by the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation's Scholarship Committee from among a highly competitive pool of applicants consisting of hundreds of students from the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula...
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The Academy and ABC announce Oscars® 2022 date - Jun 11, 2019 - 12:00:52 PM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 2022 Oscars® show date and confirmed the 2021 date.

Upcoming Oscars show dates are as follows:
92nd Oscars     Sunday, February 9, 2020
93rd Oscars     Sunday, February 28, 2021
94th Oscars     Sunday, February 27, 2022...
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2019 Grammy Camp Announcements - May 15, 2019 - 12:25:25 PM

The GRAMMY Museum® announced today that 90 talented high school students from 74 U.S. cities across 23 states have been selected as participants in the 15th annual GRAMMY Camp® program, and The Head And The Heart and JoJo will be this year's guest artists. The signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Los Angeles...
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Academy Announces Three New At-Large Governors - May 13, 2019 - 12:00:51 PM

The Academy Board of Governors has confirmed the appointment of three new governors-at-large, DeVon Franklin (Executives Branch), Rodrigo García (Directors Branch) and Janet Yang (Producers Branch). They will each serve a three-year term, beginning July 1. This furthers the Academy’s A2020 initiative, which seeks to support inclusion and increase representation within its membership and the greater film community.

“The Board looks forward to welcoming DeVon, Janet and Rodrigo. They are each well-positioned to support our continuing global outreach efforts,” said Academy President John Bailey...
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Board Of Trustees Appoints Deborah Dugan As President/CEO Of The Recording Academy - May 8, 2019 - 5:30:54 PM

The Recording Academy™ Board of Trustees has appointed Deborah Dugan as the next President/CEO of the Recording Academy, the leading society of performers, musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals, and the organization behind the annual GRAMMY Awards®. The appointment was announced today by John Poppo, Chair of the Board...
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Academy Announces 2019-20 FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients - May 2, 2019 - 2:00:19 PM

The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the 47 recipients of its 2019 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants.

“The Academy’s Grants Committee is honored to continue to provide support and inspire generations of filmmakers new and old to connect the world through motion pictures,” said Marcus Hu, chair of the Academy’s grants committee...
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