Time’s Up Co-founder Will Lead the Recording Academy’s Female Task Force

After Recording Academy president Neil Portnow said that female nominees need to “step up,” the Academy announced it would launch an independent task force to investigate its own gender bias. That task force now has a leader: the same woman…

Recording Academy Admits It Doesn’t Have Enough Women Members

After weeks backlash surrounding the Recording Academy’s attitudes about women, as poorly voiced by its president Neil Portnow, there’s finally some concrete data about the organization’s lack diversity. As part the task force launched in the wake Portnow’s comments that…

Female Music Execs Slam Grammy President’s Comments As ‘Woefully Out of Touch’

One week after a group female managers, lawyers, and publicists signed a joint letter demanding that Recording Academy president Neil Portnow resign after he said female artists need to “step up” at the Grammys, women at all the major record…

Grammys Announce Plan To Break Barriers Against "Female Advancement"

The Recording Acadamy learned a lot from the past weekend’s Grammy Awards. The fact that only 11 out the 84 winners were women, along with the CEO’s comment on how females need to “step up” made for a major change on…