Grammy organisers to end ‘secret’ nomination committees after rigging allegations

Grammy organisers to end ‘secret’ nomination committees after rigging allegations

The Guardian

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Recording Academy was slammed last year after The Weeknd got zero nominations despite top-selling album

The organisers of music’s Grammy Awards have announced an end to the “secret” committees that have led to allegations that the highest honours in the industry are open to rigging.

The Recording Academy said on Friday that nominations for the next Grammy Awards in January 2022 will be selected by all of its more than 11,000 voting members, instead of by committees of 15-30 industry experts whose names were not revealed.

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