I along with my colleagues from the Recording Academy (GRAMMYS) are featured inside the same issue with 21 Savage for our work with Congress passing the Music Modernization Act.
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Much more than an awards show, the Recording Academy hosted it's 20th annual GRAMMYs on the Hill April 18 and 19 in Washington, providing a unified push to support the Music Modernization Act and usher in concrete reforms for all music creators. I was honored to be among the 100 delegates invited by the Recording Academy to take part.
Here are some of the highlights:
I had the pleasure of joining local members of the Recording Academy along with members in ALL 50 STATES for District Advocate Day lead by the Recording Academy's Advocacy arm to lobby for legislative reform as it relates to creators' rights. This is the largest grassroots lobbying effort in the country and the first ever to take place in all 50 states.
As a member of the Board of the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter I have gotten to know so much more about the great resources the GRAMMY family provides to musicians across the county through MusiCares and I would be remise if I did not mention the incredible efforts the foundation is putting towards hurricane relief.
First, if you are in the New York area TIDAL is teaming up with MusiCares for a special benefit concert on October 18th. This is the 3rd annual benefit concert TIDAL has held to date raising over $3million for social good. Find out more details about this year's TIDAL benefit concert for hurricane relief and buy tickets at http://tidal.com/us
Next, You do NOT need to be a member of the Recording Academy, you do not have to have a GRAMMY or be nominated for one to receive aid from MusiCares. Below is a statement below directly from MusiCares providing more information on how you can assist or how you can receive relief if you are a musician or music professional: