04/26/2018

Recording Academy™ Celebrates the Passage of the Music Modernization Act in the House of Representatives

 The Recording Academy first called for this comprehensive update to music legislation in 2014, tirelessly advocating for its support since. On April 18–19, as a part of the Academy's GRAMMYs on the Hill grassroots initiative, more than 100 GRAMMY® winners, nominees, and Academy leaders met with nearly 60 Senate and House offices, including key congressional leadership, to advocate for the bill

Other attendees that met with members of Congress to advocate for the passage of the Music Modernization Act on GRAMMYs on the Hill Advocacy Day included GRAMMY-winning producer Peter Asher, GRAMMY-nominated rapper Bun B, Brann Dailor and Bill Kelliher of GRAMMY-winning metal band Mastodon, 14-time GRAMMY-winning singer and producer Jerry Douglas, Latin GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter and co-writer of "Despacito" Erika Ender, GRAMMY-winning producer and engineer David Frost, GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter and producer Anthony Hamilton of GRAMMY-nominated R&B band the Hamiltones, GRAMMY-nominated producer Scott "Tycho" Hansen, John Driskell Hopkins of the GRAMMY-winning Zac Brown Band, GRAMMY-winning producer and songwriter Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, singer/songwriter and entertainer Robert Earl Keen...

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