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  • Daryl P. Friedman

    Daryl P. Friedman

    Chief Industry, Government, and Member Relations Officer, Recording Academy

    "As the organization that represents music's creators, the Recording Academy is grateful for the introduction of this comprehensive package. The Academy's songwriter, performer, producer, and engineer members in every state will advocate for passage..."

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  • Gabriel Abaroa, Jr.

    Gabriel Abaroa, Jr.

    President and CEO, The Latin Recording Academy

    "The impressive career of Spanish singer, actress, and The Latin Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, María Dolores Pradera, was one that not only enchanted fans, but sunk its root deep into the hearts of artists and the industry..."

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  • Gabriel Abaroa, Jr.

    Gabriel Abaroa, Jr.

    President and CEO, The Latin Recording Academy

    "We wish to offer a well-earned tribute to the extraordinary career and legacy of the great teacher, musician, composer, and pianist, José Antonio Abreu, who passed in Caracas, Venezuela..."

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  • Laff

    Laff

    Televison Network

    "While we believe viewers have always distinguished the personal behavior of the actress Roseanne Barr from the television character Roseanne Conner, we are disgusted by Barr's comments this week. Therefore, we are removing the original 'Roseanne'..."

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  • Neil Portnow

    Neil Portnow

    President and CEO, Recording Academy

    "Grammy winner Gary Burden was a legendary artist praised for conceiving designs for many classic album covers for more than 40 years. A pioneer in his field, Burden played a significant role in conceptualizing album packaging..."

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  • Neil Portnow

    Neil Portnow

    President and CEO, Recording Academy

    "As lead vocalist of The Temptations, three-time Grammy winner Dennis Edwards helped define Detroit soul in the late 1960s as the music of Motown acts was becoming more socially aware. During his tenure with the legendary quintet, Edwards contributed..."

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  • Neil Portnow

    Neil Portnow

    President and CEO, Recording Academy

    "Six-time Grammy winner Glen Campbell was, and always will be, an American treasure. In a career spanning more than six decades, Glen contributed to countless hits as part of the renowned group of session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew..."

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  • Neil Portnow

    Neil Portnow

    President and CEO, Recording Academy

    "With Steely Dan partner Donald Fagen, Walter Becker created some of the smartest, most artful rock to ever hit the charts. Brimming with irony and filed in with brush strokes of jazz and R&B, three of the group's albums..."

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  • Neil Portnow

    Neil Portnow

    President and CEO, Recording Academy

    "Our Recording Academy family is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of rock and roll visionary Fats Domino. In a career spanning more than five decades, Domino charmed audiences with his smooth vocals, boogie-woogie piano style..."

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  • Neil Portnow

    Neil Portnow

    President and CEO, Recording Academy

    "Jon Hendricks was a highly acclaimed singer and songwriter who helped bring the jazz vocal technique vocalese to a vast audience in the 1950s and 1960s. No stranger to the Recording Academy, Hendricks' jazz ensemble Lambert, Hendricks & Ross earned..."

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