Recording Academy includes 5 new categories to the Grammy Awards
Recording Academy adds five new categories to the Grammy Awards.
The Recording Academy made the announcement via his social media page.
The Recording Academy has added five new categories to the Grammy awards ahead of the next award ceremony in 2023.
The Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards, has added five new categories to the prestigious award ceremony, which honours the best in artistry and music.
The 65th Grammy Awards, which would be in 2023, is where the first set of awards in these five categories would be given.
The five new categories are as follows:
- Songwriter Of The Year, Non-Classical
According to the Recording Academy, this award would recognize:
“the written excellence, profession and art of songwriting honouring the most prolific non-performing and non-producing songwriters for their body of new work released during an eligibility year.”
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- Best Alternative Music Performance
The Recording Academy states that this award is:
A track and single Category that recognizes the best recordings in an alternative performance by a solo artist, collaborating artists, established duo, or established group
- Best Americana Performance
According to the Recording Academy, this category is:
A track and single Category that recognizes artistic excellence in an Americana performance by a solo artist, collaborating artists, established duo, or established group.
- Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games And Other Interactive Media
According to the Recording Academy, this category:
Recognizes excellence in score soundtrack albums comprised predominately of original scores and created specifically for, or as a companion to, a current video game or other interactive media released within the qualification period.
- Best Spoken Word Poetry Album
The Recording Academy also announced a special merit category called “Best Song For Social Change.” This category would include:
be determined by a Blue Ribbon Committee and ratified by the Recording Academy Board of Trustees. Submissions must contain lyrical content that addresses a timely social issue and promotes understanding, peacebuilding and empathy.
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