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Grammy nominations to be introduced after sweeping adjustments

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Grammy nominations to be announced after sweeping changes

By Associated Press

LOS ANGELES: The Recording Academy will announce nominees for its sixty fourth Grammy Awards on Tuesday morning, but it surely’ll be the primary yr choices have been made after some sweeping adjustments.

The academy earlier this yr ditched nameless choice committees and now permits its greater than 11,000 voters to decide on nominees in sure classes, with the total membership eligible to weigh in on prime honors like album and track of the yr.

The shift comes after The Weeknd referred to as the Grammys “corrupt” after he was shut out of 2021′s ceremony, regardless of having final yr’s greatest track.

This yr’s announcement can be made on a livestream starting at midday Eastern, 9 a.m. Pacific at https://live.grammy.com/.

Possible nominees embrace Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Coldplay and Ok-pop group BTS, which triumphed at Sunday’s fan-voted American Music Awards. The Weeknd, who collaborated on Kanye West’s hit album “Donda,” has stated he would not submit his work for Grammy consideration.

Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. has stated he’s dedicated to rebuilding belief within the Grammys and has labored to extend its membership.

The Grammy Awards can be handed out Jan. 31 in Los Angeles. Last yr’s ceremony was held beneath strict pandemic circumstances. While few particulars about subsequent yr’s ceremony have been launched, the academy has dedicated to staging the present and utilizing an inclusion rider, which is supposed to extend variety amongst these engaged on the ceremony in any respect ranges.