Harvey Mason Jr. has ably guided Grammy Awards and Recording Academy through controversies and pandemic

If Harvey Mason Jr. has any say in the matter, the future of the Grammy Awards and the Recording Academy — under whose auspices the 63-year-old Grammys are presented — will be all about greater inclusion, transparency, diversity and equity. Each is imperative for the music world’s most prestigious and comprehensive annual awards show. The academy has been increasingly criticized in recent years for not doing more to broaden its membership base. Likewise, the Grammys have taken flak for failing to adequately honor hip-hop and Black and women artists in its most prestigious categories: Album of …

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