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Jan 23

Ousted Recording Academy CEO says she has “evidence” of Grammy nomination rigging

ABC NewsTuesday on ABC’s Good Morning America, ousted Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan told her side of the story in a contentious debate that’s roiled the music industry just days before the Grammy Awards. Dugan claims she was pushed out after exposing alleged sexual harassment, nomination rigging, and what she described as a toxic “boy’s …

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Jan 22

Former Recording Academy president files discrimination complaint

Bryan Bedder/Getty ImagesFormer Recording Academy CEO and President Deborah Dugan and her lawyers spent Tuesday trading accusations with the Academy in the wake of Dugan’s complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accusing the organization behind the Grammy Awards of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. Dugan’s complaint alleges, among other things, that the Recording Academy …

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Nov 20

First-time nominees Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead this year’s Grammy nominations

The Recording AcademyNew artists are dominating the Grammys this year. First-time nominees Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead the list of nominations, which were announced Wednesday morning. Lizzo is the top nominee, with eight, including the trifecta of Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Billie Eilish …

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Oct 08

The Eagles taking ‘Hotel California’ on the road

Elektra Catalog GroupDidn’t get the chance to see The Eagles perform Hotel California during their Las Vegas residency?  No worries — you’re getting another chance, although you may still need a plane ticket. Billboard reports the rock legends will hit the road for only 12 dates in six cities, each of which will see them …

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Aug 08

Willie Nelson cancels tour because of “a breathing problem”

Andrew Lipovsky/NBC Willie Nelson has canceled the remainder of his current tour due to what he describes as “a breathing problem.” “To my fans, I’m sorry to cancel my tour, but I have a breathing problem that I need to have my doctor check out,” Nelson posted in a brief message on his social media …

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