Grammy CEO Speaks On Why Wizkid’s Essence Did Not Make Record of The Year

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Grammy CEO Speaks On Why Wizkid’s Essence Did Not Make Record of The Year

The Academy has opened up on the explanation Wizkids Essence was not designated for the for Record of the Year classification.

Harvey Mason, the CEO, was as of late inquired as to why Essence was not designated for a Record of the Year grant in a new meeting with Billboard.

For the absolute first time in quite a while, the chosen not really settled exclusively by the democratic individuals from the advisory group, with no contribution from the audit board.

got two designations for Best Global Music Album and Best Global Music Performance, and the CEO was addressed in the event that he was happy with the democratic advisory groups ability to convey without observing.   the CEO said;

I wasn’t nervous. I felt like we’d done a lot of important work on our membership. We’ve done a lot of outreach into different communities that we felt were maybe underrepresented in our voting membership. …So I felt like the timing was right for our membership to be able to directly decide who the nominees were. That’s why we felt good with removing the nominations review committees at the time that we did it.”

At the point when addressed why Wizkids Essence was not named for the for Record of the Year, the director informed Billboard: He said:

“It is a great record. He’s a very talented artist. I can’t speak to why it didn’t make it, but I do really love the record.”

Numerous others accept, notwithstanding, that his tremendous hit melody, Essence, ought to have been designated for Record of the Year.

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