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The GRAMMY Awards
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Music’s Biggest Night

But it takes the whole year to get there. Have you ever wondered how the process works?

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The GRAMMY is the only music award

in which nominees and winners are determined solely by creators themselves: the peers of those being judged.

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ONLINE ENTRY


To be eligible for the

recordings must be released between October 1, 2022 and September 15, 2023


OR

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Recording Academy Members
Media Companies

Submit recordings and music videos/films released during the

The Online Entry Process Access Period for the 66th GRAMMY Awards is open July 17, 2023 – Aug 31, 2023.


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Typically around

20,000

entries are submitted each year!

ONLINE ENTRY

ELIGIBILITY & GENRE

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The Recording Academy Awards Department and screening committees ensure that all entries are in the appropriate categories.

The purpose of genre screening committees is not to make artistic or technical judgments about the recordings, but rather to make sure that each entry is eligible and placed in its proper category.

ELIGIBILITY & GENRE SCREENING

FIRST ROUND

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First Round Voting determines GRAMMY nominees

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Voting members in good standing are provided secure access to their First Round online ballot.

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To help ensure the quality of the voting, members are directed to vote only in their

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NOMINATIONS

First Round ballots

Are tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP

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Five Finalists

In each category are nominated for a GRAMMY Award.

In the General Field, however, the top eight finalists are the nominees, with the exception of Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical and Songwriter Of The Year, Non-Classical, both of which have five nominees.

NOMINATIONS

FINAL ROUND

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Final Round Voting determines GRAMMY Winners.

After nominations have been determined and announced, Academy voting members vote in up to ten categories across three genre fields in the genre fields plus the six categories in the General Field to determine the winners.

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Final Round Voting determines GRAMMY Winners.

After nominations have been determined and announced, Academy voting members vote in up to ten categories across three genre fields in the genre fields plus the six categories in the General Field to determine the winners.

FINAL ROUND VOTING

GRAMMY AWARDS

Music's Biggest Night!

Winners are announced at the Annual GRAMMY Awards & Premiere Ceremony.

GRAMMY AWARDS