Governance

The Recording Academy recognizes excellence in the recording arts and sciences, cultivates the well-being of the music community, and ensures that music remains an indelible part of our culture.

We are committed to:

  • Promoting Diversity & Inclusion

  • Fighting for Creators Rights

  • Protecting Music People in Need

  • Saving Music in our Schools


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Public Financials

TRUSTEES OFFICERS TRUSTEES
Tammy Hurt, Chair Yolanda Adams Terry Jones
Dr. Chelsey Green , Vice Chair Chuck Ainlay Andrew Joslyn
Gebre Waddell, Secretary/Treasurer Marcella Araica Thom “TK” Kidd
Christine Albert, Chair Emeritus Nabil Ayers Angélique Kidjo
Julio Bagué Mike Knobloch
Larry Batiste Ledisi
Marcus Baylor John Legend
Jennifer Blakeman Eric Lilavois
Evan Bogart Susan Marshall
Alex E. Chávez Donn Thompson Morelli "Donn T”
Doug Emery PJ Morton
Anna Frick Natalia Ramirez
EJ Gaines Michael Romanowski
Kennard Garrett Ken Shepherd
Tracy Gershon Von Vargas
Kat Graham Paul Wall
Jordan Hamlin Wayna
Jennifer Hanson Jonathan Yip
J. Ivy