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Celebrating music through
the GRAMMY Awards for more than 50 years, The Recording Academy
continues its rich legacy and ongoing growth as the premier outlet
for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the
The GRAMMYs are the only
peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical
proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry,
without regard to album sales or chart position.
Academy's mission statement is simple, but represents the heart and
soul of the organization's efforts: "to
positively impact the lives of musicians, industry members and our
society at large".
The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate
the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution
of recorded music to American culture
from the artistic and
technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical
breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The
Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities
that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the
general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with
The Recording Academy to bring national attention to
important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts
education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage.
The Academy has 12 regional chapters throughout the country. Members
who join the Academy are placed in the chapter closest to their
residence. Chapter offices represent the Academy on a local level by
working within that region's music and recording communities and
addressing its needs through education, advocacy, professional
development and events. In addition, the Chapter serves as a conduit
for other members to meet, network and address the concerns of the
recording industry both nationally and locally.
governed by a Board of Governors and have elected Trustees who are
responsible for the financial health of the Chapter. Members are
encouraged to be involved in Chapter government, serve on committees
and take a leadership role in the developing of Academy initiatives.
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You can also learn
more at The Grammy Museum.
The GRAMMY Museum is an
exciting and interactive celebration of the power of music occupying
a vibrant new space in downtown Los Angeles. Four floors of cutting
edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a
one-of-a-kind visitor experience
celebratory and inspirational. The mission
of The GRAMMY Museum is to explore and celebrates the enduring
legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and
technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY
Awards, the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment
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