Information including chart numbers, sales figures, and number of flows is prohibited from being viewed by voters in future “For Your Attention” (FYC) advertisers. Grammy awards.
The Writing Academy, which hosts its annual music awards ceremony, has announced changes as part of a proposal to give more priority to the services of artists.
As Billboard Updates the book of rules and instructions, which includes instructions on the announcement of the Academy.
Under the new rules for the 64-year-old Grammy Awards, which will take place in January 2022, FYC communications may not include “table numbers, number of flows, sales figures or RIAA awards.”
In a section called Voters ’Code of Conduct,“ Voters make their choices other than analyzing their self-esteem, including personal friendships, company loyalty, regional preferences, or sales volume / popularity ”.
The news is as follows other changes made by the Academy for future ceremonies. The latest rule change is particularly relevant to the “Album of the Year” category, which was won this year Taylor Swift for his writing “Folklore”.
From 2022, any producer, songwriter, engineer or well-known artist who is nominated for Album of the Year will also be nominated, even if they have worked on a single song on that album. Previously, nominations were given only to employees who counted 33 percent or more of the album’s playing time.
This change, among others, stems from the following in April, the organization announced the cancellation of the nomination committee, which has caused a lot of controversy in recent years.