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Fired Grammy Awards CEO Fires Back With Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Recording Academy

Former Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan In the wake of her abrupt ouster last week, former Recording Academy president and CEO Deborah Dugan is filing a formal discrimination and sexual harassment complaint. The Grammy Awards are just five days away. Last week, the Grammy Awards fired their recently-hired CEO, Deborah Dugan, on unspecific allegations […]

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Grammy Awards Interim Chief Alleges Massive Extortion Plot by Ex-CEO — Here’s His Letter to Academy Members

Just days before the Grammy Awards are slated to air, Recording Academy interim chief Harvey Mason is slamming just-fired CEO Deborah Dugan for attempting to extort the organization. Last week, the Recording Academy abruptly placed its CEO, Deborah Dugan, on ‘administrative leave’ based on an unspecified but’ formal allegation of misconduct.’ That was the start of an […]

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Recording Academy CEO Placed on ‘Administrative Leave’ — Just 10 Days Before the Grammys

Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan Recording Academy chief Deborah Dugan has been abruptly placed on ‘administrative leave’ over a ‘formal allegation of misconduct.’  The 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which the Recording Academy oversees, is slated to begin January 26th. Dugan is being placed on ‘administrative leave,’ according to an internal memo shared with […]

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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. Lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees for 2020

Photo of Whitney Houston The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced this year’s inductees, which include Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. Other inductees include: Depeche Mode The Doobie Brothers Nine Inch Nails T-Rex Receiving the Ahmet Ertegun Award, which honors songwriters, producers, disc jockeys, record executives, journalists and other industry professionals who […]