These nominations truly reflect a diverse and vibrant community of music makers and creators who represent some of the most remarkable music of the yearBlige, Peppers lead Grammy nominations Dec 07, 2006
We are so pleased to continue our longstanding partnership with our friends at CBS, which has grown beyond our signature Grammy Awards eventGrammys to air on CBS until 2021 Jun 21, 2011
Our Academy represents thousands of music people who, by the very definition of their creativity, are individuals with heart and compassionLopez, Anthony to sing on Grammys Feb 03, 2005
This very special Grammy moment will feature some of our most beloved Grammy winners, all of whom have a great love for Michael3-D Jackson tribute planned for Grammys Jan 20, 2010
After careful and extensive review and analysis of all categories and fields, it was objectively determined that our Grammy categories be restructured to the continued competition and prestige of the highest and only peer-recognized award in musicNew rules set for Grammy Awards ceremony Apr 06, 2011
Neil R. Portnow (born 1948, New York City) is the current president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). Portnow was formerly the vice-president of the West Coast division of Jive Records.
Portnow grew up in Great Neck, New York and graduated from The George Washington University in 1971. He started out as a record producer and music supervisor. He worked with RCA Records, Arista & EMI. He started working with Jive Records in 1989. He oversaw the expansion of their West Coast operation, making Jive a groundbreaking, successful label. Jive thrived under his leadership as Vice-President of the West Coast division and spearheaded the careers of some of the biggest acts of the late 1990s and early 2000s. He worked alongside Jive's president Clive Calder who ran Jive's parent company, the Zomba Label Group.
Portnow worked as music supervisor on three films: Permanent Record (1988), A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989), and Wired (1989), in which he also appeared briefly as a bandleader.