Grammys launch initiative aiding women producers, engineers

In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Lady Gaga performs during a hurricanes relief concert in College Station, Texas. The Recording Academy’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is a launching a new initiative announced Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers. Photo: AP/ LM Otero
In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Lady Gaga performs during a hurricanes relief concert in College Station, Texas. The Recording Academy’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is a launching a new initiative announced Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers.

February 01, 2019 06:29 AM

The Recording Academy's Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is launching a new initiative to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers.

The academy on Friday announced the Producer & Engineer Inclusion Initiative, which asks that musicians, record labels and others consider at least two female producers or engineers when working on a project, whether it's a song or an album.

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