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Grammy Awards move to online voting in hopes of increasing participation

Grammy Awards move to online voting in hopes of increasing participation

In a move the Recording Academy hopes will increase members’ participation in the Grammy Awards, voters will soon be able to cast their ballots online for the first time.

Academy executives on Wednesday unveiled the elimination of paper ballots in favor of an online voting system as part of the organization’s annual review of the awards process.

The hope is that such a change will inspire a broader range of members to take part in the Grammys because it will present a more flexible voting option or appeal to artists who may be on the road during the period for voting.

“It’s been something we’ve been talking about for many years, and looking forward to the day when...

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