June 26, 2017  

Lady GaGa Snub Makes Grammys Change Rule in New Artist Category

July 8, 2010 (6:34 am) GMT
NARAS decided to open the door for those who haven't released an album and haven't won a Grammy to fight for Best New Artist trophy.
Lady GaGa

Drama surrounding the exclusion of from Best New Artist nominees of 2010 Grammy Awards has prompted the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) to change rules for the category. "There will be some changes so that particular situation won't repeat itself," NARAS President Neil Portnow said.

Despite her worldwide success, GaGa was not illegible for Best New Artist this year because she received a nomination for Best Dance Recording in 2009. Now, any artists as long as they haven't released an album and haven't won a Gramophone can be nominated for the coveted nod.

"More and more, the first release of a new artist is as a featured artist on someone else's album, or the new artist may release a single long before the release of his/her/their entire first album," it was explained. "With this change, each artist will have at least one opportunity to enter in this important and highly visible category."

More Lady GaGa News

Follow us :

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. 'Fear the Walking Dead' 3.06 Sneak Peeks: 'More People Will Die'
  2. BET Awards 2017: Watch Performances by Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Migos, Chris Brown and More
  3. Disgusted Kourtney Kardashian Thinks Scott Disick Is 'Using' Bella Thorne
  4. Keith Urban Celebrates 11th Anniversary With Nicole Kidman: 'You Still Feel Like My Girlfriend'
  5. 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Tops Box Office, 'Wonder Woman' Sets New Record
  6. Lil' Kim Is Under Investigation After BET Awards Party House Robbery
  7. A$AP Rocky Involved in a Fight During Kendrick Lamar's Set at Pre-BET Awards Party
  8. Netflix Cancels 'Girlboss' After One Season