Olamilekan Agbeleshe, popularly known as Laycon,
This announcement was made via the Grammys’ official Twitter account on Tuesday, October 18th, 2022.
It shared a video of Laycon and tweeted; ”Voter participation is paramount to maintaining #GRAMMYs integrity. Voting Members, you have the power to celebrate your fellow creators who move music forward.”
Reacting to the news, the BBNaija winner wrote; ”Shouts out to the people making impactful music. 💛”
See the post:
The selection process for Grammy voting members comprises recording artistes, producers, songwriters, engineers, instrumentalists, performers, and other creators who are active in the recording industry.
🎶 Voter participation is paramount to maintaining #GRAMMYs integrity. Voting Members, you have the power to celebrate your fellow creators who move music forward.
➡️ This year’s First Round voting period is open until Oct. 23.
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) October 17, 2022
For a person to qualify to become a member of the voting academy, he or she must have creative or technical credits in at least six commercially released tracks on a physical music release or 12 on a digital album.
According to Billboard, no less than 12,000 of the Recording Academy’s total 21,00 members are eligible to vote.