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The Recording Academy has announced additional guests and special lineup appearances for the opening Women In The Mix Event, taking place publicly on GRAMMY.com/women on the occasion of International Women’s Day (Monday March 8) from 5 p.m. as part of GRAMMY Week 2021.
Newly announced guests include: Terri Lyne Carrington, currently GRAMMY nominated artist; Lanre Gaba, Managing Director / Senior Vice President of Urban A&R, Atlantic Records; IV Jay, singer / songwriter; Emilie Lazar, current mastering engineer three times nominated for GRAMMY; Joanie Leeds, currently nominated GRAMMY artist; Saweetie, rapper and songwriter; and Elaine welteroth, journalist and New York Times bestselling author. Viewers can also expect special appearances in Dr Angela Davis and HAIM, twice nominated for GRAMMY.
They join the previously announced guests, notably Christine Albert, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the Recording Academy; Ingrid Andress, current singer / songwriter three times nominated for GRAMMY; Denisia “Blu June” Andrews (New Wav), current songwriter three times nominated for GRAMMY; Valeisha Butterfield Jones, Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Recording Academy; Coney “Chi” from Brittany (New Wav), current three-time GRAMMY nominated songwriter; Rocsi diaz, television personality; Maureen Droney, Senior Executive Director, Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing; Chloe Flower, classical pianist and composer; Tera Healy, Senior Director, Eastern Region, Recording Academy; Tammy hurts, vice-chairman of the board of directors of the Recording Academy; Leslie Ann Jones, five-time GRAMMY-winner and administrator of the Recording Academy; Cyndi Lauper, two-time GRAMMY winner, singer-songwriter; EveAnna Manley, President, Manley Laboratories; Ruby Marchand, Industry Leader, Recording Academy; Harvey Mason jr., President and Interim President / CEO, Recording Academy; MC Lyte, the GRAMMY nominated rapper; Piper payne, master’s engineer; Kelley Purcell, Vice President, Membership and Industry Relations, Recording Academy; Sheila E., GRAMMY nominated artist and percussionist; Ebonie Smith, music producer, engineer and singer-songwriter; and Tina Tchen, President and CEO of TIME’S UP.
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Women In The Mix will recognize the contributions of women in music and amplify their voices across the industry. Spotlighting producers, engineers, artists and executives, this program advocates for women who set the tone and work to bridge gender gaps on and off the stage.
The event will feature performances by Chloe Fleur and Joanie leeds. Tina Tchen will deliver the opening speech. Discussion topics for panels and fireside discussions include Women in the mix, Women behind music, Women pioneers of music, and She sets the tone. Special segments will take place throughout the evening, including Spotlight on charity and women in music.
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