The Recording Academy Set to include Afrobeat Category Award at the Grammys

The Recording Academy has acknowledged that there are now discussions about adding an Afrobeats category to the Grammys.

The CEO of the Recording Academy, Harvey Manson Jr. confirmed the new addition.

In order for the academy to decide to create a category for Afrobeats, a proposal must be submitted.

This is what is currently being worked on to ensure accurate representation of the various hues and styles the Afrobeats sound possesses.

Harvey Manson confirmed that the recording academy had a listening session with major players in the Afrobeats scene.