In its ongoing effort to increase diversity, the Recording Academy is inviting more than 2,700 music creators to join the organization.
Of this year's membership class invitees, 48% are female. Additional demographic breakdown includes 32%Black; 13% Hispanic or Latino; and 4% Asian or Pacific Islander.
Current membership represents 26% female and 27% from traditionally underrepresented groups. The organization's goal of adding 2,500 female voting members by 2025 is 33% closer to reaching the milestone since 831 women joined since the initiative was set in 2019.