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Society Why some musicians are protesting this year’s Grammy Awards show

The Recording Academy has eliminated 31 categories of Grammy Awards, many of which are often won by minorities. A protest rally and alternative concert will be held on Sunday.

When they filter into Staples Center on Sunday night for the recording industry’s biggest night, many of music’s best-known names will be walking right by some of music’s other luminaries. Tony Bennett, Paul McCartney, and Taylor SwiftGrammy winners all – will squeeze through the doors, while two-time Grammy winner Oscar Hernandez and multiple nominees Bobby Sanabria and John Santos will remain outside in protest.