Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B & More Join Diversity Task Force


The Recording Academy’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion initially introduced their plans to deal with inequity within the music business again in February. The Producer & Engineer Inclusion Initiative, headed by Time’s Up co-founder Tina Tchen, has enlisted 200 artists, producers, labels, companies, administration firms and business stakeholders for the trouble. Industry figures like Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Aminé, Usher and Post Malone will probably be representing and selling the mission which can first give attention to gender inequality in music manufacturing. View the complete listing of group members beneath.

Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B & More Join Diversity Task Force
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Tchen stated in a statement:

The music business is at a crossroads and progress gained’t occur by itself. There isn’t any magic bullet to shift a established order that has existed for hundreds of years, however we see this initiative as an necessary step. We know that change requires actual dedication to intentional hiring and to offering younger ladies with constant coaching and mentorship. We aren’t right here to inform anybody who to rent, however we’ve seen repeatedly that the straightforward act of creating certain various candidates are at all times seen and thought of makes it extra doubtless that ladies will get the alternatives they beforehand have been denied. It’s one step everybody can take that would go a protracted approach to catalyzing necessary change that’s overdue on this business.

Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B & More Join Diversity Task Force 
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Josh Abraham
Alex da Kid
John Alagia 
Jack Antonoff
Jeff Bhasker
Evan Bogart
Dave Cobb
Lauren Christy
Jennifer Decilveo
Mike Elizondo
Eman (Emanuel Kiriakou)
Emilio Estefan
Ryan Freeland
Ludwig Göransson
Robin Hannibal
Alex Hope
Dann Huff
Jimmy Jam*
Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins 
Tyler Johnson
Quincy Jones
Larry Klein
Savan Kotecha
Diana Krall
Sebastian Krys
Greg Kurstin
Luke Laird
Frank Liddell
Tucker Martine
Juan de Dios Martín
Max Martin
Shane McAnally
Blake Mills
Linda Perry
Ron Perry
Salaam Remi
Maggie Rogers
Mark Ronson 
Raphael Saadiq 
Luis “Dro1dz” Salazar
Jack Splash
Andres Torres & Mauricio Rengifo
Ryan Tedder
The Chainsmokers
Pharrell Williams 
Dan Wilson
Dion “No I.D.” Wilson

2 Chainz
Ryan Adams 
Jhene Aiko
Kassi Ashton
Baby Goth
Kelsea Ballerini
Jon Batiste
James Bay
Becky G
Tony Bennett 
Dierks Bentley
Justin Bieber 
Big Sean
Mary J. Blige
Leon Bridges
Bishop Briggs
Brothers Osborne
Colbie Caillat
Alessia Cara
Cardi B
Brandi Carlile 
Chance the Rapper 
Kelly Clarkson
Ruth-Anne Cunningham
Andra Day*
Deer Tick
Missy Elliott
Gloria Estefan
Sharon Van Etten 
Fall Out Boy
Fat Joe
Teddy Geiger
Selena Gomez
Ariana Grande
Phil Hanseroth
Tim Hanseroth
Ryan Hurd
Lauren Jauregui
Joe Jonas
Nick Jonas
Alicia Keys
Emily King
Diana Krall
Lady Gaga 
Ray Lamontagne 
John Legend 
Coi Leray
Little Big Town
Jennifer Lopez
Post Malone
Shirley Manson (Garbage)
Maroon 5
Lori McKenna
Meek Mill
Shawn Mendes
Lily Meola
Metro Boomin
Julia Michaels
Nicki Minaj 
Steve Moakler
Janelle Monáe
Ashley Monroe
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves 
Lukas Nelson
Of Monsters and Men 
Old Dominion
Pearl Jam 
Katy Perry 
Ben Platt
Jessie Reyez
Bear Rinehart
Maggie Rogers
Troye Sivan
Martin Solveig
Lennon Stella
Lindsey Stirling
Tank and the Bangas 
Tegan and Sara 
The Chainsmokers
The Killers
The Weeknd 
Meghan Trainor
Gloria Trevi
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban 
Grace VanderWaal
Michelle Williams 
Pharrell Williams 
X Ambassadors
Yo Gotti
Justin Young
Jeremy Zucker

Arista Records
Arista Nashville
Atlantic Records
ATO Records
Beggars Group 
Big Loud Records
Big Machine Label Group
Blue Note Records
Buskin Records
Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG)
Capitol Records
Capitol Records Nashville
Columbia Records
Columbia Nashville
Creative Nation
Crooked Paintings 
Def Jam Recordings, Inc.
Disney Music Group (DMG)
Disruptor Records
EMI Nashville
Epic Records
Glassnote Records
Harvest Records
Interscope Geffen A&M
Island Records
Kill Rock Stars
MCA Nashville
Mercury Nashville
Monument Records
Motown Records
RCA Records
RCA Nashville
Republic Records
River House Artists
Secretly Group (Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian)
Sire Records
Sony Music Latin Iberia Region
Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Thirty Tigers
Tommy Boy
Triple Tigers
Universal Music Group (UMG)
Universal Music Latin Entertainment(UMLE)
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG)
Verve Label Group 
Virgin Records
Warner Bros. Records
Warner Music Group (WMG)
Warner/Chappell Music