Recording Academy President Neil Portnow addresses 2019 Grammy nominations and his rocky year at the top

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Putting it mildly, 2018 was not a great year for Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow.

After 15 years of steady stewardship of the organization with little in the way of controversy under his watch, Portnow ignited a firestorm of criticism on the heels of a comment after January’s Grammys...