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Grammy Awards an insult to games

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EA's music boss has slammed the Grammy Awards for not giving games the recognition they deserve.

He called on organisers The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) – to learn from BAFTA and show games ‘respect.'

I've been spearheading a campaign to get the Grammy Awards to recognise ‘Best Video Game Score' as its own category rather than its current position in ‘Best Score for a Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media',” said EA's music boss Steve Schnur.

This generalisation of ‘Other Visual Media' isn't merely an insult to the games industry, but a blatant dismissal of these musicians and composers. Hopefully, NARAS will take a page from BAFTA and give games the respect and recognition they deserve.”

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