A petition demanding the resignation of long time Recording Academy president Neil Portnow has now surpassed its original goal of 10,000 signatures. By mid-day on Friday, 13,467 had signed demanding the exec exit after his tone deaf comments that women should "step up" if they want to end systemic gender discrimination in music.
READ & SIGN THE PETITION HERE.
Attention everyone, especially musicians: Step up. And sign the petition to have Neil Portnow, president of the Recording Academy/Grammy's, to step down. We are close to our goal of 10000 votes. Pass along. https://t.co/GGOY95eUhy— Vanessa Carlton (@VanessaCarlton) January 31, 2018