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Harvey Mason Jr.

Harvey Mason Jr.

Chair and Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy®

Harvey Mason Jr. is Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy® and serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees. He’s a multi-GRAMMY nominee who has penned and produced songs for both industry legends and today's biggest superstars. Everyone from Whitney Houston to Beyoncé, Elton John to Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin to Ariana Grande, Britney Spears to Camila Cabello, Luther Vandross to Justin Bieber, and Michael Jackson to Chris Brown have called on Mason to deliver uniquely musical hit records. Simultaneously, Mason has been instrumental in producing memorable music for many of the biggest musical films and TV events from the past decade. Films such as Dreamgirls, Sparkle, Shrek, the Pitch Perfect franchise, Straight Outta Compton, Sing, and TV shows, including "The Wiz Live!" and "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert” have counted on Mason's musical talent and taste. He is currently working on producing all the music for Sing 2 for Universal Pictures, Aretha Franklin’s biopic Respect for MGM, as well as musical projects for Disney and Netflix.

Mason donates his time and resources to several charitable organizations, including the GRAMMY Museum, MusiCares®, Ronald McDonald House, the American Cancer Society, and Los Angeles Children's Hospital. Harvey received the Spirit of Excellence Award in 2012 from the T.J. Martell Foundation for his philanthropic efforts.

Mason donates his time and resources to several charitable organizations, including the GRAMMY Museum, MusiCares®, Ronald McDonald House, the American Cancer Society, and Los Angeles Children's Hospital. Harvey received the Spirit of Excellence Award in 2012 from the T.J. Martell Foundation for his philanthropic efforts.

Keynote Conversation: Harvey Mason Jr. and Aloe Blacc

10/14/20, 7:40 PM

Harvey Mason Jr., Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy®, Chair of the Board of Trustees, multi-GRAMMY nominee songwriter and producer and philanthropist in conversation with GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc, co-writer and vocalist for Avicii's song "Wake Me Up," actively working with Black Music Action Coalition to use his platform for positive social justice transformation.