LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Organizers of the annual Grammy Awards on Wednesday announced tighter rules regarding conflicts of interest after claims that nominations for the highest honors in the music industry were rigged. Under the new rules, released by the Recording Academy, members of the committees that nominate artists for the Grammys must declare in advance whether they have any financial, family or other ties to artists being considered.
The Zac Brown band wants to celebrate America's birthday with its fans. The Grammy-winning group will kick off the holiday weekend with a live stream performance on July 3. According to CNN, all proceeds will go to Brown's non-profit Camp Southern Ground, which supports veterans. Zac Brown said in a press release. "All men and women who have served deserve our deepest gratitude". he went on to say; " we invite you to celebrate and support them through music and community.