The Recording Academy is speaking out after its CEO and President Deborah Dugan – who was placed on administrative leave earlier this month – made a bombshell claim that the Grammy Awards‘ nomination system is rigged. Hours after Dugan appeared on Good Morning America on Thursday to speak about the controversy surrounding her leave, in which she claimed that there’s a “conflict of interest” within some of the voting committee members, the Recording Academy released a statement condemning the allegations as “categorically false.” “Spurious allegations claiming members or . . .
An 80-year-old woman is hoping to remind others that age is nothing but a number after she made history by becoming her university’s oldest graduate. Donzella Washington walked across the stage to get her bachelor’s degree in social work earlier this month at Alabama A&M University – an accomplishment she said was dedicated to her late husband, according to a release from the university. “I wanted to finish in his honor,” she told Good Morning America of her late husband Jeff, who died in 2011. She likely would have made him very proud, considering Washington graduated magna cum . . .