14th June 2024
“Solely human creators are eligible” for the Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy declared on Friday, because the physique that grants the world’s most acknowledged music awards seeks to curb using synthetic intelligence (AI) within the business.

AI-only work is banned, however some music created with AI assist might qualify in sure classes, the academy’s up to date rulebook reads. “A piece that accommodates no human authorship shouldn’t be eligible in any classes.”

Music creators should now contribute to not less than 20% of an album to earn a nomination. Previously, any producer, songwriter, engineer or featured artist on an album may earn a nomination for album of the yr, even when the particular person had a small enter.
The usage of AI has shortly unfold since November when OpenAI launched ChatGPT, a free chatbot backed by Microsoft Corp that may generate human-like dialogue based mostly on easy inputs. AI apps have mushroomed, permitting customers to animate nonetheless photographs, create avatars in movies, write songs, essays and articles, threatening to displace people in many roles.

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Display Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) are additionally wrestling with using AI within the artistic fields of screenwriting and performing.

The WGA needs to curb using AI in screenwriting whereas SAG actors need to guarantee its members can management use of their digital personas and obtain correct compensation.

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WGA writers went on strike in early Might and have but to agree with studios on using AI, amongst different points. Actors may go on strike as properly if SAG-AFTRA can’t attain a deal over related issues.

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