Recently at an event in New York presented by RhythmAndSoulRadio.com entitled The Rendezvous that features live performances by independent artists that are probably most affected by the decision by the Grammy Committee the topic was mentioned and discussed.
Finally the final performer of the evening, Antonia Jenae, had the best answer to the whole scenario. It6 was succinct and to the point. "Fuck 'Em."
The next question is what awards show do we create or support to make sure we recognize our gifts and contributions. There are a couple already out there like The Soultracks Readers Choice Awards to name one. It's another example of not letting others dictate our greatness but celebrating it ourselves.