Being the president of the GRAMMY® Awards is a responsibility Neil Portnow takes to heart, opening doors for musicians and music lovers alike to experience the industry he holds dear.


Neil Portnow is the current President of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). He is responsible for overseeing the GRAMMY® Awards , the Latin GRAMMY®s, the GRAMMY® Foundation, the GRAMMY® Museum, as well as MusiCares, a relief agency managed by NARAS that provides critical assistance and disaster relief for both individuals and communities.

Positively Positive interviewed Neil at the 12th Annual Latin GRAMMY®s official backstage gift lounge by Distinctive Assets.