Harvey Mason Jr.

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Harvey Jay Mason Jr. (born June 3, 1968) is an American record producer, songwriter, film producer, and current CEO of The Recording Academy. He has written and produced songs for artists including Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Deniece Williams, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, EXO, Red Velvet, Kim Jong-hyun, Taemin and NCT. In addition, he has produced music for television and films, including Dreamgirls (with Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson), Sparkle (with Whitney Houston), Pitch Perfect (with Hailee Steinfeld and Anna Kendrick), Sing (with Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Tori Kelly), Straight Outta Compton (with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube), and The Wiz Live! (with Mary J. Blige and Neyo). He was elected as the chairman of The Recording Academy in June 2019, became its interim president and CEO on January 16, 2020,[1] and then assumed the permanent role of CEO on May 13, 2021.[2][3]

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Harvey Mason Jr.
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Background information
Birth nameHarvey Jay Mason Jr.
Born (1968-06-03) June 3, 1968 (age 54)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
OriginLos Angeles, California
Occupation(s)Record producer, songwriter, movie producer
CEO of The Recording Academy
Years active1976–present