Advertising Age Article Abstract
WGA Needles Music Stars, Putting Grammys in Jeopardy
Guild Presses Recording Artists With SAG Cards to Not Attend Awards Show
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Not to sound like a broken record, but it seems like yet another awards show may be scratched by the Writers Guild of America's strike, now in its 12th week. Several top recording artists who also have Screen Actors Guild cards -- performers such as Justin Timberlake, 50 Cent and Queen Latifah, for example -- are being lobbied by the WGA to not attend the Grammy Awards telecast or present awards, in order to show solidarity with the writers, who are on strike to receive better compensation for material distributed online. ...