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Grammys organisation wants to create political action committee

It will raise money and funnel it to congressional candidates deemed sympathetic to their causes

Beyonce (left) and Alicia Keys; the Grammy Fund will have a first-year fundraising goal of US$100,000, according to Daryl Freidman, the academy's top official in Washington.

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FOR years, the music industry's lobbying efforts have been hampered by factionalism, as different sides of the business competed to influence lawmakers. Now, with copyright and royalties issues taking centre stage in the music world, the organisation behind the Grammy Awards...

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