The influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on the music industry has reached a new level with a song featuring AI-generated vocals from Drake and The Weeknd being submitted for Grammy consideration. The song, titled “Heart on My Sleeve,” was submitted by an incognito producer named Ghostwriter. Initially, there was confusion regarding the eligibility of the song, but the CEO of the Recording Academy clarified that it is not eligible due to legal issues. Despite this, the incident highlights the increasing acceptance of AI in the music industry, with examples such as record deals being given to AI algorithms and computer-generated musicians. Artists like Timbaland are also championing the use of AI in music creation. The use of AI raises questions about the balance between soul and science in music creation.
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