43 min

Joni, Tracy, and Intergenerational Love at the 2024 GRAMMYs with John Loken SuperAge: Live Better

    • Self-Improvement

This week, SuperAge explores the world of music and community with John Loken. John, an Executive VP of Marketing for The Recording Academy,  discusses his work with the GRAMMYs, highlighting their role in supporting and celebrating music creators. He emphasizes the academy's purpose-driven nature, focusing on advocacy, education, and crisis support beyond just the glitz of the GRAMMY Awards. John also gets into the power of music when it comes to creating a sense of tribe and belonging, transcending barriers of language, politics, and culture. His insights reveal the profound impact of music in unifying people and fostering a global community.
What kind of SuperAger are you? Check the SuperAge Quiz and find out! (visit: ageist.com/quiz)
Thanks to our sponsors:
InsideTracker – the dashboard to your Inner Health. Listeners get 20% off on all products at InsideTracker.com/AGEIST.

Timeline Nutrition — our favorite supplement for cell support and mitochondrial function. Listeners receive 10% off your first order of Mitopure with code AGEIST at TimelineNutrition.com/ageist.

DIVI – take back control of your hair and scalp health, and do it with Divi's clean, science-backed ingredients. Listeners get 20% off your first Divi order at diviofficial.com/AGEIST or enter code "AGEIST" at checkout.

Key Moments
“Yes the GRAMMYs are a key part of what we do. That's what we're famous for. But the other 364 days a year, we are in Washington, D.C. advocating for creator rights. We are in schools helping to educate young people. We also have a Health and Human Services operation called MusicCares, which is not just about addiction support, but but really for people in any kind of crisis, economic crisis or otherwise”

“There's something about music and the way that music makes us feel that whether it is a classical artist, a jazz artist, a country artist, a hip hop artist, any EDM artist or rock artist, we're all in this music tribe, and it just really generates an incredible feeling of belonging.”

“We want to make sure we're talking about craft, right? There are plenty of award shows that are about the most streamed artists, or maybe the artists that sold the most tickets or had the most revenue off of their tours or whatever. That's not us. We're a different thing.”

Connect with John
Instagram
LinkedIn
The Recording Academy
Transcript

This week, SuperAge explores the world of music and community with John Loken. John, an Executive VP of Marketing for The Recording Academy,  discusses his work with the GRAMMYs, highlighting their role in supporting and celebrating music creators. He emphasizes the academy's purpose-driven nature, focusing on advocacy, education, and crisis support beyond just the glitz of the GRAMMY Awards. John also gets into the power of music when it comes to creating a sense of tribe and belonging, transcending barriers of language, politics, and culture. His insights reveal the profound impact of music in unifying people and fostering a global community.
What kind of SuperAger are you? Check the SuperAge Quiz and find out! (visit: ageist.com/quiz)
Thanks to our sponsors:
InsideTracker – the dashboard to your Inner Health. Listeners get 20% off on all products at InsideTracker.com/AGEIST.

Timeline Nutrition — our favorite supplement for cell support and mitochondrial function. Listeners receive 10% off your first order of Mitopure with code AGEIST at TimelineNutrition.com/ageist.

DIVI – take back control of your hair and scalp health, and do it with Divi's clean, science-backed ingredients. Listeners get 20% off your first Divi order at diviofficial.com/AGEIST or enter code "AGEIST" at checkout.

Key Moments
“Yes the GRAMMYs are a key part of what we do. That's what we're famous for. But the other 364 days a year, we are in Washington, D.C. advocating for creator rights. We are in schools helping to educate young people. We also have a Health and Human Services operation called MusicCares, which is not just about addiction support, but but really for people in any kind of crisis, economic crisis or otherwise”

“There's something about music and the way that music makes us feel that whether it is a classical artist, a jazz artist, a country artist, a hip hop artist, any EDM artist or rock artist, we're all in this music tribe, and it just really generates an incredible feeling of belonging.”

“We want to make sure we're talking about craft, right? There are plenty of award shows that are about the most streamed artists, or maybe the artists that sold the most tickets or had the most revenue off of their tours or whatever. That's not us. We're a different thing.”

Connect with John
Instagram
LinkedIn
The Recording Academy
Transcript

43 min