Ruby Amanfu has been named the new president of the Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy.

The Recording Academy is an American learned academy of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other musical professionals. It is famous for its Grammy Awards.

Ruby Amanfu was raised in Ghana until the age of three when her parents relocated to the United States. She provided backing vocals on Beyonce’s Don’t Hurt Yourself. Amanfu also co-wrote Hard Place with Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, H.E.R. It earned her a nomination at the 2019 Soul Train Music Awards.