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Deborah Dugan was placed the following leave of absence an allegation of misconduct, The Academy said in a statement.
Dugan was the replacement for the former chief executive Neil Portnow, caused controversy in the year 2018, when he proposed that artists should "Step Up " if they wanted to be recognized, the at the Grammys.
In a statement, the Recording Academy, said: "in view of the concerns of the Recording Academy board of trustees, including a formal behavior of a fail of an older woman who has been a member of the Recording Academy team, the Board of Directors, Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan on administrative leave, effective immediately.
"The Board also has two independent investigators retained to conduct independent investigations into the allegations. "
He continued: "The Board determined this action is necessary to restore the confidence of the Recording Academy membership, repair Recording Academy morale of the employees and allow for the Recording Academy to serve the focus on the mission, all of the music-makers. "
Dugan is a former lawyer and a record executive, previously Bono's charity ran Red, the work to fight Aids and other diseases in Africa .
the 61-year-old had met with resistance in their attempts to modernise the Recording Academy, the call with an unnamed source to their removal a "coup".
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