The Weeknd plans to continue his Grammys boycott

After being locked out of the 63rd yearly Grammy Awards elections regardless of having an enormously effective album, the vocalist implicated the Recording Academy of being “corrupt” and promised to boycott future events, consisting of not sending his work for factor to consider.

He just recently doubled down on that.

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“The trust has been broken for so long between the Grammy organization and artists that it would be unwise to raise a victory flag,” he informed Range.

The Recording Academy just recently shared a series of modifications consisting of the “secret” nomination-review that lots of hold to blame for The Weeknd not getting a single election regardless of his single “Blinding Lights” and the single his 2020 album was called for, “After Hours,” being huge streaming hits and seriously well-known.

“I think the industry and public alike need to see the transparent system truly at play for the win to be celebrated, but it’s an important start,” The Weeknd informed Range. “I remain uninterested in being a part of the Grammys, especially with their own admission of corruption for all these decades. I will not be submitting in the future.”

He likewise informed The New york city Times in a declaration, “Even though I won’t be submitting my music, the Grammys’ recent admission of corruption will hopefully be a positive move for the future of this plagued award and give the artist community the respect it deserves with a transparent voting process.”

An associate for the vocalist directed CNN to his remarks to the 2 publications when requested for remark.

CNN has actually likewise connected to the Recording Academy, the governing body for the Grammys, for remark.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.