Which different main music stars will forego attending the Grammy Awards?
The Recording Academy has apparently fended a significant music star simply days earlier than the Grammy Awards.
According to a new report, Ariana Grande has chosen to not attend the high-prile music occasion.
Inside sources stated the pop singer felt ‘insulted’ after Grammy Awards producers advised her she couldn’t carry out ‘7 Rings.’ Producers rapidly reached a compromise with Grande, that includes her newest single as ‘half a medley.’ However, after they insisted on selecting the second music, Grande bowed out from the occasion altogether. A supply claimed Grammy producers didn’t impose this rule on different performers.
Producers confronted an identical backstage meltdown final yr. They had refused to permit Lorde to carry out a single from her nominated album, Melodrama. Instead, producers fered her a chance to carry out in the course of the Grammy’s tribute to Tom Petty, which she rejected.
The Grammy Awards has beforehand used Grande to advertise the present. She acquired nominations this yr for Best Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.
In addition, different main stars can also skip this yr’s Grammys altogether.
Considered one the award ceremony’s largest snubs, Beyoncé and Jay-Z will likely skip the occasion. The Recording Academy selected to not nominate The Carters’ album for any main classes. The couple earned simply three nominations in lower-prile classes – R&B, city up to date, and music video.
Taylor Swift additionally received’t attend on account of a scheduling battle. She is at the moment filming Cats, which means she’ll doubtless skip the BAFTA Awards as nicely.
Drake has additionally criticized the Grammys, and hasn’t attended the occasion since 2013. Slamming the Recording Academy’s awards present, he stated “they don’t air the opposite rap awards on TV.”
“I’m apparently a rapper, though ‘Hotline Bling’ will not be a rap music. The solely class they’ll handle to suit me in is a rap class.”
Kanye West additionally received’t attend. In a sequence tweets lambasting the Grammy Awards, he wrote,
“Hi Grammys, that is crucial dwelling artist speaking. Yes, I’ve an issue with the Grammys. All artists have an issue with it and I’m going to repair it for us all beginning proper now.“
The Recording Academy hasn’t issued a press release over the backstage meltdown. Neither have Grande’s representatives.
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