Weeknd Boycotts the Grammys… Forever!
Written by Jazzy T on March 12, 2021
The Weeknd has drawn the line between his career and the Recording Academy after being snubbed by the Grammys. On Thursday he told the New York Times that he will not attend the Sunday’s ceremony. He also directed his team not to bother submitting his music for consideration by the academy going forward.
The Canadian singer had one of the biggest songs of 2020 with “Blinding Lights” leading his power backed album After Hours.
Yet he has not received one nomination for the 2021 Grammys.
beyond blessed ! https://t.co/p2Crqy24Pa
— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) March 8, 2021
Leading up his SuperBowl, the Weeknd was asked by Billboard is the Grammys are racist.
“I think the only real answer is that in the last 61 years of the Grammys, only 10 black artists have won album of the year,” he said. “I don’t want to make this about me. That’s just a fact.