The Weeknd is boycotting the Grammys after receiving no nominations in 2021, despite the previously secret committees that coordinated voting being disbanded after public outcry over the awards’ perceived lack of representation. Photo: handout
The Weeknd is boycotting the Grammys after receiving no nominations in 2021, despite the previously secret committees that coordinated voting being disbanded after public outcry over the awards’ perceived lack of representation. Photo: handout

Why The Weeknd won’t submit music to the Grammys again – after getting zero nominations for After Hours, the Blinding Lights singer calls out awards ‘corruption’

  • Now disbanded, the Grammys’ secret nominations review committees had been around since 1989, overseeing the ballot of the 12,000-member Recording Academy
  • Chairman Harvey Mason Jr. insists the changes were not due to The Weeknd’s boycott – and the star says he’s not coming back anyway

The Weeknd is boycotting the Grammys after receiving no nominations in 2021, despite the previously secret committees that coordinated voting being disbanded after public outcry over the awards’ perceived lack of representation. Photo: handout
The Weeknd is boycotting the Grammys after receiving no nominations in 2021, despite the previously secret committees that coordinated voting being disbanded after public outcry over the awards’ perceived lack of representation. Photo: handout
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