December 8, 2022


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The Weeknd Remains Uninterested in Joining Grammys Despite Changes in Nomination Process

The Weeknd Remains Uninterested in Joining Grammys Despite Changes in Nomination Process

The ‘Blinding Lights’ hitmaker still refuses to be a component of the Grammys while he commends the group for shutting down nomination critique committees.

The Weeknd has applauded Grammy bosses for axing their nomination critique committees, but insists the transfer isn’t enough for him to reconsider boycotting the prizegiving.

The “Blinding Lights” singer named out the “solution committees” as he announced his selection to step absent from the Grammys soon after he was amazingly shut out of nominations for his 2020 album “Following Hrs”, insisting the nominating course of action was unfair and Grammy bosses have been “corrupt.”

His remarks sparked an investigation by leaders of the Recording Academy, who very last week announced they have been scrapping the controversial Grammy nomination critique committees.

The Weeknd has acknowledged the selection in a new assertion, insisting it will never be enough to convey him back again to the Grammys.

“Even however I will never be distributing my music, the Grammys’ the latest admission of corruption will ideally be a positive transfer for the potential of this plagued award (present) and give the artist local community the respect it warrants with a transparent voting course of action,” he writes.

The Recording Academy’s selection usually means that a panel of unnamed committee users will no lengthier make your mind up the final checklist of names on ballots in dozens of significant types.

In a assertion to Range, The Weeknd extra, “The believe in has been damaged for so lengthy involving the Grammy group and artists that it would be unwise to increase a victory flag. I imagine the sector and community alike will need to see the transparent program actually at play for the get to be celebrated, but it is really an important begin. I keep on being uninterested in currently being a component of the Grammys, specifically with their possess admission of corruption for all these decades. I will not be distributing in the potential.”

The singer’s manager, Wassim Slaiby, extra, “No transform comes without the need of a voice read. I am just proud of Abel for standing up for what he thinks in. I was in a shock when all this occurred, but now I see it evidently, and I am happy we stood for our beliefs.”