He just lately doubled down on that.
The Recording Academy just lately shared a collection of modifications together with the “secret” nomination-review that many maintain to blame for The Weeknd not receiving a single nomination regardless of his single “Blinding Lights” and the one his 2020 album was named for, “After Hours,” being large streaming hits and critically acclaimed.
“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 instructed Variety. “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.”
A rep for the singer directed NCS to his feedback to the 2 publications when requested for remark.
NCS has additionally reached out to the Recording Academy, the governing physique for the Grammys, for remark.