Drake has withdrawn his two grammy nominations. Variety was first to report the news. Although the reasons are not clear, Drake has spoken out against the Recording Academy following The Weeknd’s high-profile snubs last year. He isn’t the first artist to speak out, and truthfully, the Grammy’s seemingly have been tone deaf for a long time.
Post the announcement for the 2021 nominations Drake took to IG to say “I think we should stop allowing ourselves to be shocked every year by the disconnect between impactful music and these awards and just accept that what once was the highest form of recognition may no longer matter to the artists that exist now and the ones that come after,”