Grammy Chief Harvey Mason jr. Talks 2021 Nominations, Justin Bieber, Category Changes, and More – – Get Hot Links

The 2021 Grammy Award nominations arrived yesterday with good news for artists like Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, and Dua Lipa. It also stoked an outpouring of backlash about one artist who didn’t get nominated: The Weeknd’s album and singles went unrecognized by the Recording Academy, prompting a day where Recording Academy Chair and Interim President/CEO Harvey Mason jr. fielded questions about the omission to reporters amid a flurry of social media outrage from the singer’s admirers and peers.
While Mason talked with Pitchfork on Tuesday night, the Weeknd tweeted that the Grammys were “corrupt” and demanded answers. After hearing the tweet, Mason declined to comment, but soon released a statement expressing three central points: He was shocked that the Weeknd wasn’t nominated, that the decision rested on the Academy’s voters, and that the Recording Academy did not impose a alleged Super ……

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