Removed from list
Drake waived a Grammy nomination
Actually, Drake would have had the chance of two Grammys in the coming year. But the 35-year-old prefers to renounce the honor and voluntarily allows himself to be struck off the list of nominees. He had already denied the relevance of the prize last year.
Drake can be removed from the list of nominations for the Grammy Awards 2022. The rapper was nominated twice for what is probably the most important music award in the world. A Grammys spokesman did that Industry magazine “Variety” Drake’s withdrawal confirmed. One can only speculate about the reasons for this step. The 35-year-old has not yet commented on his decision.
Drake was nominated twice for the Grammy 2022, in the category Best Rap Album with “Certified Lover Boy” and for the best rap performance (“Way 2 Sexy”). According to the Grammy Academy, nobody will move up, there are only four candidates in the two categories. In the three most important, cross-genre categories, album, recording and song, Drake went empty-handed this time.
Drake has had a troubled relationship with the Grammys for a long time. Last year, the Canadian criticized those responsible for ignoring his colleague and compatriot The Weeknd despite his successful album “After Hours”. “We should stop being shocked every year at the discrepancy between influential music and these awards,” Drake wrote at the time. He suggested installing a new price “that we can build up over time and pass on to the next generations”.