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Machine Gun Kelly blows up Grammys after album snub: “WTF”

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The nominees for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards have just fallen, and Machine Gun musician Kelly has a few choice words on his snubbed 2020 album “Tickets to My Downfall”.

The Grammys just announced the nominees for their 64th annual awards and rapper-turned-pop-rocker Kelly machine gun is not too happy with it. “wtf is wrong with grammys” the musician wrote in a tweet posted on November 23. Newcomers love Olivia rodrigo, 18 years old and Baby Keem, 21, were nominated while former laureates like Kanye west, 44, Taylor Swift, 31, and Tony Bennett, 95, were also honored, but MGK – born Baker Colson – failed to be recognized for its 2020 gender change project Tickets for My Fall.

“SAY IT WITH ME”, a fan declared, “Machine Gun Kelly deserved to be nominated for a Grammy !!” Another follower echoed the same sentiment, exclaiming how the singer “forget me too” “deserved“be recognized.” Believe me. You deserve a Grammy but the Grammys don’t deserve you ”, another fan gushed in support of the rock star. “You made it clear how passionate you are and how strong the movement is, they have no idea your real talent! We love you man.

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Kelly machine gun (Chelsea Lauren / Shutterstock).
MGK is not the first artist to challenge the choice of nominees for the Recording Academy. When last year’s nominations were announced, a major fan backlash erupted after the popular artist The weekendthe commercially and critically revered album After hours received no nominations. The 31-year-old artist called the ceremony and the Recording Academy “corrupt” and said they “owe me, my fans and the transparency of the industry.” He ultimately boycotted the ceremony by vowing never to submit his music for review again.

The Recording Academy took note of the move, announcing on April 30, 2021 that it was eliminating nearly all “secret” committees involved in the nomination process. Now, the nominees for the main categories are “determined by a majority peer vote of the voting members of the Recording Academy.” Previously, many categories in these fields used 15-30 highly skilled musical peers who represented and voted within their gender communities for the final selection of nominees ”, per Variety.

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on January 31, 2022, at Staples Center, Los Angeles,

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