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The 2021 Grammy Awards are swiftly approaching this Sunday, March 14, Zayn Malik is expressing a few words towards "Music's Biggest Night."
Malik released his latest album, Nobody Is Listening, at the start of the year in January 2021. Recenrly, less than a week away from the awards show, Zayn called out the Grammys on social media and insinuated that only "shaking hands" and "sending gifts" are what will earn you a nomination.
Zayn, who has never received an actual Grammy nomination for his solo work or while in One Direction, tweeted, "F*** the grammys and everyone associated. Unless you shake hands and send gifts, there’s no nomination considerations. Next year I’ll send you a basket of confectionary."
Although, Malik isn't the first artist to call out the Grammys this year. When the nominations was first released, The Weeknd shared his thoughts after, although because all of his success after dropping his After Hours album, he too received no nominations - despite "Blinding Lights" literally being one of the BIGGEST songs of 2020. He tweeted, "The Grammys remain corrupt. You owe me, my fans and the industry transparency...," adding, "Collaboratively planning a performance for weeks to not being invited? In my opinion zero nominations = you’re not invited!"
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