Thanks but no. The Weeknd still won't send music to the Grammys
After his exclusion from the Grammy Awards in March, The Weeknd doubled down on his promise not to submit music to the Recording Academy competition.
The Grammys won't see any of Weeknd's music for the foreseeable future.
The global superstar reaffirmed his position Monday in an interview with Variety, despite the Recording Academy's decision on Friday to ditch secret committees that have been blamed for excluding the "Starboy" singer from any nominations for the Grammy Awards presented in March.
"I think both the industry and the public need to see the transparent system really in play for the victory to be celebrated, but it is an important start," said the three-time Grammy winner. “I still have no interest in being a part of the Grammys, especially with his own admission of corruption over all these decades. I will not send it in the future. "
The Canadian singer, of Ethiopian descent, called the decision to dissolve these committees "an important start", but told the trade publication that "trust has been broken for so long between the Grammy organization and the artists that it would be unwise to do so. and raise the flag of victory.