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2022 Grammy - Drake Withdraws Nominations

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 9:48am

By Jude Chukwuemeka

The rapper earlier this year accepted the artist of the decade award from Billboard

American rapper Drake has made his intention known that he wants no part in competing for a Grammy in 2022, which will take place on January 31..

Through his company management, he asked the Recording Academy to withdraw his two nominations from the final-round ballot, and the academy honored Drake's request. 

The rapper earlier this year accepted the artist of the decade award at the Billboard Music Awards. 

The Grammys has already removed Drake's nominations from the nominee list on its website.

Drake was nominated for best rap album 'Certified Lover Boy' and 'Way 2 Sexy' featuring Future and Young Thug, which earned a nomination for best rap performance.

Drake's displeasure with The Grammys is that he has not been nominated outside rap category. 

He also took aim at the importance of the Grammy Awards during his acceptance speech after “God’s Plan” won the best rap song in 2019.

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