Justin Bieber and The Weeknd criticized the Grammys, Taylor Swift released her Folklore film, and more.
From Taylor Swift’s Folklore film to The Weeknd and Justin Bieber’s criticisms of the Grammys, here’s what made headlines this week.
The 2021 Grammy nominations were announced
Earlier this week, nominations for the 2021 Grammys were announced, with Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Drake getting several nods. However, the announcement was swiftly followed by controversy. Canadian musician The Weeknd, whose latest album After Hours didn’t receive a single nomination despite critical and commercial success, tweeted: “The Grammys remain corrupt. You owe me, my fans and the industry transparency…” The musician had two singles in the top 10 on the Billboard charts and six songs on the Billboard Global 200 list this year. Justin Bieber also voiced his dissatisfaction with the fact that his album Changes was classified as a pop album instead of R&B. “I am very meticulous and intentional about my music. With that being said I set out to make an R&B album. Changes was and is an R&B album. It is not being acknowledged as