Published: Fri, November 22, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Why'd Taylor Swift get snubbed from 2 major Grammy noms

Why'd Taylor Swift get snubbed from 2 major Grammy noms

Fifteen-time Grammy victor Alicia Keys will read the nominations for Music's Biggest Night, joined in a simulcast news conference by Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan and Harvey Mason Jr., Chair of the Board of Trustees. She has an adoring fanbase that favors her sassy, body-positive persona and unflinching messages of feminist empowerment, sexual freedom and black pride.

And for Swift, a two-time Album of the Year victor (for 2008's "Fearless" and 2014's "1989"), that's not the type of love she's used to getting from the Grammys (or the MTV Video Music Awards, for that matter), although she did nab two other nominations in smaller categories. Before her album's release, the goth-leaning artist had already won a fervent online following for her bold, often haunting pop sound featuring heavy bass and tinges of trap and electronic dance music.

American musician Halsey, who collaborated with BTS on "Boy With Luv", also expressed her disappointment over the Wednesday results, tweeting that "BTS deserved many nominations". Genre-bending meme king Lil Nas X, 20, rode the fame of his viral smash "Old Town Road" to also snag six chances at Grammy gold. Swift snub The newbies will square up against some established superstars.

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It was in October of this year when the family reappeared in the newspapers when Caitlyn celebrated her 70th birthday with them. They also added Kim, Kourtney, Khloé, and Robert Kardashian Jr. - children of Kris and renowned attorney Robert Kardashian.

Although Taylor Swift She acquired three nominations for "Lover" and was not included within the "Record" and "Album of the Year" classes.

It's a shame, though, that Grande's Record of the Year nomination is for "7 Rings" instead of "thank u, next", which was such a killer single for her. People called out the Grammys for not nominating South Korean boy band BTS for any of the categories despite their sweeping success and worldwide impact.

And if they swept all of those prizes, I would be feeling good as hell. She is up for just three awards, the two others in the pop categories.

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