Drake won his first Grammy in four years, despite not submitting his music for the 2023 awards. Thanks to his appearance on Future’s “Wait For U,” featuring
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Best rap song (‘The Heart Part 5’), best rap album from Compton (Mr. Moral & The Big Steppers), and best rap performance (“The Heart Part 5”).
Although he did not submit any solo material for consideration, Drake received four nominations that night. Churchill Downs” was also nominated.
Drizzy is also on the shortlist for Album of the Year thanks to Beyoncé’s co-writing of “Heated” from her Renaissance album.
The Toronto native last won a Grammy in 2019 for Best Rap Song for “God’s Plan.” In the same year, Album of the Year (Scorpion), Song of the Year (“God’s Plan”), Record of the Year (“God’s Plan”), and Best Rap Performance (“Nice For What”) were also nominated for four categories. , “Sicko Mode”).
Drake has won five Grammy Awards to date, with Take Care winning Best Rap Album in 2013 and ‘Hotline Bling’ winning Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Song Performance at the 2023 Grammy Awards in 2017. While topping the Billboard 200, it won both awards.His house-inspired seventh album The Honesty, Nevermind and Billboard Hot 100 performed with 21 Savage-backed Jimmy Cooke.
He had previously withdrawn his music from the 64th Annual Grammy Awards after being nominated for Best Rap Album (Certified Lover Boy) and Best Rap Performance (“Way 2 Sexy”), continuing a history of snubbing the Recording Academy.
In November 2020, Drake criticized the Recording Academy for not nominating anything from The Weeknd’s After Hours album.
“Stop being shocked each year by the distance between influential music and these awards, and realize that what was once the highest form of recognition is now given to artists who exist, and what follows is irrelevant. I think I need to accept. I wrote on Instagram.
“It’s like a family member who continually asks for forgiveness but won’t alter their behaviour. Just the other day @theweeknd was banned for Album of the Year or Song of the Year and countless other reasons I said there are assumptions, but there is never such a thing. This is a great opportunity to start something new that can be built over time and passed on to the next generation.”