Drake has officially withdrawn his nominations for the 2022 Grammy awards, a rep from The Recording Academy has told Variety.
The rep told the outlet that the decision was made by Drake and his management, although his motivation for the withdrawal is unclear at this time.
He was nominated for Best Rap Album for his Certified Lover Boy album and Best Rap Performance for his song “Way 2 Sexy” (featuring Future and Young Thug).
According to the outlet, “Rather than giving a nomination to the recipient of the sixth-most votes, as the Academy did when it suddenly decided to expand the top four categories from eight to 10 last month, the voting will go forward with just four nominees.”
Grammy ballots were posted Monday (Dec. 6) morning and the official page for the 2021 Grammys will be updated removing the Certified Lover Boy’s nominations.
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