Grammy Snubs 2017: Who Wasn’t Nominated?
The 2017 Grammy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday, and while many artists are celebrating their nods, there were plenty more who got snubbed. See below who was shut out from this year’s Grammys.
Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” from the Trolls movie soundtrack, was one of the biggest hit singles of the year, but it only scored a nomination in the visual media field, and not any of the major categories. Coldplay’s latest album Head Full of Dreams failed to make a big impact on the Recording Academy, earning only one nomination for its music video for “Up & Up.” Meanwhile, the latest single from Green Day, “Bang Bang,” wasn’t recognized in any of the song categories.
Sia scored three nominations for her album This Is Acting, but it wasn’t for Album of the Year of any of the other top categories. Meanwhile, Radiohead’s first album in five years, A Moon Shaped Pool, got two nods for Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Song, but is absent from the list of top contenders. Two late musicians were also snubbed by the Recording Academy. Prince’s final studio album, Hit n Run Phase Two, failed to receive a single nomination, while David Bowie’s Blackstar didn’t earn an album of the year nod, and its lead single “Lazarus” isn’t up for best song.
And finally, with eight nominations, one might not consider Kanye West to have been snubbed, but the rapper failed to receive recognition in any of the major categories. West’s latest album, The Life of Pablo, is only up for nominations in the rap field, and won’t get to compete for the chance to win awards for best song or album.