Canadian singer The Weeknd said that his past Grammy wins “mean nothing to [him]”.
During an interview with an international news source, he called the Grammys “corrupt” after learning that his album After Hours had been snubbed in every category in 2021.
The 30-year-old singer revealed, “Look, I personally don’t care anymore. I have three Grammys, which mean nothing to me now, obviously.”
The Weeknd first achieved Grammy Awards in 2016 for the Best Urban Contemporary Album for Beauty Behind The Madness. After that, he achieved Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album for a second time during the 2017 ceremony.
During the interview, he talked about Grammys, “It’s not like, “Oh, I want the Grammy!”‘ “It’s just that this happened, and I’m down to get in front of the fire, as long as it never happens again.”
“I suck at giving speeches anyways. Forget awards shows.”
Moreover, The Weeknd also said that he and his team “did everything right”. Public reaction to After Hours suggested that he would be an obvious Grammy frontrunner.
“We did everything right, I think. I’m not a cocky person. I’m not arrogant,’ the Starboy singer insisted.
“People told me I was going to get nominated. The world told me. Like, “This is it; this is your year.” We were all very confused.”