The WeeKND's Grammy Snub Controversy Continues

The Grammy's did not snub The Weeknd's Grammys over his playing The Super Bowl.

"We understand that The Weeknd is disappointed at not being nominated. I was surprised and can empathize with what he’s feeling. His music this year was excellent." Harvey Mason Jr. -- interim President and CEO of the Academy -- says Harvey Mason Jr. Interim President and CEO of the Academy.

Negotiations for The Weeknd's Grammy performance reportedly got nasty, and sources say he was issued an ultimatum

"To be clear, voting in all categories ended well before The Weeknd’s performance at the Super Bowl was announced, so in no way could it have affected the nomination process." Mason added.

It appears this controversy's not going away.

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