Miley Cyrus And Machine Gun Kelly Speak Out Against The Grammys Amidst 2022 Nominations Snub

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It's that time of the year again for music lovers to crown new Kings and Queens in the industry. At the forefront of the Grammy Nominations is the traditional debate of who deserve what? Every year, we get a few surprises and a lot of snubs, and 2021 isn't any different.

The Recording Academy released the much-anticipated list of the 2022 Grammy Nominees on Wednesday. A few snubs raised eyebrows, chief of whom were Pop-Rockstar Machine Gun Kelly and Country-Rock singer Miley Cyrus.

The Controversial 2022 Grammy Nominations

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At this point, the snubs are no longer surprising because the Recording Academy has a history of icing out artists who deserve a nod. Last year, The Weeknd called out the Grammys for being corrupt when he got snubbed even though he had the biggest Album of 2020 – "After Hours" broke several Billboard records.

In solidarity with the "Save Your Tears" singer, Queen of Rap Nicki Minaj also addressed her Recording Academy snub. It's positively shocking that a critically acclaimed rapper like Minaj has 0 Grammy awards to her name.

Miley Cyrus Says She's In Good Company

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Many more stellar acts have no Grammy awards, although they may have some nomination nods. Miley Cyrus reposted a fan tweet listing iconic musicians without the coveted award. The list included Diana Ross, Queen, and more, prompting Cyrus to caption it "In good company."

The Hannah Montana actress released an amazing album, "Plastic Hearts" featuring Grammy award-winning artists like Dua Lipa. Although Cyrus chose to go the gracious route, Machine Gun Kelly went in on the Grammys guns blazing!

WTF Is Wrong With The Grammys?

Some artists aren't afraid to speak their mind and tell you when to shove it! Machine Gun Kelly is one such artist. MGK tweeted, "WTF is wrong with the Grammys?" Like many fans, the Bird Box actor expected his album "Tickets to my Downfall" to cut it. I can't say I blame him since the body of work has clinched several awards in coveted categories throughout the year, including Favorite Rock Artist at the American Music Awards. Not to worry, there may be some redemption for him next year. His single "Papercuts" with Grammy sweetheart Travis Barker is already a chart hit.

Full List of Grammy Nominees 2022

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Talk about giving credit where it's due; we must commend the Recording Academy for some of its selections. Doja Cat's album "Planet Her" alongside some of her singles "Need To Know", "Kiss Me More" ft. SZA received eight nods as they should. The R&B Duo Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak) also clinched eight nominations. The leader of the pack, however, is Jon Batiste with 14 nominations.

The usual suspects aren't left out either as Jay-Z extends his record as the most nominated artist with 83 Grammy nominations. See the full list of nominees and categories.

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