Kanye West has been banned from performing on the 2022 Grammy Awards, Selection reviews. In an announcement obtained by Selection on Saturday, West’s rep solely stated, “That is confirmed,” citing a March 18 report in The Blast. The report claims that the 22-time Grammy-winning artist discovered through a cellphone name that he had been faraway from the lineup of performers on the sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards. Representatives for the Recording Academy and CBS didn’t instantly reply to Selection’s request for remark.
The information comes shortly after West was reportedly suspended from Instagram for twenty-four hours as a result of utilizing a racial slur in opposition to Trevor Noah, who lately made feedback about West and his estranged spouse Kim Kardashian’s divorce. “Kanye has develop into increasingly belligerent in how he tries to get Kim again,” he stated on “The Daily Show” on the time. He is additionally internet hosting the Grammys on April 3. On Sunday morning, Noah weighed in on the state of affairs, tweeting, “I said counsel Kanye not cancel Kanye.”
Although West hasn’t been introduced as a performer at this yr’s Grammys, the 44-year-old rapper is nominated for 5 awards, together with album of the yr and greatest rap album for “Donda.”