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Some scandals such as abuse, misogyny, and machismo have been present in one of the most important music awards in the industry, the Grammy Awards.
will be next Sunday April 3 when edition 64 of the highest award ceremony for the most outstanding recorded music in the last year.
However, throughout 63 years the awards delivered by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States they have come to be overshadowed by various controversies that have stained such a beautiful phonograph.
One of the main signs that the long-awaited gala has had is that of machismo, which although it has had them for so many years, it was not until 218, that they were exposed in all their splendor with the movement MeToo.
Five years ago these awards were marked by the lack of women both as presenters of the event, as nominees and even guests, because in the 21st century nobody understood how this kept happening.
Even, Neil Portow, executive president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States He positioned himself on the matter during the 2018 Grammys ceremony and pointed out in a controversial speech that women should: “improve their performance.”
His words cost him the exit of the presidency since until 2019, Deborah Dugan established herself as the first female president of the Grammy in the story, definitively replacing Portrow.
Despite the fact that many thought that with the arrival of the businesswoman the gala would take a new direction, at the 2020 awards she was fired without further ado, she launched herself against her former employers, accusing them of sexism, to portnow of rape and the voting process of frank clutter, causing the media to talk more about it than about the awards themselves and who won them.
Celebrities who have boycotted the Grammy Awards
stars like Will Smith, Kanye West, Justin Bieber and now The Weeknd They have been in charge of ending the gala through controversial interviews against the nominations and categories.
In 2009, Chris Brown and Rihanna They were the most important young couple in music that year, as the two were positioning their music and the cameras of the entire world were on them.
The night before the ceremony Grammy, went to the famous party of Clive Davis, but the day of the Grammys dawned with the news that Brown he hit Riri on their way home from the meeting.
As expected, the photos of the pop diva with her face deformed by the blows traveled the world in a matter of hours, and it is evident that she did not appear at the gala despite the fact that her performance was announced.