Drake Withdraws 2 Grammy Nominations from Final Ballot

Drake wants no part in competing for a Grammy.

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FILE - Drake accepts the artist of the decade award at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Drake wants no part in competing for a Grammy. The four-time Grammy winner and his management asked the Recording Academy to withdraw his two nominations from the final-round ballot, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. The person said that Drake’s request was honored by the academy. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake wants no part in competing for a Grammy. The four-time Grammy winner and his management asked the Recording Academy to withdraw his two nominations from the final-round ballot, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. They said Drake’s request was honored by the academy. The people spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicity on the matter. On…

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