“Grammys Into Scammys”-Behind The Story of BTS Scam & Winners List

Just like Academy Awards or Emmy Awards Sunday night went with some bombastic with some outstanding performances, broken records and scam that shocked the whole world.

Just like other awards, Grammys organized subtly and allowed a very limited audience to perform. Because of the Pandemic, none of the award ceremonies allowed any live audience for the safety precautions.

In Golden Globes no live audience presented and it went great with no controversies.

Source: Indian Express

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards held last night near the usual home place of the Grammy awards ‘Staples Center” at Los Angeles Convention Center and hosted by none other than Trevor Noah.

In the performing lineup, there was Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, Cardi B, and Megan Thee Stallion.

And how come any award show end up without breaking record, so this time Beyonce one of the leading lady pop stars in the industry picked up her 28th Grammy win for Best R&B Performance award for “Black Parade”.

Source: Vox

She broke the record of winning the most Grammys by any female artist and Grammy wins by a singer.

Beyonce has given some of the iconic moments to her fans, produced outstanding numbers of labels which made her the most popular singer in the world.

Let the Scam Begin:

No doubt, Grammys has always been the center of scams or scandals, whether it’s memorable Kanye’s interruption to Taylor or the current BTS Scam.

Source: Instyle

When Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande for Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance award and people were expecting BTS. Social media went crazy, BTS fans started their campaign of scam on Twitter and launched Hashtag #Scammy to support one of the most popular K-pop bands in the world.

The band shared their emotions after not winning the Grammy, “We want to see Army now and I’m sure Army is feeling the same emotions we’re feeling, so we’ll be back with even greater music, good performances, and even better music.

So we’ll work hard for this next year as well and we’ll be back with great music and performances that you can look forward to.”

Reactions of BTS Army Fans:

On various microblogging sites, many BTS army members were frustrated with the outcome and expressed their emotions. Such as, “Bts doesn’t need the Grammys but the Grammys need BTS #scammys,”

“I don’t care about the #scammys but I hate that the boys feel like their worth is measured by their acknowledgment.”

Many of the fans though, that the English music industry doesn’t recognize or acknowledge the K-Pop and that’s the reason.

Apart from the scammy moment, the winners of the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards 2021

List of Important Award Winners:

Record of the Year

Source: ZEE5
  • “Everything I Wanted” — Billie Eilish — Winner
  • “Black Parade” — Beyoncé
  • “Colors” — Black Pumas
  • “Rockstar” — DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch
  • “Say So” — Doja Cat
  • “Don’t Start Now” — Dua Lipa
  • “Circles” — Post Malone
  • “Savage” — Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

Song of the Year

Source: Grammy.com
  • “I Can’t Breathe” — H.E.R. — Winner
  • “Black Parade” — Beyoncé
  • “The Box” — Roddy Ricch
  • “Cardigan” — Taylor Swift
  • “Circles” — Post Malone
  • “Don’t Start Now” — Dua Lipa
  • “Everything I Wanted” —  Billie Eilish
  • “If the World Was Ending” — JP Saxe featuring Julia Michael

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Source: ZEE Business
  • “Rain on Me” — Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande — Winner
  • “Un Dia (One Day)” — J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny & Tainy
  • “Intentions” — Justin Bieber featuring Quavo
  • “Dynamite” — BTS
  • “Exile” —  Taylor Swift featuring Bon Iver

Best Pop Vocal Album

Source: Pitchfork
  • “Future Nostalgia” — Dua Lipa — Winner
  • “Changes” — Justin Bieber
  • “Chromatica” — Lady Gaga
  • “Fine Line” — Harry Styles
  • “Folklore” — Taylor Swift

Best R&B Performance

Source: Reuters
  • “Black Parade” — Beyoncé — Winner
  • “Lightning & Thunder” — Jhené Aiko featuring John Legend
  • “All I Need” — Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign
  • “Goat Head” — Brittany Howard
  • “See Me” — Emily King

Best Rap Song

Source: Vanity Fair
  • “Savage” — Megan thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — Winner
  • “The Bigger Picture” — Lil Baby
  • “The Box” — Roddy Ricch
  • “Laugh Now Cry Later” — Drake featuring Lil Durk
  • “Rockstar” — DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

Best Rap Album

Source: EBENE Magazine
  • “King’s Disease” — Nas — Winner
  • “Black Habits” — D Smoke
  • “Alfredo” — Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist
  • “A Written Testimony” — Jay Electronica
  • “The Allegory” — Royce da 5’9″

It’s just like the beginning, when “The Weeknd” got robbed from the Grammys when the nominations were revealed and again digital audience came out to support him. And now it’s the BTS, never know next time who would be another victim.

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