Kanye West Threatens To Boycott The 2017 Grammy Awards

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Kanye West has vowed not to attend the Grammy awards show after Frank Ocean's ‘Blonde’ and ‘Endless  album fails to get nominated. He made the announcement while onstage on Saturday during the Oakland stop of his Saint Pablo Tour.

“The album I listened to the most this year is Frank Ocean's album and, I’ll tell you this right now, if his album is not nominated in no categories, I’m not showing up to the Grammys,” the outspoken rapper told fans. “As artists, we’ve got to come together to fight the bull---t.”

Kanye insists he wouldn't care if Frank doesn't win any awards, he just wants him to be in the running.

He added: "All we need is a fair shot. Let the album lose, let whoever win or lose. My whole point, my purpose, my existence, everything that people try to diss me for is based on just an instant replay plot.

"Imagine in sports they didn't have no instant replay plot, and someone could step completely out of bounds."

Billboard reported of the missed deadline, noting that both of Frank's albums would have qualified otherwise, since they were released well before the 2017 Grammy eligibility cutoff date of September 30, 2016. 

-Devashree Goenka