If a “secret” efficiency gets canceled, do the screams of countless unfortunate Swifties still make a noise? I’m thinking yes, however we’ll discover for sure on Sunday– since Taylor Swift simply canceled an unannounced Grammys gig simply days prior to the awards reveal airs on Sunday.
Per Variety , wedding rehearsal schedules for the program consisted of one confidential artist just noted as “TBA”– an act lots of thought would be Swift. Several sources inform the trade that the pop icon will no longer be making a look. Swift’s exit is simply the current in a series of problem for the Recording Academy/
On Tuesday the company’s previous CEO, Deborah Dugan, submitted a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, declaring that the company has a “kid’s club” environment and enables disputes of interest in its ballot procedures. Dugan’s grievance likewise declares unwanted sexual advances on the part of basic counsel Joel Katz, which he has actually rejected.
Swift was apparently anticipated to sing “The Man”– which may have felt a little out of sync for the night, provided the Academy’s continuous clashes with Dugan.
Friday had actually currently taken a bad turn for the Grammys prior to the news broke about Swift. Rap artist YG, who was set to take part in a homage to Nipsey Hussle, was detained and taken into authorities custody on Friday early morning on burglary charges, Rolling Stone reports. The charges, cops informed the music publication, are connected to “a continuous criminal examination.” Need to YG post bail, he might still carry out, Rolling Stone reports. Agents for YG did not right away react to The Daily Beast‘s ask for remark.
To top it all off, Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer simply unsuccessfully taken legal action against his own band in an effort to get onstage with them on Sunday– an ordeal that’s not truly the Academy’s issue, however still puts a little damper on things.
Insiders have actually been questioning since the Dugan scandal started to flare whether Swift may revoke her efficiency, Variety notes, however her factors for canceling stay unidentified. An agent for the Recording Academy did not right away react to The Daily Beast‘s ask for remark.