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Since we know him, the Colombian J Balvin he does not keep much of what he thinks is not correct for himself and he always raises his voice for some injustice or when he simply wants to point out something or make some kind of public complaint. Today The nominees for the next Latin Grammy Awards 2021 were announced that grants the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to the most outstanding Latin artists during the year. Nevertheless, J Balvin made a strong criticism and exploded against the Grammy Awards and also invited other famous reggaeton artists to join his claim.
“The Grammys don’t value us, but they need us. It is my opinion and nothing against the other genres because they deserve all the respect. But the trick is already boring … “, were part of the words he posted J Balvin in your account Twitter At the same time, he made it clear that it is not because he was on fire, because as always, he received nominations.
Let us remember that two years ago, Grammy awards they announced that the urban genre O reggaeton he had concentrated on a few categories. Still, many of the movement’s representatives were nominated in others. However, there were many reggaeton players who raised their voices at the time expressing annoyance about it. But the thing did not stop there, this year after announcing the nominees and J Balvin lashed out at the Academy, invited his colleagues to join the cause or at least suggested it.
“Those with power in the genre, none should go… ”, Added the Colombian. It is not known for sure what the singer’s annoyance is. It could be the decision in the past of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States of concentrating the urban genre in far fewer than before. But it could also be the voting method that has been driving the Grammy Awards for a long time, which has practically become an open secret within the music industry. As well as the booking for the presentations of some artists in the galas as such.
Let us remember that the Academy has a prestige with Grammys Awards since 1959. In 2000 and thanks to the growing production of Latin music, the Latin Grammy Awards and since then it has been a great window for Hispanic music to be recognized. The music industry is one of the biggest in entertainment, so it would be very difficult to please everyone.
We would have to wait to see if the Colombian J Bavin, who has just released another new video clip of the song Dress, which is already a success on digital reproduction platforms, give more statements to know for sure what exactly you are referring to and, most importantly, know if any of your colleagues will support and accompany you in this almost “Battle Cry ”.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.