Drake has withdrawn his recent Grammy nominations for Best Rap Album for Certified Lover Boy and Best Rap Performance for “Way 2 Sexy (featuring Future and Young Thug),” EW has confirmed.
A source with knowledge of Drake’s decision tells EW the move was jointly made by the rapper and his management. In turn, the Recording Academy honored the request.
A representative for the Recording Academy also confirmed the removal of both nominations, which is also reflected on the official Grammys website.
There’s no word yet on the reasoning behind Drake’s decision
The 64th awards show will be held on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022.