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Why Lorde Is Boycotting the Grammys

Why Lorde Is Boycotting the Grammys

According to their source, the Grammys approached Lorde about performing in a non-solo capacity (specifically a contribution to a Tom Petty tribute) and she turned it down. We're told Lorde wanted to perform one of her songs from her nominated album, but she was only offered the option to sing as part of a Tom Petty tribute during the late rocker's tune, "American Girl".

Lorde, the recording artist nominated for Album of the Year, has refused to perform at this year's Grammy Awards.

The plot thickens in that four other singers were offered solo performances at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, all males.

And it's all because the offer she got from producers was a slap in the face.

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Tweeting out the article to her thousands of followers, Sonja cryptically wrote: 'This says it all'.

(She performed "Royals" during that ceremony.) Her last major awards show performance was at this summer's Video Music Awards, where a flu-stricken Lorde received mixed reviews for performing an interpretive dance to her song "Homemade Dynamite", which she was too ill to sing.

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Lorde is joined in the Album of The Year category by Jay-Z ('4:44'), Kendrick Lamar ('DAMN'), Bruno Mars ('24K Magic') and Childish Gambino, ('"Awaken, My Love!"').

The Grammys' refusal to give Lorde a solo performance is already being chalked up to gender inequality and is even being tied to the #MeToo movement.

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