The Grammy Awards ceremony in 2023 shall be a night with out Silk Sonic among the many nominees.
The duo has determined not to submit their album, “An Evening With Silk Sonic,” for consideration, based on a press release through Billboard.
Silk Sonic received 4 Grammy Awards earlier this yr for the observe “Leave the Door Open,” together with file of the yr and track of the yr. They additionally carried out on the ceremony.
In the assertion, Bruno Mars, who’s within the duo with Anderson .Paak, defined their determination not to submit their debut album, which was launched in November 2021 and would have been eligible for the 2023 Grammys race.
“Andy and I, and everybody that labored on this mission, received the moment the world responded to first single ‘Leave the Door Open.’ Everything else was simply icing on the cake,” he mentioned, based on the publication. “We thank the Grammys for permitting us to carry out on their platform — not as soon as, however twice — and awarding us eventually yr’s ceremony. We’d be insane to ask for something extra.”
CNN has reached out to the duo’s representatives for additional remark.
He added: “We really put our all on this file, however Silk Sonic want to gracefully, humbly and most significantly, sexually, bow out of submitting our album this yr.”
Mars left the door open for the duo to “rejoice with everybody” and “partake within the celebration,” presumably making reference to the ceremony.
“Thank you for letting Silk Sonic Thrive,” he mentioned.