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Black Artists Are Fed Up With Grammy Snubs, But Don’t Always Respect the Alternatives

Black awards shows exist, yet artists never seem to hold them in the same regard

Smokey Robinson and Charlie Wilson perform during the 2020 Soul Train Awards presented by BET. Photo: Leon Bennett/STA 2020/Getty Images

he Weeknd’s never been known for seizing the spotlight. Even dating back to his mysterious early mixtapes, the R&B artist has chosen to let his music do the talking. But last November…