The GRAMMY nominees were announced earlier, and noticeably absent from the list was Halsey. Many Halsey fans took to Twitter to voice their anger about the situation.
Halsey responded and reassured them that she was fine and that her not being nominated was okay. She said, “my fans, please do not waste your anger or frustration. i see a lot of you are upset. of course im sad too. none of it matters. literally none of it. you’re here. im here. + everything is gonna stay exactly the same and without me is still a super tight, record breaking song.” She adds, “congrats to the nominees. so much great music nominated this year. definitely see a lot of my friends and colleagues missing from the nom lists, but the music speaks! this is how it goes every year right?”
She also acknowledged BTS, who was also missing from the nominations list. She says, “BTS deserved many nominations. I am however, unsurprised that they weren’t acknowledged. the US is so far behind on the whole movement. the time will come.”
Halsey lastly gave a shoutout to Billie Eilish, who is up for six awards. She says, “Ps super happy to see @billieeilish crushing it. I wish I had someone like her to look up to when I was growing up. she’s unstoppable.”