XXXTentacion was additionally minimize
Final night time’s 2019 GRAMMY Awards annual ‘In Memoriam’ section has attracted criticism for failing to incorporate quite a lot of names.
Paying tribute to these inside the music business who’ve died over the course of the final yr, the ceremony honoured Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, Avicii, Roy Clark, Lynard Skynard guitarist Ed King and rapper Jimmy Wopo amongst others.
Nevertheless, one other of notable names had been unnoticed of the televised tribute together with Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison, Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott, Pegi Younger, Richard Swift, and Anticon co-founder Alias. Whereas the video memoriam through the ceremony didn’t embrace quite a lot of the aforementioned names, they had been featured on The Grammys web site.
XXXTentacion was additionally unnoticed of the televised tribute, however Selection stories that this was completed deliberately as a result of home violence costs and different controversies he confronted previous to his demise.
Final yr, Biffy Clyro, The Twilight Unhappy and others joined members of Frightened Rabbit for a particular tribute gig to Scott Hutchison. His brother Grant has since arrange the Scott Hutchison Basis in his reminiscence.
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