Lorde Apparently Wasn't Offered Solo Grammys Performance

Emmett Rice
January 29, 2018

She was offered a part in the awards show singing a tribute to the late Tom Petty, "American Girl".

It's interesting because sources say the other 4 nominees, all men, got offers to perform their own tracks solo, and while Jay-Z declined, the other 3 nominees, Bruno Mars, Childish Gambino and Kendrick Lamar are all slated to perform.

Lorde is a Grammys veteran, winning two of the awards in 2014 after the release of her debut album.

Lorde won't perform at the Grammys because she wasn't offered a solo slot, according to reports in the USA.

If you had your heart set on seeing Lorde do a Grammy performance, there's a classic one nestled below for your convenience.

Share 'em with us in the comments (below)! The fact that she won't be performing feels like a glaring error, and a missed opportunity to celebrate one of the year's most successful records.

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"Of the 899 people to be nominated for Grammy awards in the past six years, only nine per cent were women".

She's the only Album of the Year nominee to be left out, and the only woman on the list.

Earlier this week, Lorde's mother posted a New York Times article up on Twitter about the lack of diversity in the show.

Lorde's mom, Sonja Yelich, hinted that sexism played a role in why the other nominees got solo-performance offers.

The 21-year-old did however sing elsewhere this weekend at the pre-Grammys annual event where she sang with the likes of Harry Styles and Miley Cyrus in honour of the 60s band Fleetwood Mac.

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