Morgan Wallen despite being nominated for Album of the Year at the event, she was banned from attending this year’s CMA Music Awards.
Wallen caused controversy in February after a video surfaced of him using racial slander. She was which was later stopped by a number of radio stations, as well as; however his voice recording is Big Loud. Again, sales of his latest album, Dangerous, have increasedand Wallen saved first digit place On the Billboard 200 album chart ten weeks at record levels.
His return to the spotlight took place in May since then he has performed for the first time an indictment video appeared Kid RockBig Honky Tonk & Steakhouse has a bar in its hometown of Nashville. He then returned to country radio in June.
Among the results from the video, Wallen was banned from attending several awards ceremonies, including the country’s music academy. Now, ahead of this year’s awards in Nashville on Nov. 10, the event has confirmed that Wallen will not be allowed to attend.
In May, CMAs told Wallen that he would be allowed to be nominated for music written “not to limit opportunities for other accredited partners,” but would be banned in individual categories such as “Male Vocalist of the Year”. candidacy. The country singer was later nominated for Album of the Year at the 2021 CMA.
Speaking Los Angeles Times about the new decision, CMA CEO Sara Trahern explained: “This is the first time in the history of the CMA that, as far as I know, no one has been disqualified for their actions.
“It’s not right to honor him as a person this year, and he’s not going to be celebrated on the red carpet, on our stage, or in any way.”
Earlier this month, two months after Morgan Wallen promised to donate “about $ 500,000” (£ 366,000) to Black-led organizations, the embarrassed village star A total of $ 165,000 (£ 121,000) was reported., which is given to a single group.