Grammy Awards Night Marred by Best Rap Song Announcement Error

Published February 5, 2024

The Grammy Awards event, known for its glamour and celebration of musical achievements, experienced a significant mistake this year. This error involved the announcement of the Best Rap Song category winners, an award eagerly anticipated by artists and fans alike.

Premature Winner Announcement Causes Stir

In what's being referred to as the night's major blunder, Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice were incorrectly announced on social media as the recipients of the Best Rap Song award. However, this announcement was soon taken down and replaced with the name of the actual winner, Killer Mike for his song 'Scientists & Engineers'. Despite the swift correction, this mistake didn't go unnoticed by the public.

Social Media Reacts to the Error

After the incident, fans expressed their discontent on Twitter, causing the hashtag #Scammys to gain traction as they called out the Grammy Awards for the slip-up. Screenshots of the premature announcement circulated online, fueling discussion among users who questioned the integrity of the awarding process.

Mishandling Before the Major Event

This gaffe occurred during the pre-show segment, ahead of the main ceremony. The false announcement was posted on Twitter around 5 pm and promptly deleted. Nevertheless, vigilant netizens captured the error, allowing it to spread through social media channels.

Other nominees in the Best Rap Song category included 'Attention' by Doja Cat, 'Just Wanna Rock' by Lil Uzi Vert, and 'Rich Flex' by Drake & 21 Savage. Despite the drama, Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice have not commented publicly on the snafu.

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