Def Jam/Boys Don’t CryFrank Ocean‘s Blonde and Endless albums aren’t eligible contenders in the Grammy race, says Billboard.
Even though both CDs were released before the September 30 submission deadline to be considered for the 2017 Grammys, Ocean’s team didn’t submit the albums for consideration.
Ocean’s team “was aware of the deadlines and made the decision,” Billboard reports, though there’s no reason given for the decision.
Blonde, also spelled Blond, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 in September.
Endless, while only available as a streaming studio project, would have also been eligible for a Grammy award nomination, thanks to recent Grammy rule changes this year by the Recording Academy.
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