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Lil Nas X Calls Out BET Awards For “Zero Nominations” Again in Since-Deleted Tweets

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Montero in September 2021, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200 albums, and two of its singles — “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby” — topped the Billboard Hot 100.

The album was also nominated for album of the year at the Grammy Awards.In now-deleted tweets following the nomination announcement, Lil Nas X expressed his frustration at the awards, according to The Los Angeles Times.Never one to not speak his mind, Lil Nas X tweeted; “thank you bet awards.

an outstanding zero nominations again. black excellence!” When another Twitter user accused the singer of using being gay as an excuse for criticizing BET and asked what he had released, Lil Nas X was quick to point to his successful album and singles.“idk maybe 3 of the biggest songs of last year & a critically acclaimed album… i feel like that should’ve helped me a bit,” he wrote.Another Twitter user pushed back on Lil Nas X’s tweet saying that he wasn’t nominated because he wasn’t eligible for the awards as a “pop artist,” an assertion the singer quickly shut down.“no offense but u are literally of caucasian persuasion and trying to school me on an award show i’ve watched my entire childhood + it’s not the hip hop awards + they have a pop category,” he responded.The singer went on to share why he was so frustrated by the snub — and the BET Awards’s seeming lack of acceptance. “not even that, doesn’t even have to be me nominated,” he wrote.

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