Kanye West will not be performing at the Grammys this year. A report in The Blast said the musician was informed on Friday that his act had been removed from the show, which is set to take place on April 3.
A representative for West, who changed his name to Ye last year, confirmed the information in The Blast article in an email to The Associated Press. She made no further comment.
West had yet to be confirmed as a person set to perform at the show, which announced artists including Billie Eilish, BTS, Lil’ Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo. your scrapbook donda is nominated for album of the year. Representatives for the Recording Academy did not respond to multiple requests for comment.
According to reports, the decision was made in response to his “concerning online behavior”.
Trevor Noah, who hosts the Grammy Awards, called Ye’s treatment of his ex-wife Kim Kardashian “increasingly belligerent” on The daily show Last week.
“What we see here is one of the most powerful women, one of the richest women in the world, unable to get her ex to stop texting her, stop chasing her, stop harass her,” Noah said.