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Canadian pop star The Weeknd, who had 2020’s biggest-selling album, didn’t receive a single nomination, and vowed to boycott the ceremony in the future. In doing so, he joined a roll-call of prominent artists – including Kanye West, Jay-Z, Frank Ocean and Kendrick Lamar – who have criticised the ceremony’s poor track record in rewarding black musicians.