Drake will not be performing at the 2016 Grammy Awards, the “Views from the 6” rapper wrote on his Twitter account late Sunday. Drake’s fans rejoiced after a spot promoting the upcoming Grammys during the Super Bowl 50 Sunday mentioned the Canadian rapper among several artists to look forward to at the event next week.
The Grammy Awards commercial that aired during Super Bowl 50 showed Drake's name, among several confirmed performers for the event.
I am not performing at the Grammy Awards...but hey it's the thought that counts.
— Drizzy (@Drake) February 8, 2016
The 29-year-old has been nominated for four Grammy awards, including one for “Back to Back,” which the rapper released to diss his rival Meek Mill. Nicki Minaj’s boyfriend Mill and Drake have been feuding since last July, with both rappers dropping diss tracks for each other.
Stars who have been confirmed to perform at the Grammy Awards include Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Diplo, Skrillex, Chris Stapleton, Bonnie Raitt, Gary Clark Jr., Pitbull, Robin Thicke, and Travis Barker and the Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry). The Grammys previously revealed that Adele, James Bay, Andra Day, Ellie Goulding, the Broadway cast of Hamilton, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly, Lady Gaga (performing a David Bowie tribute), Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood and The Weeknd will also be performing.
You can watch the Grammy Awards' commercial here.