Cardi B's song WAP will not be winning a Grammy Award any time soon

Cardi B's song WAP will not be winning a Grammy Award any time soon

- Cardi B's international hit song, WAP featuring Megan Thee Stallion, will not be winning any Grammys at the next awards show in 2021

- The singer and her team did not submit the track for Grammy consideration, which had die-hard fans disappointed

- Cardi will reportedly be submitting it for the 2022 Grammys in order to coincide with the release of her next album

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Fans of Cardi B's hit-single WAP feat Megan Thee Stallion were disappointed to learn that the song would not be taking home any trophies at the 2021 Grammys. The track has been a global hit but has no chance of winning a Grammy because Cardi and her team did not submit it for consideration.

Some interpreted the news as a complete mistake and thought that Cardi B had accidentally missed the submission window and cost her work a nomination. That would have been a tragedy since the song broke a streaming record in its first week of being released and is undoubtedly one of the hits of the year.

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But, as with many moves in the music industry, it seems keeping it out of the Grammy-race was a strategy.

Variety.com reported that the rapper decided to instead submit WAP for consideration in the 2022 Grammy Awards season. The decision was supposedly meant to coincide with the release of a new album that Cardi will be dropping around the same time and build hype for that.

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Cardi B's song features Megan Thee Stallion. Images: Getty Images Source: Getty Images
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As disappointing as the news that WAP would be out of the spotlight was, Cardi B fans were only too excited to learn that her second album was on its way soon.

In other music industry-related news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Master KG's Jerusalema versions all hitting a cumulative 100 million streams on Spotify.

Spotify released a statistic that Master KG's various versions of Jerusalema have officially passed 100 million streams on their platform. The SA artist re-posted the announcement to his Twitter account and simply captioned the news with a prayer-hands emoji.

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Master KG has been steadily gaining milestones with his hit since its release and this is just the latest to add to his resume. Fans and followers tweeted their support, saying how well-deserved all KG's accolades were and how they hope the good news keeps on coming:

@MkhWayne: "You believed in a dream when no one did. Now your dream is number one in the whole world I mean how awesome is that. You are an inspiration to us musicians and music producers."
@MorareRufus: "This is what we call a job well done."

Mzansi was only too chuffed for the local artist garnering international fame and going from strength to strength.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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