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The 60th Annual Grammy Awards are in full swing, currently airing live from New York's Madison Square Garden.
While the night is still young, one upset from the star-studded affair is starting to really hurt. Just over a half-hour into the ceremony and SZA is already out of the running.
The TDE artist broke history as the most-nominated female artist this year with a solid five nominations, with JAY-Z leading the pack for the men with eight. Unfortunately, SZA officially will be walking away from the ceremony without a Gramophone to add to her trophy case.
As reported, Bruno Mars took home the prize for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song, The Weeknd won Best Urban Contemporary Album, Alessia Cara was awarded Best New Artist and Kendrick Lamar took home his fourth win of the night (so far) with his Rihanna-assisted "LOYALTY." in the category of Best Rap/Sung Performance, all of which SZA was nominated for.
While the competition was undeniably tough, many fans are starting to put two and two together (with some of the awards somewhat quietly announced prior to the ceremony) that SZA doesn't get to add being a Grammy winner to her ever-growing list of accolades this year.
However, considering her laundry list of recent successes, such as modeling for Rihanna's Fenty Beauty, performing on Saturday Night Live, making Barack Obama's 2017 playlist and joining her TDE family on a massive tour, getting snubbed at this year's Grammy Awards certainly isn't going to dim her shine or slow her glow-up by any means. But still, Recording Academy, this one stings.
Additionally, for another silver lining, the singer is also set to perform at the Grammys later this evening.
See how fans are reacting to SZA taking home zero Grammys despite making history as the most-nominated female artist, below.
Snub. Of. The. Night.— DJBooth (@DJBooth) January 29, 2018
Alessia Cara takes home Best New Artist over SZA, Khalid, and Lil Uzi Vert.
As great as Alessia's music is, her album came out in 2015. This one made no sense.
For y’all to be acting this upset over Sza’s snub like y’all don’t know the Grammys do by now. pic.twitter.com/aR6SmbXprD— New generation, new millenium (@Mrknowitalll_) January 29, 2018
You know I’m sick of The Grammys always hyping up these artist the year before just for them to snub or not nominate. They did it to, Gaga, Demi, Selena, Rihanna, SZA. They lose to white mediocre men such as Ed Sheeran? Lmao MESS pic.twitter.com/T1TiOCYoFs— danielle (@wolvesfenty) January 29, 2018
SZA SNUBBED AGAIN!!!! alessia cara has been a new artist for like 5 years oh I’m tired— its charli baby (@slutoIogy) January 29, 2018
SZA was snubbed worse than literally any other person in the history of fucking Grammys.— pressed. (@etoyiak) January 29, 2018
I am LIVID that SZA was snubbed on all her nominations that’s fucking crazy.— Ashley Outrageous (@aoutrageous) January 29, 2018
SZA ain’t win Best New Artist? pic.twitter.com/SyKIiy8Smr— Ira Madison III (@ira) January 29, 2018
sza was this year's top female nominee with five nominations. gotta say i'm sad to see her go home with no #grammys 😔— Genius (@Genius) January 29, 2018
sza had five nominations and didn't win a single grammy. she at LEAST deserved best new artist. this is a travesty and that's that on that— 🔪 (@bleuvaIentine) January 29, 2018
are we just gonna act like SZA hasn’t done the damn the this whole year? pic.twitter.com/ZeBkcItc7L— Thomas Halbert (@ThomasBeautyy) January 29, 2018