Scott Hutchison, Pete Shelley, Vinnie Paul amongst names omitted from Grammys ‘In Memoriam’
XXXTentacion was additionally lower
Final evening’s 2019 GRAMMY Awards annual ‘In Memoriam’ phase has attracted criticism for failing to incorporate numerous names.
Paying tribute to these inside the music trade who’ve died over the course of the final yr, the ceremony honoured Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, Avicii, Roy Clark, Lynard Skynard guitarist Ed King and rapper Jimmy Wopo amongst others.
Nonetheless, one other of notable names have been neglected of the televised tribute together with Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison, Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott, Pegi Younger, Richard Swift, and Anticon co-founder Alias. Whereas the video memoriam through the ceremony didn’t embrace numerous the aforementioned names, they have been featured on The Grammys web site.
XXXTentacion was additionally neglected of the televised tribute, however Selection reviews that this was finished deliberately as a result of home violence costs and different controversies he confronted previous to his demise.
Final yr, Biffy Clyro, The Twilight Unhappy and others joined members of Frightened Rabbit for a particular tribute gig to Scott Hutchison. His brother Grant has since arrange the Scott Hutchison Basis in his reminiscence.