October 18, 2016


Frank Ocean's Not Getting a Grammy

Frank Ocean/Boys Don't Cry
Frank Ocean/Boys Don't Cry

If you're a Frank Ocean fan, your face might be looking like the distraught cover of Blonde right now. Billboard confirmed that your fave won't be eligible for a Grammy award in next year's ceremony.

Both Ocean's Blonde, an indie release, and Endless, a Def Jam release, were not submitted for consideration in time. The deadline was Sept. 30. (You can hear our early Grammy predictions right here.)

There's no word on why the albums hadn't been submitted, but at least Frocean already has some Grammys! He won Best Urban Contemporary Album for Channel Orange and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "No Church in the Wild" with Kanye West and Jay Z in 2013.

Here's Ocean on winning a different award: a BRIT: