Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside (The Songs)’ ineligible for comedy Grammy

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The album was released to accompany the comedian’s Netflix special ‘Inside’

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The accompanying album for Bo Burnham’s Netflix comedy special inside It was deemed ineligible for the Best Comedy Album award at next year’s Grammys.

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The comedian, musician, actor and director surprised fans by releasing in May inside, his first comedy special in five years. A month later, he shared ‘Inside (The Songs)’, an LP featuring songs from the special.

According to BoardThe Recording Academy has decided that “Inside (The Songs)” does not meet the criteria to compete in the Best Comedy Album category at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.


The album has not been shelved as it will compete for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. soundtrack for jojo rabbit Won in the same category last year.

Burnham’s label Republic reportedly won “Inside (The Songs)” for Album of the Year and Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media for “All Eyez On”. Me’ was also presented. inside, Special, was also submitted for Best Music Film.

When it was released, “Inside (The Songs)” debuted at number one on the US comedy charts and peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200; The track ‘All Eyez on Me’ became the first comedy song to appear on Billboard’s global charts.

Phoebe Bridgers’ cover of “That Funny Feeling,” which was released digitally earlier this month, landed on the US Rock and Alternative Digital Song Sales and Alternative Digital Song sales charts.

The Bridgers first made their cover debut during the first night of their US tour. This came after Burnham and Bridgers performed another song, ‘Inside (The Songs)’, ‘That Funny Feeling’ together in Los Angeles a month earlier.

Phoebe Bridgers and Bo Burnham. credit: Getty Images


NS inside The special has seen Burnham become the first person to win three solo Primetime Emmy Awards in one year for Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special.

Elsewhere, KC Musgraves’ latest album, ‘Star-Crossed’, has been deemed ineligible for consideration in the Best Country Album category at next year’s Grammys.

Members of the Recording Academy convened last week for its annual Screening Committee meeting, where recordings are reviewed to ensure they are placed in the appropriate award categories.

It was during this meeting that members of the Country Committee rejected ‘Star-Crossed’ as a contender for the 2022 Best Country Album, instead qualifying the record for the Best Pop Album and all-inclusive Best Album categories. .

Musgraves has since responded to the insult on Twitter, where he posted a photo of himself as a kid in a pink cowboy hat. “You can take the girl out of the country (Shelly) but you can’t take the country out of the girl,” Musgraves wrote in the caption accompanying the photo.

As Board Reportedly, Musgraves continued his response in a series of updates to his Instagram Story, posting photos of himself alongside Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Ronnie Milsap, George Strait, Reba McEntire and several other country legends .

She ended the stream of photos with an image of her performing with an acoustic guitar and two middle fingers in the air.

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