Bruno Mars withdraws Silk Sonic album from 2023 Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars announces Silk Sonic’s withdrawal from nomination consideration for the 2023 Grammy Awards: “Silk Sonic would like to bow out.”

In a surprise statement, Bruno Mars, a member of the duo Silk Sonic formed with Anderson .Paak, reveals that they will be withdrawing their acclaimed 2021 album, An Evening With Silk Sonic from nomination consideration for the 2023 Grammy Awards.

Having already scored four Grammys for the album’s lead single, Leave the Door Open earlier this year, the R&B singer tells Rolling Stone that the duo would be “crazy to ask for anything more.”

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Bruno Mars continues, “we put our all on this record, but Silk Sonic would like to gracefully, humbly and most importantly, sexually, bow out of submitting our album this year.”

He concludes: “We hope we can celebrate with everyone on a great year of music and partake in the party. Thank you for letting Silk Sonic thrive.”