Louis C.K. Wins Best Comedy Album At 2022 Grammy Awards
Written by B87FM on April 3, 2022
Louis C.Okay., the disgraced comic recognized for being on the entrance of five sexual misconduct allegations in 2017, took residence a Grammy Award on Sunday night time for Best Comedy Album for his particular, Sincerely Louis C.Okay.
Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason, Jr. defended the group’s resolution to incorporate C.Okay. within the record of nominees, claiming that they will not consider folks’s felony historical past when contemplating their materials.
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“We gained’t prohibit the individuals who can submit their materials for consideration,” Mason informed The Wrap. “We gained’t look again at folks’s historical past, we gained’t have a look at their felony report, we gained’t have a look at something apart from the legality inside our guidelines of, is that this recording for this work eligible based mostly on date and different standards. Whether it is, they’ll submit for consideration.”
“What we are going to management is our levels, our exhibits, our occasions, our purple carpets,” he continued. “We’ll check out anybody who’s asking to be part of that, asking to be in attendance, and we’ll make our selections at that time. However we’re not going to be within the enterprise of limiting folks from submitting their work for our voters to resolve on.”
C.Okay. admitted wrongdoing on the time of the accusations and took a step again from comedy. 9 months later, he started acting at venues like the Comedy Cellar and in 2021, launched into a nationwide tour.