Morgan Wallen Can’t Participate In the “Billboard Music Awards”

Morgan Wallen’s punishment for his controversy continues.

Morgan Wallen’s punishment for his controversy continues.  This time it’s the “Billboard Music Awards” . . .

If you don’t know the story behind the controversy, read it here

Yesterday, the Billboard Music Awards announced their nominees, and Morgan is a finalist in five categories, BUT Wallen won’t be allowed to participate in the ceremony. 

Dick Clark Productions, which produces the Billboard Music Awards, released a statement to explain why (Full Comment Here)

  “Morgan Wallen is a finalist this year based on charting.  As his recent conduct does not align with our core values, we will not be including him on the show in any capacity [performing, presenting, accepting.]

“It is heartening and encouraging to hear that he is taking steps in his anti-racist journey and starting to do some meaningful work.  We plan to evaluate his progress and will consider his participation in future shows.”

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