In response to Abel’s statement, the Recording Academy’s interim chief executive Harvey Mason Jr. told the Times: “We’re all disappointed when anyone is upset. But I will say that we are constantly evolving.
“And this year, as in past years, we are going to take a hard look at how to improve our awards process, including the nomination review committees.”
Earlier this week, the singer’s hit Blinding Lights became the first song to spend an entire year in the Top 10 of the US Hot 100 singles chart.
The Grammys will take place this Sunday 15 March, with the likes of BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish set to perform.