Justin Bieber Was NOT Invited by Grammys, Usher Unaware!

Justin Bieber and Usher at the Billboard Music Awards 2012

Justin Bieber and Usher at the Billboard Music Awards 2012

Usher says he thought it was “crazy” that Justin Bieber was not invited to Grammy Awards ceremony. In fact, he did not know about the slight.

Usher tells Zap2It:

“For whatever reason that he wasn’t, I think that would be crazy to not be invited. If he was not invited, he wouldn’t be the first.”

Plus, he adds that maybe he was invited and had “other priorities at the same time.” Although this seems unlikely since Justin attempted to counter-program the Grammys with a livestream for the beliebers.

Usher admits he doesn’t know:

“I don’t know you could assume that was strategic, to make a statement. I don’t know.”

Usher himself did not attend this year’s awards due to a function at his son’s school, but he did take the stage perform the night before at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party.

55 Comments
    • Juju, my Boo u deserve that Grammy! You can tell by:
      1. Performing & Hosting SNL!
      2. Believe Acoustic Album!
      3. Believe Album!
      4. Trying to perform on Livestream & Ustream but anyway said Sorry on telly by singing his Beliebers a song, “You Want Me”!
      5. Always Believing in what he thought he couldn’t do but succeeded anyway bcuz he wanted that dream that came true!
      6. Always giving back on caring for other people!
      OK now u got it now give him the Grammy if u dont ima come to ur house and smack u around to Uranus or Jupiter Saturn maybe & back in front of everyone until u give him that Grammy! Then once u come back u see ur half dead then u give Justin his Grammy!

    • SERIOUSLY JUSTIN CAN SING AND HE’S VERY TALENTED. JUSTIN IS THE SHIT. HE OF COURSE IS SUCH AMAZING IDOL AND WELL THE GRAMMY WELL ARE RETARDED NOT TO HAVE JUSTIN AT THE GRAMMYS. I SO LOVE JUSTIN. HATERS HAVE NO LIVES OF THERE OWN.

  1. I don’t get it why didn’t he get nominated? i mean no offense but even Carly got nominated then why wasnt justin? Maybe it’s because they think he’s too young. Or speaking optimistically, maybe they didn’t want him to get so full of himself so they kinda on’t want to give him such a prestigious award.

    • WOW, THATS JUST CRAZY THAT USHER WAS AWARE THAT JUSTIN WASN’T INVITED TO THE GRAMMYS. I JUST HOPE USHER CAN CONVINCE THEM TO INVITE JUSTIN TO THE GRAMMY. SINCE JUSTIN WORKS SO HARD AND DESERVES A GRAMMY, HIS MUSIC IS VERY INSPIRING AND HIS FANS LOVE AND ADORE HIM SO MUCH. I OF COURSE SO LOVE JUSTIN.

    • THAT COULD BE ALSO TRUE. I’M SURE JUSTIN WASN’T NOMINATED EITHER. USHER MUST BE AMAZING MENTOR TO JUSTIN, AND A AMAZING BIG BROTHER TO JUSTIN. SINCE JUSTIN NEEDS A OLDER BROTHER TO LOOK UP TO. BESIDES SCOOTER HE HAS AS A MANGAER. BUT HE ALSO HAS ALFREDO WHO IS ALSO FRIENDS WITH SELENA. HER AND ALFREDO ARE VERY CLOSE FRIENDS,

  2. that,s not fare they r sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo rude i hate them
    yes u r right that grammy is loosing its popularity n also power
    i really hate them
    i hate everything to which justin don,t like i hate it
    really but i love u juju i love uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

  3. At least one of the Judges nominating for pop did not like Justin. Also, they did have 10 million less viewers than previous year although they blame it on Whitney Houston tribute in 2013. Could it really have been a backlash for snubbing Bieber and One Direction? I think so!

  4. 2013 was the worst Grammys ever without my boy @Justinbieber next years Grammys will be better with Justin bieber on there I #Believe he will be on there

  5. The Grammys are like the Academy Awards, they don’t always choose the right one that should win-this is subjective however. By the way, they have a fanbase award like the People’s choice and neither Justin nor Scooter has mentioned it. The Wanted are leading both Bieber and One Direction-smell something wrong? You could google the page

  6. welll he was most deff snubbed by the grammies.

    biebs is an amazing artist and an amazing performer..

    idfk how those ppl ddnt invite him.. if i was them, biebs wud’ve been on the top pf the invite list.. lmao

    he truly deserved it.. but hey…!

    #NextYear <3
    -@iitz_ALYSSA <– follow me

  7. Usher’s the only one that’s said something that made sense so far. He’s right, it is crazy. This year’s Grammy’s views dropped, there’s a reason for it. I believe that it has something to do with One Direction and Justin not being nominated. Of course they’ll try to say it was because of the Whitney Houston tribute. But I think it’s more of a protest. They really need to get people who are focused on the music and are neutral towards artists, because the reason he didn’t get nominated was that at least one of the people at the Recording Academy or whatever the hell it’s called didn’t like him. That shouldn’t have anything to do with the nominating. But screw it. There’s still quite a bit of time that Justin has.

  8. Too bad his Livestream screwed up otherwise he could have had a million viewers and showed up the grammy heads as a bunch of elitist snubs who look down on artists like him. They would have done the same to Frankie Avalon, Fabien, Lief Garrett, Donnie Osmond, the gorgeous Annette Funicello of the old Mikey Mouse Club and others who were top idols in the old days.

    • I LOVE JUSTIN AND USHER. IM GUESSING USHER HAS ALWAYS BEEN THERE FOR JUSTIN. SINCE USHER IS JUSTIN’S MENTOR AND SORTA OF LIKE A OLDER BROTHER TO JUSTIN. I JUST HOPE USHER CAN KEEP JUSTIN IN THE RIGHT PATH AND DOESN’T DO ANYTHING STUPID. I HOPE USHER TALKS TO JUSTIN ABOUT HIS LOVE LIFE AND STAYING GROUNDED AND HUMBLE. I HOPE AND GUESSING USHER WILL ALWAYS TO BE THERE FOR JUSTIN. THAT HE KEEPS HIM GROUNDED.

  9. Justin Bieber….. youngest person with 5 #1 albums…….. was not invited to grammys? okay i just lost all my respect for GrammyAwards

  10. you know what i have Enough with the grammy drama justin is so amazing with a grammy or not for me he is he is the king kong with a grammy or not i know that justin is amazing and that all

    justin your perfct

  11. Not to be rude but Justin really isn’t an artist he sings and dances yes but hes not an artist he doesn’t have a creative output on his image his team comes up with all his ideas and his image and yes he writes his own songs but not all of them

  12. An artist is a professional performer and that is exactly was Justin is. If you go to his Believe concert you will see what a pro he is at the age of 18. He has been highly praised for his performance in this concert by many reviewers. Of course haters would never give him credit for anything. But who gives a crap what you haters think, you don’t pay his rent.

    • An Artist is a professional performer but thats not all a artist example: Lady gaga shes an artist writes her own songs like justin but unlike justin is very more hands on with her image

  13. He does not have a clone sing and dance for him on stage-he does a great job doing that as Lady Gaga does. An image is nothing without the performer to show it. The fact is Justin is a great performer as Gaga is. Why continue to find excuses to demean him? If you don’t like him go elsewhere as i would do. There is a long list of music people who think highly of him in spite of the fact he has jealous haters. As Simon Cal said: Don’t understimate him, he’s very smart-you could google that.

  14. I am not saying i think down on him i like him alot and gaga does not have a clone sing or dance for her on stage she sings and dances her heart out even when she injury like what happened in Montreal the thing i meant is that he does deserve a Grammy but he not now maybe down the line like for his next album

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