Aaron Carter excluded from Grammys’ ‘In Memoriam’ phase, followers react: ‘That was chilly’

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer and producer Aaron Carter arrives at the

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 12: Singer and producer Aaron Carter arrives on the “Kings of Hustler” male revue at Larry Flynt’s Hustler Membership on February 12, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Photographs)


Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony supplied one of the vital touching “In Memoriam” segments within the occasion’s historical past. Quavo honored his shut pal, bandmate and nephew, Takeoff. The Migos rapper gave his first efficiency of “With out You,” the emotional music Quavo wrote after Takeoff was shot and killed on Nov. 1. Kacey Musgraves paid homage to Loretta Lynn by performing “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” whereas Sheryl Crow, Mick Fleetwood and Bonnie Raitt honored Christine McVie with a rendition of “Songbird.”

Alongside the best way, pictures of late artists like Coolio, David Crosby and Jeff Beck additionally scrolled by.

Nonetheless, there was one multiplatinum artist who was noticeably lacking: Aaron Carter, who died on Nov. 5 at age 34. And followers weren’t happy.

The Recording Academy did acknowledge Carter on a for much longer record on its web site that honors members of the music neighborhood who died within the final yr.

Aaron discovered success as a solo artist on the heels of his older brother Nick Carter‘s fame with the Backstreet Boys. His greatest and best-selling album, Aaron’s Social gathering (Come Get It), launched in 2000. It offered greater than 3 million copies. In 2018, he dropped the album Love, his first in additional than 15 years.

Aaron was discovered useless at his residence within the Los Angeles space. A cause of death has not yet been decided because the coroner awaits extra exams. He struggled with dependancy in recent times.

Nick has but to publicly handle his brother’s exclusion. Aaron’s on-again, off-again fiancée, Melanie Martin seemingly reacted, although. Though she did not handle the Grammys straight, Martin posted a tribute of her personal on her Instagram story on Sunday evening shortly after the phase aired. She and Carter share one younger son.

Aaron Carter's fiancée, Melanie Martin, shows tribute wall to the singer. (Photo: Instagram via Melanie Martin.)

Aaron Carter’s fiancée, Melanie Martin, exhibits tribute wall to the singer. (Picture: Instagram by way of Melanie Martin.)

Some on social media have been upset believing that Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died in March 2022, wasn’t honored — however he was celebrated throughout final yr’s telecast.

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