Janelle Monáe dedicates all her nominations at the Grammy Awards to all Transsexual brothers and sisters around the world.
Monáe together with Instagram, has co-hosted the Fem The Future Brunch in West Hollywood, California, and told to Variety’s reporter Marc Malkin that “My trans brother and sisters, they do it every day. And they are shunned from these sorts of events. So, this one is for them”!
Janelle Monáe, who came out as a pansexual back in 2018, has already received two nominations from the Recording Academy this year. So far, her nominations are: her to paean to labia for “Pynk” and her singularly innovative album Dirty Computer from the Album of the Year category.
Upon receiving the nominations, she expressed: “Being a young Black queer woman in America, there was something I had to say and there was a group of people that I wanted to celebrate, and I’m happy to be representing them,”.
“I hope they feel seen; I hope they feel heard; I hope they feel loved, and I hope they feel celebrated. This is for you!” she said to Variety, reiterating the importance of having LGBT+ and color people at the Grammies. Let’s root for Janelle Monáe at the Grammies. You can watch it this Sunday on CBS channel.