Fun. won Song of the Year at the Grammys for its hit single “We are Young” but did not thank or acknowledge Janelle Monáe, who was featured on the track.
Twitter users were appalled:
#Grammys Fun should have thanked Janelle Monae…..that wasn't cool!!!!!
— Rachel BurdetteComer (@babyblue4448867) February 11, 2013
Man fuck fun forreal for not shouting out Janelle
— Joanna Hernandez (@joannarh) February 11, 2013
I'm mad Fun didn't thank Janelle Monae.
— Michelle (@MickeyLuvzMuzik) February 11, 2013
— Alix Bryan (@alixbryan) February 11, 2013
I can't believe fun didn't pull up or thank janelle monae ! Rude
— meggyoncé (@meggles_BeyStan) February 11, 2013
Oh wow so the Fun thanked everybody except Janelle Monaé??
— BoomPow (@Veyola) February 11, 2013
FUN didnt thank Janelle
— CHERYL SINGLETON (@cesingle88) February 11, 2013
Well, this was predictable:
— AmerAKA's Next… (@myPEARLspective) February 11, 2013
Janelle Monae wasn't allowed to accept the award? What kinda racist bs…
— Ashley Nicole (@geeksandcleats) February 11, 2013
Still no love for Monáe:
Song Of The Year + Best New Artist! #grammys
— FUN. (@OurNameIsFun) February 11, 2013
No hard feelings?
Yay!! Congrats to @ournameisfun!
— Janelle Monáe, Cindi (@JanelleMonae) February 11, 2013