Spoilers Prevented A Star Is Born’s Soundtrack From 2019 Grammys Eligibility

While you all have been out right here worrying which A Star Is Born monitor will clinch the Oscar for Best Original Song, we’ve forgotten concerning the different ceremony that additionally palms out some brass to worthy tunage: The Grammys. And we hate you break it to you, however subsequent yr’s Grammys shall be devoid of the sonic delights of Ally and Jackson Maine’s beard, besides in a single capability. As confirmed by THR, the movie’s soundtrack shall be ineligible for consideration on the 2019 awards, because of the album not being launched earlier than the October 1 deadline. This was a strategic alternative made by producers to maintain spoilers at a minimal, regardless that A Star Is Born had three earlier movie iterations. “We didn’t need to launch the soundtrack earlier than the film as a result of the soundtrack actually is the story of the movie,” producer Lynette Howell defined. “There are a number of tracks in there which might be soundbites from the movie and so it was actually necessary that folks expertise them concurrently and it was necessary to Bradley that audiences bought an opportunity to expertise the film first or not less than alongside.”

However, there’s one nugget of fine information. “Shallow,” which was launched as a single just a few days earlier than the deadline, can (and can) compete in a 2019 Grammys class. As Ally herself may say in appreciation: “HAAA AH AH AH AH, AAAH AAAH, AH AH AH AH HAAA.”