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Grammys 2016: Should Meghan Trainor have won Best New Artist? Ask Tori Kelly’s Wikipedia page.

Meghan Trainor accepts the 2016 Grammy for Best New Artist.
Meghan Trainor accepts the 2016 Grammy for Best New Artist.
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With any awards show comes a degree of controversy, and the 2016 Grammys were no exception. And one enterprising Tori Kelly fan used a unique technique to share their opinion of the night's winners.

Kelly was up for Best New Artist, along with Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Sam Hunt, and Meghan Trainor. To some people, it seemed strange that Trainor was nominated in the category, given that she was well-known enough to be nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year in 2015. So it's no surprise that a few of those people were upset that she won.

Shortly after a tearful Trainor accepted her award onstage, Twitter user @torislexa tweeted a photo purporting to be a screenshot of Kelly's Wikipedia page, to which someone had added some ... er, choice words in the "Awards and nominations" section.

That commentary doesn't currently appear on Kelly's page — but even if it was just a clever Photoshop job, it amusingly highlights the Grammys' ridiculously convoluted voting process, which can lead to wins that contribute to the awards' reputation for being "out of touch" with the music industry.

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