From a press release
ICY SEASON is officially here! On the heels of a global takeover of the EMAs and a stellar debut performance on SNL, multi-platinum star and BET Hip-Hop Awards “Hustler of The Year” Saweetie earned two Grammy® nominations for “Best New Artist “and” Best Rap Song. “
The CBS broadcast of the 64th annual Grammy® Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Monday, January 31, 2022.
Saweetie happily shares:
“I can’t speak! I wish I had the words to express how I feel right now. I’m just grateful! Recognizing all the hard work I and my team have put in feels AMAZING. Thank you Team Icy for sticking with me through hard and thin! What an exciting morning! IKDR !! “
Last week, Saweetie released a new single titled “Icy Chain” and killed off her debut show on SNL. People magazine said “Saweetie rocked the Saturday Night Live stage,” and Pop Sugar called his show “electric!”
“Icy Chain” has received widespread critical acclaim. Outside the gate, Vulture shouted, “The extremely twerkable track relies on Saweetie being in the fro-zone-raping most of the songs in less than two minutes,” and added, “Mariah Carey only more on-brand this time of year. “
Meanwhile, The FADER said, “In ‘Icy Chain,’ he confidently raps.” Watch the show on SNL HERE and listen to “Icy Chain” HERE She also recently contributed to “Get It Girl” on Insecure: Music From The HBO Original Series Season 5. Plus, she gave the fit titled “Attitude” by Bruised (Soundtrack From and Inspired By Netflix Film).
Saweetie has made an undeniable mark in pop culture. In addition to collaborating with McDonald’s, MAC, Crocs, and others, Saweetie won a 2021 “Best New Artist” EMA, MTV VMA for Art Direction “Best Friend,” 2021 BET Hip-Hop Award for “Hustler Of The Year ”and received nominations for the American Music Award and People’s Choice Award.
See what Saweetie does next. Pretty Bitch Music is coming soon!