Could AI Drake and Weeknd’s Song Actually Win a Grammy?

Remember that AI generated song that mimicked Drake and The Weeknd? Well, now the person behind it wants a Grammy.

Representatives from Ghostwriter – the unknown act behind the track “Heart on My Sleeve” – ​​told dem New York Times They had submitted the song for Best Rap Song and Song of the Year at the next year’s Grammy Awards. This was announced by the Recording Academy of the newspaper was Eligible for an award because it was created by a human.


This Drake and The Weeknd fake song is AI generated and terrifically good

Forgive me for being a cynic, but this whole saga seems like a wonderful way to advertise, especially considering Ghostwriter just happened to be a part of it Discard another AI track, this time impersonating Travis Scott. The AI ​​Drake song “Heart on My Sleeve” sure was a nice party trick, but that seems unlikely Really eligible for an award. It absolutely sounded like it could be a Weeknd and Drake track, but that doesn’t mean it was anywhere near the best song of the year.

However, she managed to stir up controversy. The track was removed from Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music and Tidal following outrage over the use of AI to mimic real artists.

“The training of generative AI using our artists’ music (which is both a violation of our agreements and a breach of copyright) and the availability of infringing content created with generative AI on DSPs raises the question of which Page “History that everyone involved in the music ecosystem wants to stand on: on the side of artists, fans and human creative expression, or on the side of deep fakes, fraud and artists’ denial of their fair compensation,” said an UMG spokesman at the time to Billboard.

Sure, there’s a big chance the AI-generated song could win a Grammy — but of course, if it did, it would make a lot of people very unhappy.

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Chrissy Callahan

Chrissy Callahan is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Chrissy Callahan joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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