Scooter Braun Opens Up On PSY's Grammy Awards 2013 Snub: "They Missed The Boat"

8 February 2013, 16:21

The man behind the likes of Justin Bieber reveals he was disappointed 'Gangnam Style' wasn't shortlisted

PSY's Grammy Awards 2013 snub was a huge disappointment for manager Scooter Braun who told MTV that he felt those responsible for voting had "missed the boat".

The man in charge of such acts as Justin Bieber and The Wanted told the publication that it was "the ultimate song" and deserved a nod at this year's event.

"This is the ultimate song showing that music is the universal language," he declared of the song 'Gangnam Style' - which has over one billion views on YouTube.

He added: "People around the world didn't miss the boat," as he referenced the surprising snub.

Associate Director of Charts/Retail at Billboard magazine Keith Caulfield also revealed that it was all down to how the voters perceived the track.

"This is not my personal opinion, but when you look at his pedigree in America, he's walking and talking at this point like a one-hit wonder," he said. "When it was presented to the voters the question was, 'Do you choose to vote for what is perceived as a one-hit wonder or do you choose something that seems like a more worthy selection?'" 

Scooter has also previously expressed his disappointment that Justin Bieber failed to get a nod at the Grammy's insisting "the kid deserved it".

The Grammy Awards 2013 will take place live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on 10th February.

Jesy Nelson and Chris Clark Instagram

“I Always Felt Second Best” Chris Clark Opens Up About His Split From Jesy Nelson

Snapchat Accounts Ariana Kim K Rita Ora

80+ Of The Biggest Celebrities You Really NEED To Add On Snapchat Today

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Despacito (Remix) artwork
  2. 2
    One Last Time artwork
  3. 3
    Strip That Down artwork
  4. 4
    Your Song artwork
  5. 5
    Mama artwork
  6. 6
  7. 7
    I'm The One artwork
  8. 8
    Attention artwork
  9. 9
    Power artwork
  10. 10
  11. 11
  12. 12
    On My Mind artwork
  13. 13
    Symphony artwork
  14. 14
  15. 15
    Galway Girl artwork
  16. 16
  17. 17
    Swalla artwork
  18. 18
    No Promises artwork
  19. 19
    Slow Hands artwork
  20. 20
    No More Sad Songs artwork
  21. 21
  22. 22
    That's What I Like artwork
  23. 23
    Solo Dance artwork
  24. 24
    Bon Appetit artwork
  25. 25
    The Cure artwork
  26. 26
  27. 27
    It Ain't Me artwork
  28. 28
    Issues artwork
  29. 29
  30. 30
  31. 31
    Unforgettable artwork
  32. 32
    Ciao Adios artwork
  33. 33
    Chained To The Rhythm artwork
  34. 34
  35. 35
  36. 36
    Pretty Girl (Cheat Codes x Cade Remix) artwork
  37. 37
    Perfect artwork
  38. 38
  39. 39
    Did You See artwork
  40. 40
    Green Light artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site