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Calvin Harris reveals failed “experiment” to win a Grammy

He lost out to Greg Kurstin this year

Calvin Harris has detailed the tactic he unsuccessfully implemented in order to win a Grammy.

Harris – who released ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1’ last June – was nominated for Producer of the Year at the 2018 Grammys but lost out to Foo Fighters and Liam Gallagher producer Greg Kurstin. He had previously won a Grammy in 2013 for Best Short Form Music Video for Rihanna collaboration ‘We Found Love’.

After his loss to Kurstin at the weekend, Harris took to Twitter to tweeted: “Last year I grew a big ol beard in order to be taken seriously by the Grammys as a producer. It worked to an extent – my Producer of the Year nomination came through and I was happy the beard was performing as well as I had hoped.”

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“But unfortunately this weekend I learned that even a new beard has its limitations,” he added. “On Sunday I lost out to the incredible Greg Kurstin. A big ol beard can only take you so far. An important lesson learned that i am happy to pass forward to all of you good people.”

Harris has now said that his experiment has ended, saying: “Now my beard is gone, the experiment completed and I can move forward with 2018! God bless and thank you for your support”.

See Harris’ tweets below.

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Last year, Liam Gallagher called Calvin Harris “boring” and said that DJs are “the new accountants”.

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In response to a suggestion that DJs have become the “new rock stars”, Liam replied: “Did they? Not in my world, they haven’t. What, Calvin fuckin’ Harris? The most boring fucking person? Fuck off, mate… I’ll tell you what they’ve become: the new accountants!”

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