The lead singer of the British alternative-pop band Glass Animals — a nominee for greatest new artist — examined optimistic for the coronavirus, and all of its members have determined to not attend the awards present, the group mentioned in an Instagram submit on Sunday.
Dave Bayley was the one considered one of 4 band members to check optimistic, however all the group will keep again, the submit mentioned.
“I’m so overwhelmingly heartbroken,” Bayley wrote. “Not simply inside myself, however for everybody who has labored so insanely laborious with us over the previous couple of chaotic years, and for each considered one of you who supported and believed on this undertaking sufficient to get us right here by thick and skinny.”
The band’s track “Warmth Waves” is presently the No. 1 track within the nation, sitting atop Billboard’s singles chart for the previous 4 weeks.