Mac Miller’s family reveals they would want Cardi B to win the Grammy if he does not win

Miller's album was nominated for a Grammy posthumously

by Asfa Shakeel

Mac Miller’s family wants Cardi B to win the Grammy if he does not win it himself. Miller was posthumously nominated for the award.

Mac Miller's family

(Image source: Instagram/ Mac Miller)

It was revealed that Miller was up for a Grammy for Best Rap Album back in December. The rapper passed away of a drug overdose himself in September of last year at the age of 26, and was posthumously nominated.

Mac Miller's family

(Image source: Instagram/ Mac Miller)

His album Swimming was released a month before he passed away. Swimming is the fifth album from the rapper. It received glowing reviews from critics. His family has now revealed that they hope he wins, but that Cardi B takes the award if not him.

Mac Miller's family

(Image source: Instagram/Mac Miller)

A source told US Weekly, “Malcolm’s family was so moved when his nomination was announced. They are really hopeful that the Recording Academy will honor what they believe to be the most important and impactful rap album of the year.”

Mac Miller's family

(Image source: Instagram/Mac Miller)

The source added that Mac’s parents Karen Meyers and Mark McCormick have a second artist that they are supporting, saying, “It will be a bittersweet moment for them if Malcolm wins. And if he doesn’t, they’re rooting for Cardi B.”

Mac Miller's family

(Image source: Instagram/ Karen Meyers)

Mac Miller's family

Cardi B performs at Echostage in Washington, D.C. (Source: Getty Images)

Cardi is nominated for her first album, Invasion of Privacy, which was acclaimed by critics after its release and named the best album of 2018.

Mac Miller's family

Cardi B attends the Brooklyn Benefit Concert on October 17, 2017, in New York. (ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

A source told US at the time of Mac’s 27th birthday on January 19, “Malcolm’s family wishes that he could be at home celebrating his birthday with them and being the center of attention like he always was, but they know he is still there in spirit with his big ol’ smile.”

Mac Miller's family

(Image source: Instagram/Karen Meyers)

Mac’s family will attend the 61st Grammy Awards on February 10.



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