Calvin Harris did everything he could to impress the Recording Academy in a bid to win the Producer of the Year - Non-Classical award at Sunday night's (Jan. 28) 2018 Grammy Awards. He produced DJ Khaled's "Don't Quit" and his own Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 album, plus he grew a big, kick-ass beard to make himself seem more serious.
And yet, he lamented in an extended Twitter rant on Tuesday night (Jan. 30), it didn't work. "Last year I grew a big ol beard in order to be taken seriously by the Grammys as a producer," he wrote. "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..."