The 2017 Grammys was certainly a star-studded event — but there were a few A-listers noticeably absent from the audience!

Performers like Justin Bieber and Drake had multiple nominations, but still ditched music's biggest night. And though fans were hoping that this red carpet would mark the first public appearance for new couple Selena Gomez and The Weeknd, the former Disney star was a no show.

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While some celebs were on tour in another country, others were simply chilling at home, watching the awards on TV like the rest of us!

Scroll through the gallery below to see which big names weren't at the Grammys — and why!