Musicians react to their Grammy nominations

2016-12-07 16:01
 

Los Angeles – The nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards were announced by The Recording Academy on Tuesday.

This is how some musos reacted to the news of being nominated:

"Glory be to God. I'm nominated for 7 #grammys. Thank you to everyone who worked on Coloring Book, I love you," Chance the Rapper wrote on Twitter.

"what an absolute blessing to be recognized for dangerous woman this way AND to be nominated alongside so many artists (and friends) i love and albums i am such a fan of," Ariana Grande, nominated for best pop vocal album and pop solo performance, posted on Instagram.

"Can't believe that we're nominated for 3 Grammy Awards including "Record Of The Year," ''Song Of The Year" & "Best Pop/Duo Performance." What an incredible year it has been ladies and gentlemen! #GRAMMYs," Danish group Lukas Graham posted on Facebook and Twitter.

"SO EXCITING!! Can't believe it?! So honored to be nominated with such a talented group of artists!" Kelly Clarkson, nominated for best pop solo performance, wrote on Twitter.

"I still can't believe I've been NOMINATED FOR A GRAMMY.... you guys have no idea how unbelievably grateful and happy I am," first-time nominee Demi Lovato tweeted.

"BLINK-182 NOMINATED FOR BEST ROCK ALBUM THIS IS THE BEST MORNING EVER!!" band vocalist Mark Hoppus wrote on Twitter.

"So thrilled 'Encore' has been recognized by the Recording Academy. What a joy this album was to make." — Barbra Streisand, nominated for best traditional pop vocal album, wrote in a statement.

"I'm grateful to God every day for the opportunity to play jazz and bring joy to people with this music. It's humbling to be nominated again for Best Improvised Solo," 13-year-old Joey Alexander said in a statement. "I'm thankful to be recognized by the Grammys, and for the great musicianship of Larry Grenadier and Ulysses Owens Jr., who played with me on the tune."

"just learned about our #grammy nomination. thanks to all involved. what a blast," Ron Howard tweeted after learning that he is nominated for best music film for directing The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years.

"When I heard the song, I knew it was pretty special," Kenny Chesney said of Setting the World on Fire, his duet with Pink that's nominated for best country duo/group performance. "But when we got P!NK on there, it was something else. She captures all the emotion, all the joy of being alive, being free and in the moment — and brought everything inside the song to life. I couldn't be happier this morning, knowing the people who vote for the GRAMMYs heard in that song all the things that I do."

"Thanks to @RecordingAcademy for the Best Rock Album nomination. We're all very excited," Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo tweeted.

"HARD WORK PAYS OFF MAN!" Desiigner posted on Instagram after earning a nod for best rap performance with Panda.

OHH SHIT OHHH SHIT!! ???? #GRAMMYNOMINATED #BLESSED #HUMBLED #YOUDiiG #GRAMMYS HARD WORK PAYS OFF MAN!

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"The Miles Davis family is extremely honored to be recognized with a Grammy nomination for the Miles Ahead soundtrack. We extend love to everyone involved in the project who believed in our vision. We also want to congratulate all of the Grammy nominees," Cheryl Davis, Erin Davis & Vince Wilburn Jr. said in a statement.

"I've been lucky enough to have a career doing what I love for over a decade and moments like this make me feel like I'm in a dream. Thank you to the Recording Academy for recognizing Death Of A Bachelor," said Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco, nominated for best rock album.

"shout to the #grammys for taking a swim with me on my nomination much love to all the voters.." #lakebytheocean," tweeted Maxwell, nominated for best R&B song.

"We did #Malibu on a Mac mini with an old dented mic off struggle tree and frontu leaf. We knew things would get better but damn!" said Anderson Paak, nominated for best new artist and urban contemporary album.

"AHH A GRAMMY NOM!! BEST. NEWS. EVER!!!" Kevin Olusola of the a cappella group Pentatonix posted on Twitter, referring to their nod for best country duo/group performance for Jolene with Dolly Parton.

"Oh my god. MOM IM GOING TO THE GRAMMYS," best new artist nominee Kelsea Ballerini tweeted.

"We are incredibly grateful to be nominated for 2 Grammy awards," the Avett Brothers, up for best Americana album and American roots performance, said on social media. "Congratulations to our fellow nominees — we are honored to be in such good company!"

"Exchange is nominated for a grammy. to all the folks in louisville, remember it's Possible here. big thanks to the Academy!" best R&B song nominee Bryson Tiller posted on Twitter.

"We were in line at dunkin donuts and high fived everyone in the store," The Chainsmokers, who earned three nominations, posted on Twitter. "So honored and grateful! Thank you Grammys for these nominations this is the best news ever! Honestly can't believe it :)"

"WE DID THIS!!! @TheChainsmokers congrats on all the other noms too," wrote Daya, who is nominated for best dance recording for Don't Let Me Down with the Chainsmokers.

"Four Grammy nominations?! I'M SHOOK," best new artist nominee Maren Morris wrote on Twitter.

"so much to be proud of today! thank you guys for the nominations for Closer and Purpose + huge congrats to @TheChainsmokers @justinbieber," tweeted Halsey, who earned two nominations for her guest appearances on songs with Justin Bieber and the Chainsmokers.

"It's 2am and I'm just coming down from a crazy great show overseas," Keith Urban, nominated for three country Grammys, said in a statement. "I'm totally blown away with these nominations. Making RIPCORD was really a collaborative labor of love both for the music and all the people that helped me bring my vision to life. I'll stay up anytime to hear news like this..just not sure of how to get to sleep now!!"

"We all FaceTime'd this morning when we got the news and the waves of tears, smiles and laughter haven't stopped since," said Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott, who released a Christian album with her family that earned two nominations. "There's really no greater joy than being able to share this special moment with my family!"

"BEYOND humbled to be nominated with 3 of these other 4 comedians. Look, not all categories are perfect, okay?" tweeted actor Patton Oswalt, nominated for best comedy album.

"We don't even know what to say right now - thank you to everyone in the world," tweeted Bob Moses, nominated for best dance recording with Tearing Me Up.

"It's a big year for Sia at the #GRAMMYs! Thank you to the @RecordingAcad," wrote "Team Sia" on the singer's Twitter account.

The 59th annual Grammys will air live on CBS from Los Angeles on 12 February 2017.


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