"I went home and I cried a little bit and I got In-N-Out burger and ate a lot," Swift told GrammyPro.

By Oscar Areliz
Updated October 10, 2015 01:00 AM
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Credit: Courtesy Taylor Swift

An In-N-Out burger can do a lot more than alleviate hunger. For Taylor Swift, it can help cope with a Grammy loss.

The pop star told Grammy Pro she “ate a lot” after Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories won Album of the Year in January 2014.

“I remember not going to after parties, ” she said. “I went home and I cried a little bit and I got In-N-Out burger and ate a lot.”

Swift’s album Red was the favorite going into the awards ceremony, and she thought she had won when the presenter Alicia Keys uttered the first syllable.

“When they announced the Album of the Year winner, it was like, ‘And the Album of the Year goes to Raaaandom Access Memories,'” Swift said. “And they really dragged out the ‘Raaa.’ And I was like, for a second there, I kind of thought we had it. And we didn’t.”

The devastating loss may have helped Swift create her most recent effort, 1989, which became the best-selling album of 2014.

“I was just thinking a lot before bed about what I had made so far for the next album that was to become 1989, but I didn’t know that then,” she said. “We don’t make music so we can win a lot of awards, but you have to take your cues from somewhere if you’re going to continue to evolve.”

“And so I went to bed, and I woke up at four in the morning, like, it’s called 1989, I’ve been making 80s synth pop, I m just going to do that,” Swift added. “I’m calling it a pop record. I am not listening to anyone at my record label. I’m starting tomorrow. So that s what I did.”