The 62nd Grammy Awards will take place at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26

By Sarah Michaud Helen Murphy
November 20, 2019 10:35 AM
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The 2020 Grammy Awards nominations have been announced and music’s biggest stars couldn’t be more excited!

On Wednesday morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards, set to take place Jan. 26, 2020, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. First-time nominee Lizzo led this year’s crop of hopefuls with a total of eight nominations, including record of the year and song of the year for “Truth Hurts,” album of the year for Cuz I Love You and best new artist.

Two other first-time nominees, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X, follow closely behind her with six nominations each, while other musicians nominated include Ariana Grande, the Jonas Brothers, H.E.R., Beyoncé and Taylor Swift.

On Twitter on Wednesday, Lizzo, 31, thanked her fans with a slew of all-caps excited tweets.

“THIS HAS BEEN AN INCREDIBLE YEAR FOR MUSIC AND IM JUST SO THANKFUL TO EVEN BE PART OF IT,” she wrote, responding to another tweet which simply read, “THANK YOU.”

“WE ARE ALL WINNERS,” she added in a third tweet.

Lil Nas X; Lizzo; Nick Jonas
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Grande, on the other hand, took a more understated approach to the news at first.

Then she expanded on her thoughts in a further series of messages to her fans and the Recording Academy.

Meanwhile, Lil Nas X, 20, expressed his disbelief on Twitter, writing, “NO F—ING WAY.” He later added on Instagram, “LETS FCKIN GOOOO!! THANK U EVERYBODY! 🤩🤩🤩”

His musical partner on “Old Town Road,” Billy Ray Cyrus, also shared his gratitude on social media.

Swift responded to her three nominations —  including song of the year for “Lover,” best pop vocal album for Lover (the album) and best pop solo performance for “You Need to Calm Down” — with a post shared to her Instagram Story.

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello shared their joy over their latest duet, “Senorita,” being nominated.

The Jonas Brothers, who were nominated for best pop duo/group performance for their song “Sucker” also shared their excitement on Twitter — and posted a video of the moment they found out they had been nominated.

“We’re Grammy nominated!!!!!” Nick Jonas wrote, while Joe Jonas added, “Ah! 😱”

“Thank you everyone for making this year possible!!” Kevin Jonas wrote, alongside the sweet video of the siblings celebrating their nomination. “From no music a year ago to @RecordingAcad #grammy nomination today! Incredible!!!!”

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Lady Gaga shared a throwback video from the day she turned in the master for her newly Grammy nominated track, “Shallow.”

Rapper Gucci Mane also celebrated his nomination on Twitter. The musician was nominated alongside Lizzo in the best R&B performance category for their song “Exactly How I Feel”.

“I’m a Grammy nominated artist address me as such,” Mane, 39, tweeted on Wednesday, adding in another tweet, “Am I dreaming or am I nominated for a Grammy ?????? @lizzo thank U.”

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Meanwhile, country stars Thomas Rhett, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and Tanya Tucker also thanked fans following their respective nominations for best country album.

“I’m completely shocked to be nominated for a Grammy!!” Rhett, 29, wrote on Instagram. “This is nuts. Thanks to everyone who worked on Center Point Road with me! I’m so proud of this record and all the hard work that went into it. Thank you Lord!”

McEntire wrote on Twitter: “Thanks to the @RecordingAcad for such great news to wake up to this morning! #StrongerThanTheTruth was nominated for #GRAMMYs Country Album of the Year. Thank you to everyone involved in the making of this album!!!”

Miranda Lambert took to Instagram to show thanks not only to the Recording Academy, but also to her musical siblings in the Pistol Annies.

“So very thankful today to the @recordingacademy and my peers for the nominations. “It All Comes Out In The Wash“ for Best Country Song and ‘Interstate Gospel’ with my sisters @pistolannies for country album,” she wrote on Instagram. “Nearly a decade of friendship and songs. 💗 2 noms for 6 women who write their stories. Love you all.”

More artists, including Billie Eilish, Brothers Osborne, H.E.R. and Dan + Shay, continued to post about the honor throughout the day.

Check out the full list of Grammy nominations here.

The 62nd Grammy Awards will take place at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26. The telecast will be broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.

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