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Musicians React to Their Grammy Nominations

  • Associated Press

FILE - Khalid performs at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Nov. 19, 2017. Khalid is nominated for five Grammy Awards.

Musicians react to the Grammy Awards nominations, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. The 60th annual Grammys will air live from New York on CBS on Jan. 28, 2018.

Luis Fonsi on Instagram, regarding his thrice-nominated song Despacito:

"In these tumultuous times we are living in, where dividedness abounds, I am beyond happy and proud that a song in ESPANOL is nominated in three major categories at the 60th GRAMMY awards. Let's continue sharing all our beautiful cultures and roots with the world. There is no better time than now. QUE VIVAN LOS LATINOS Y NUESTRA MÚSICA. @daddyyankee @justinbieber @recordingacademy #Despacito"

New artist and song of the year nominee Khalid on Twitter:

"Woke up to find out that I'm nominated for 5 Grammys. I'm in shock. I'm so thankful man this is unbelievable"

Logic on Twitter, about his song, 1-800-273-8255:

"Today I was woken up by my wife calling to tell me I was nominated for Song Of The Year at the Grammys and Best Music Video. I can't even believe this tweet!"

Reba McEntire on Instagram, about her nomination for best roots gospel album:

"I woke up seeing this text this morning. Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard to put this album together. Thanks so much!! Timing is everything and everything happens for a reason. Thank you Lord. #sohumbled #backtogod #grammys2018"

Thomas Rhett on Twitter about his nomination for country album:

"Wow wow wow wow wow! This is incredible. #GRAMMYs"

Lady Antebellum on Twitter, about their country album nomination:

"Beyond proud of this album and couldn't be more honored to be nominated in this category by the @RecordingAcad! #HeartBreak"

Despacito co-writer Erika Ender on Instagram:

"OMG!!! What a blessing!!! Congrats to all!!! #Despacito #Nominated #SongOfTheYear #Grammys2018"

Brothers Osborne on Twitter, about their nomination for best country duo/group performance:

"Well dang y'all! Woke up to a Grammy nomination this morning for It Aint My Fault. So rad! Thanks so much for love. #GRAMMYs"

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