The 2016 Grammy nominations were announced on Monday morning (Dec. 7) and, unsurprisingly, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd lead the pack with 11 nominations for Lamar and seven apiece for pop's reigning queen and king, Swift and The Weeknd.
As artists get wind of the early morning news of the nominations, they flooded Twitter with reactions to the Grammy nominations. From Best New Artist nominee Meghan Trainor to Blake Shelton to Ed Sheeran and everyone in between, check out some of the biggest Grammy nominees' reactions, from shock to excitement to humble gratitude.
I wasn't expecting the Grammy noms, thank you
— Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) December 7, 2015
Crying all day what an honor it is to be next to such incredible artists like @torikelly @jamesbaymusic @samhuntmusic and #CourtneyBarnett ..thank you to the @thegrammys for this amazing nomination!! A photo posted by Meghan Trainor (@meghan_trainor) on Dec 7, 2015 at 8:13am PST
Stop! Grammy time..... — Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) December 7, 2015
THREE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS. THREE!!! pic.twitter.com/Xe8y3XGy0s
— James Bay (@JamesBayMusic) December 7, 2015
— Little Big Town (@littlebigtown) December 7, 2015
Woke up to 2 Grammy nominations!! :) Thanks everybody who nominated me and congrats to all the other nominees! — Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) December 7, 2015
— diplo (@diplo) December 7, 2015
Being nominated for a Grammy is the highest honor and greatest dream. I am so unbelievably grateful and humbled to be nominated. Thank you! — Elle King (@ElleKingMusic) December 7, 2015
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) December 7, 2015
4 Grammy Nominations! Thank you! @TheGRAMMYs — John Legend (@johnlegend) December 7, 2015