Lizzo, Lil Nas X and More Stars React to Their 2020 Grammy Nominations

Grammy nominations have been announced for the upcoming 2020 ceremony. Read all of the reactions from the artists who received nods!

By Jess Cohen Nov 20, 2019 2:42 PMTags
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The nominees for the 2020 Grammys have been revealed!

On Wednesday morning, Alicia Keys, Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan and Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey Mason Jr., as well as Bebe Rexha, announced the artists who are being honored for their work at the 62 Annual Grammy Awards. Keys is also set to return as host for the 2020 Grammys, scheduled for Jan. 26!

"At first, I did think last year was a one-time thing, but when the opportunity came back around, there was no question about returning as host," Keys previously said in a statement, via The Hollywood Reporter. "Last year was such a powerful experience for me. Not only did I feel the love in the room, but I felt it from around the world, and it confirmed the healing and unifying power of music."

Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, and Billie Eilish are among this year's nominees. Lizzo and Eilish are two of the artists being recognized for Best New Artist at the upcoming ceremony. They're nominated alongside Black Pumas, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Maggie Rogers, Rosalia, Tank and the Bangas, and Yola.

2020 Grammys: Nominees React

After hearing about his nominations, Lil Nas X took to social media to react to the exciting news.

"NO F--KING WAY," the "Old Town Road" star wrote.

In celebration of the announcement, let's take a look at all of the reactions from this year's nominated artists below!

Thomas Rhett

"I'm completely shocked to be nominated for a Grammy!!" he wrote on social media. "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! #GRAMMYs @RecordingAcad."



"Never in my wildest dreams did I see this.... look at the stone cold talent in this category," the artist wrote on social media. "Thank you @RecordingAcad."


Billie Eilish

"BETWEEN ME & MY BROTHER ITS 11 NOMINATIONS," she wrote with a dizzy emoji. "Thank u grammyyys this is an honor." The 17-year-old artist is the youngest nominee to earn nominations in all of the award show's four major categories.

Ariana Grande

"thank u for acknowledging this music my beautiful best friends and I created in just a few weeks together," she tweeted. "The acknowledgement is truly enough on its own for me and my heart. Pls allow me to bring all of my friends who made this w me so they can make sure my heart is beating."

She also wrote,"crying. moved and honored. thank u @RecordingAcad."


"ESTAMOS NOMINADOS AL GRAMMY AMERICANO," he wrote along with a series of crying emojis on Instagram.

Dolly Parton

"What incredible news to be nominated for two Grammy Awards!" the country star wrote on social media. "To have a nomination for 'Girl In The Movies,' the song we wrote for Dumplin' means so much. And then to share another with my new friends @4kingandcountry on our duet 'God Only Knows'...well, I am one happy girl today!"


Little Big Town

"Overwhelmed with gratitude that 'The Daughters' would be recognized in such a prestigious way," the group members stated on social media. "Can't tell you what this means to us! #GRAMMYs."

Andrea Bocelli

"' - NOMINEE AS 'BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM," he tweeted. "It's fantastic news for me because it shows the love that the #US audience has had for me for over 20 years. This is also an opportunity for me to thank everyone who has believed in me since day 1."


Trevor Noah

"Today I woke up to the news that I've been nominated for a Grammy Award!!! I'm so grateful," The Daily Show host wrote on social media with a series of emojis."


Taylor Swift

"Lover" is nominated for Song of the Year Grammys!!!" the singer wrote on Instagram. "Wrote this one alone in a quiet moment and seeing it honored in the Song of the Year category by my peers means so much, wow. 3 noms guys!!!!"

Gucci Mane

"Am I dreaming or am I nominated for a Grammy ???????" he tweeted after hearing the big news. "@lizzo thank U." He also later wrote, "I'm a Grammy nominated artist address me as such."

Miranda Lambert

"So very thankful today to the @recordingacademy and my peers for the nominations," the country star wrote on Instagram. "'It All Comes Out In The Wash' for Best Country Song and ‘Interstate Gospel' with my sisters @pistolannies for country album. Nearly a decade of friendship and songs. 2 noms for 6 women who write their stories. Love you all @guitarleena @ashleymonroemusic @lizrose0606 @lorimckennama #hillarylindsey."

Game of Thrones

"Music is here," the HBO show's official Twitter account wrote. "Congratulations to @Djawadi_Ramin on his Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media #GRAMMYs nomination for #GameofThrones."


Taylor Swift

T.Swift took to her Instagram Story to celebrate her three nominations. "LOVER IS NOMINATED FOR SONG OF THE YEAR AT GRAMMMYS!!!" Swift gushed. "Wrote this one alone in a quiet moment and seeing it honored in the Song of the Year category by my peers means so much, wow. 3 noms guys!!!!"

Ella Mai

"this means the world to me man!"

James Blake

"Oiiiiii thankyou for the Grammy nomination. This means a lot! #assumeform Love all of you."



Dan + Shay

"TWO GRAMMY NOMINATIONS! thank you @recordingacad"

Cage The Elephant

The band's Twitter account reacted to the news on Wednesday, writing, "Such a blessing and honor to wake up this morning and see we're nominated for a GRAMMY!!! BIG LOVE!!!! @RecordingAcad."

Reba McEntire

"Thanks to the @RecordingAcad for such great news to wake up to this morning!" Reba tweetd. "#StrongerThanTheTruth was nominated for #GRAMMYs Country Album of the Year. Thank you to everyone involved in the making of this album!!!"

Billy Ray Cyrus

"#OTR is nominated for Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Music Video. Thank you @recordingacademy @lilnasx @youngkio @dopebyaccident @voxgod_ and everyone involved in making this record happen," Billy Ray wrote on Instagram. "And especially to all of YOU! #GRAMMYs."


After scoring eight nods for the Grammys, Lizzo took to Twitter to excitedly write, "THANK YOU."


The "Truth Hurts" star also wrote, "I LOVE YOU LETS HAVE A WONDERFUL BLESSED DAY."

Kevin Jonas

"Thank you everyone for making this year possible!!" Kevin wrote. "From no music a year ago to @RecordingAcad #grammy nomination today! Incredible!!!!"

Kevin also shared a sweet video of the Jonas Brothers team, including Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, reading the nominations.

Joe Jonas

Joe shared the same reation video on social media, writing, "10 years later we are nominated again for a Grammy thank you!"

Nick Jonas

"We're Grammy nominated!!!!!" Nick tweeted Wednesday morning.

Lil Nas X

"NO F--KING WAY," the "Old Town Road" artist tweeted.

The 62nd Grammy Awards are set to air on Jan. 26, 2020.