Lady Antebellum, Imagine Dragons and More React to Their 2018 Grammy Nominations

After seeing the full list of nominees, artists took to Twitter to give their initial reactions

By Elyse Dupre Nov 28, 2017 4:22 PMTags
Imagine Dragons, Winners, America Music Awards, 2017Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The nominees for the 2018 Grammy Awards have finally been revealed, and the reactions to this year's list have been priceless.

The Chainsmokers were excited about their Best Duo/Group Performance nomination with Coldplay. After learning of the two groups' nominations, the "Something Just Like This" singers tweeted, "Thank you to the @RecordingAcad and @coldplay for this great honor! Today is a great day! Blessed to have his opportunity and our fans #grammys."

Lady Antebellum had two reasons to celebrate. The country singers are nominated in the Best Country Album and Best Country Duo/Group Performance categories. The artists tweeted, "Beyond proud of this album and couldn't be more honored to be nominated in this category by the @RecordingAcad! #HeartBreak." 

To see more nominee reactions, check out the gallery:

Bruno Mars

After receiving six Grammy nominations, including Album of the Year, Mars, tweeted, "AYYYEEE!! @Donaldglover, @S_C, @kendricklamar, @Lorde, Drinks On me! Congrats to all the nominees this year! Thank You #GRAMMYs."


"I want to say holy f--k!!!! i'm so thankful for my fans. and now, because of my fans and coworkers and family, i just got my first grammy nomination ever, and i got 2!!!!!!" the "TiK ToK" singer tweeted, "thank you x 100000000000 and btw any person in any category, congratulations."


After receiving a nomination for Melodrama in the Album of the Year category, Lorde tweeted, "what a group. thank you."


Lady Gaga

"I'm humbled & grateful that my album 'Joanne' was nominated & also my song 'Million Reasons,'" the singer, nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Performance, tweeted. "Thank u so much Monsters & Grammy Voters for believing in this music and me. I love u so much. This is a day to truly celebrate lots of hard work, perseverance & gratitude through music."

Kelly Clarkson

"I just heard I was nominated for a #Grammy for Love So Soft!! Congrats to @edsheeran @ladygaga @Pink and @KeshaRose as well!!" the Best Pop Performance nominee tweeted. "I didn't even think I would be eligible for this year YAAASSSSS What an amazing group of artists to be nominated with?! Love all of them!!"  

Bruce Springsteen

Even though the "Born to Run" singer already has 20 Grammys, there's always room for another. "Congratulations to Bruce on being nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Spoken Word category for Born To Run!" a tweet from his account read.

Kevin Hart

After receiving a nomination for Best Comedy Album, the comedian tweeted, "Wow....I am blown away right now. I can't believe that I got a Grammy nomination for my last stand up comedy special 'What Now'....Super Dope Diggity people. I am humbled & thankful."

Thomas Rhett

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

Lady Antebellum

After being nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance and Best Country Album, the singers tweeted, "Beyond proud of this album and couldn't be more honored to be nominated in this category by the @RecordingAcad! #HeartBreak." Singer Hillary Scott also tweeted a crying and heart emoji.


" YOU so much to the my team,@JamlaRecords I love y'all! What a journey we're on...................*tears of joy*" the rapper wrote after receiving two nominations for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Album.




After hearing the news, the "Young, Dumb & Broke" singer tweeted, "Woke up to find out that I'm nominated for 5 Grammys. I'm in shock. I'm so thankful man this is unbelievable." He also wrote, "First voice I hear in the morning is a phone call from my mom telling me how proud she is of me. I could cry rn hahahaha."

Imagine Dragons

"Thank you to our team, our fans, our family and the @RecordingAcad for the 2 Grammy nominations," the band wrote on Twitter, "we are incredibly blessed."


The Chainsmokers

Upon hearing the news that they snagged a nomination for their song "Something Just Like This" with Coldplay, the artists tweeted, "Thank you to the @RecordingAcad and @coldplay for this great honor! Today is a great day! Blessed to have his opportunity and our fans #grammys"


After a social media follower congratulated her on her nomination for Best Pop Performance, the Beautiful Trauma singer replied, "Ahah! thanks" with a heart and prayer emoji.

2018 marks the 60th anniversary of the Grammys. The awards ceremony will be hosted by James Corden. The Late Late Show star already has a year of hosting under his belt as he hosted the 2017 awards.

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