Grammys 2022: reactions from Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Batiste


Lil Nas X is “grateful”, Saweetie is “speechless,” Jon Batiste is “grateful” and Lady Gaga is “stunned” after receiving several Grammy nominations on Tuesday morning.

A number of recently nominated Grammy nominees have taken to social media to celebrate their accomplishments and congratulate their competitors. Jazz musician Batiste leads the pack, which is vying for 11 awards, including record and album of the year.

“WOW !!” the interpreter of “Freedom” and the musical director of “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” wrote on Instagram. “Thank you God !! I love everyone! So grateful to my collaborators and my ancestors.

Rapper and singer Lil Nas X – who is nominated in five categories including Record, Song and Album of the Year – shared jubilant fan Twitter posts and tweeted his own reactions to the announcement live. of the Recording Academy all morning.

“I don’t have to win a single award, really grateful for everything this year has brought me,” wrote “Industry Baby” hitmaker, known for his witty social media presence, in a rare serious tweet. “And grateful for the trip. I love you guys.”

The Gen Z superstar’s steamy and controversial music video for hit single “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” also landed a nomination, prompting Lil Nas X to switch to all caps.

“THE CALL ME BY YOUR NAME MUSICAL VIDEO HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR AF – GRAMMY LETS GOOOO,” he tweeted.

Rapper Saweetie posted a series of triumphant confetti, teary eyed, heart, party, sparkle, wheel and prayer emojis on Instagram after netting her first two Grammy nominations for the rap song and the best new artist.

“2X GRAMMY NOMINATED [I KNOW THAT’S RIGHT]!!!!! ! The “Best Friend” hitmaker wrote on Instagram. “I wish I had the words to express how I’m feeling but I’m so grateful !!!!!!! To be recognized for all the hard work my team and I have done is AMAZINNNNNNG… thank you #TeamIcy for staying with me through thick and thin you all have a real turn or die.

Another first-time Grammy nominee, Michelle Zauner of indie rock band Japanese Breakfast, shared on her Instagram Stories a video of herself losing her mind after learning that the band’s “Jubilee” was up for an album. alternative music. Japanese Breakfast is also nominated for Best New Artist alongside Saweetie, Arooj Aftab, Jimmie Allen, Baby Keem, Finneas, Glass Animals, the Kid Laroi, Arlo Parks and Olivia Rodrigo.

“WTF !!!!!!!!! Zauner tweeted in response to the nominations.

Singer-songwriter HER, pop star Justin Bieber and rapper Doja Cat won the second-highest number of nominations with eight nods each.

“Thanks to everyone who helped create these records !!!! ! Wrote HER, who is shortlisted for album and song of the year. “WOOOOOO 23 [career] appointments at 24.

Singer and actor Gaga was nominated along with his frequent collaborator Tony Bennett for six awards, including record and album of the year. The duo’s partners released their second joint album, “Love for Sale,” in September, less than a year after Bennett’s family announced the legendary crooner was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

“I don’t know what to say”, the “House of Gucci” actor tweeted. “I keep crying and I am completely speechless. It means a lot to me, Tony, the Bennett’s, my family, jazz music, and the great Cole Porter who wrote all of those timeless classics.

“I will never forget today and congratulate Tony on his 6 nominations. I will never forget that today he could follow every word I said and understand that the world was celebrating him and celebrating jazz – a genre that embodies the joy, abundance and imagination of black music to through history.

Artist “Chromatica” continued to praise Bennett and offer audiences a glimpse into their romantic relationship.

“At 95, he has more nominations than ever, I am so honored to be his musical companion and his friend. Thanks to the audience for loving us, we surely love each other, and you. Believing in love and partnership, even with 60 years between us and Alzheimer’s, there is nothing like the magic of music. I love you Tony, and the world loves you too. How could they not?

The 64th Grammy Awards will take place on January 31 at the soon-to-be-renamed Staples Center to be called Crypto.com Arena when the show airs at 5 p.m. PT on CBS.

See how the other nominees celebrated below.


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