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Dec072018

Stars react to Grammy nominations: "Speechless" 

Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Shawn Mendes, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Demi Lovato and Dua Lipa were just some of the stars who took to social media to express their joy at being nominated for Grammys on Friday morning.

Shawn, nominated for Song of the Year for "In My Blood" and Best Pop Vocal Album for his current self-titled release, tweeted, "Unbelievable, speechless right now. I LOVE YOU.”

Dua snagged a Best New Artist nod, and a nom for Best Dance Recording for "Electricity." She tweeted, "I’m so happy but I can’t stop crying, I can’t believe it!!!”

Maren Morris, up for five Grammys including Record of the Year for "The Middle," tweeted, "WHY DON’T YOU JUST MEET ME AT THE GRAMMYS! 5 nominations?! I am so honored...and so proud of all my GRAMMY NOMINATED FRIENDS."

Bebe Rexha, nominated for Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Performance for "Meant to Be," told Billboard, "I was crying and jumping and laughing. It’s unreal. It’s just so cool.”

She added, "You think you know where everything’s going to go with your life, but you have no idea. ‘Meant to Be’ has brought me so many blessings and so many incredible opportunities. It’s changed my life for sure.”

And in a nice comeback story, Demi Lovato is up for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Fall In Line," her duet with Christina Aguilera

The singer, who just got out of rehab a few months ago, tweeted, "Dreams come true y’all... thank you @xtina. I love you so much.”

She added, "I grew up in Texas, singing to @xtina everyday, DESPERATELY trying to hit her high notes. If you would’ve told me I’d have a Grammy nod with her I would’ve laughed in your face!! This is so surreal."

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