The 'Meant to Be Singer' is up for greatest new artist and greatest nation duo/group efficiency
Bebe Rexha was simply nominated for 2 Grammys, however the pop star jokes she’s already been partying since yesterday. “I used to be actually nervous about at present, so I went out final night time,” she tells Billboard with fun. “I celebrated an excessive amount of final night time!”
In the top, she had no cause to be nervous, choosing a pair of nods, together with one for greatest new artist. “I used to be crying and leaping and laughing,” she says. “It’s unreal. It’s simply so cool.” She additionally was nominated for greatest nation duo/group efficiency for her hit Florida Georgia Line collaboration, "Meant to Be."
“I believe Grammy nomination is a Grammy nomination,” the singer says. “But nation? I by no means thought that [I’d be nominated in the genre]. That’s life. You suppose you already know the place the whole lot’s going to go along with your life, however you haven't any concept. ‘Meant to Be’ has introduced me so many blessings and so many unimaginable alternatives. It’s modified my life for positive.”
Today, the New York City native plans to toast her success together with her household, who have been together with her when she realized of her nominations. “My mother and father are crying proper now, I can’t focus!” Rexha says. “Today I’m simply going to hang around with my household. I flew my 16-year-old cousins out to come back watch me carry out at Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden as a result of it’s been a dream of mine to carry out there. I’m going to spend the day with them and my household. I’m so joyful to be in New York whereas that is taking place. It’s the perfect feeling.”
Rexha, whose debut album, Expectations, arrived in June, says the nominations are a “testomony to going laborious and by no means giving up.”
“I all the time dreamed of this second as a result of it’s one thing that might validate me,” she says. “I all the time wished to make myself really feel like I really made it. For me, that is the whole lot. This 12 months has been such a whirlwind. It’s among the best years of my life.”
And she’s nonetheless working: Yesterday, Rexha tweeted that she turned in her subsequent single and is considering new music movies. “There’s numerous stuff taking place,” she says. “It’s only a dream come true."