Camila Cabello is Thrilled About Her and Shawn Mendes' Grammy Nods: 'If He Wins, It'll Be Like I Win'


When Camila Cabello first heard she scored 2019 Grammy Award nominations in two classes, she needed to learn the information to be able to imagine it herself.

"I don't wish to get my hopes up after which be unhappy, so I didn't -- and I used to be simply very shocked!" she tells Billboard earlier than iHeartRadio's Jingle Ball in New York on Friday night time (Dec. 7). Cabello had tuned in to look at the announcement of the nominations earlier that morning. She didn't hear them announce that she was up for greatest pop solo efficiency (for a dwell model of her breakthrough solo smash, "Havana") and greatest pop vocal album (for her solo debut, 2018's Camila) on air, however when she went to learn by means of the checklist of nominees, she knew it was time to rejoice.

"We have been watching the TV once they introduced it, and so they didn't say my title, so I used to be like, oh, okay. no matter, I'm not nominated. Then we [read] the checklist, and I used to be like, 'OH MY GOD!'"

Cabello is competing towards her pricey good friend Shawn Mendes in the most effective pop vocal album class, however she'll be thrilled if he takes residence the consideration as an alternative of her: "I really like Shawn. If he wins, it'll be like if I win." The two are always speaking concerning the potential for an additional collaboration, and it's undoubtedly a matter of logistics and "making an attempt to be in the identical place" than anything.

For Cabello's ideas on the "real" and "rebellious" Charli XCX, the boldness with which she's approaching her new album and extra, try the interview above.