Taylor Swift gushed on her 8 Grammy nominations: ‘I started freaking out and jumping up and down. I honestly never would have predicted this, eight nominations, I’m ecstatic, and blown away and so so thankful.
To be recognized by the Grammys is the ultimate honor, and all I know is that when I write about this in my journal tonight it will be in all capital letters and underlined four times, and there will be lots of exclamation points in this entry because I never imagined I’d get to write this kind of journal entry.’
Taylor said she was holed up in a Los Angeles hotel room with her mother, editing home videos on her computer, when the nominations were being read. It was then she got a text from her producer, Nathan Chapman, that just read “AAUUGGH!!!!!’