Watch Janelle Monáe’s emotional response when she discovered about her Grammy nomination


The ‘Soiled Pc’ star fought again tears when advised she’d been nominated

Janelle Monáe has responded emotionally on listening to the information that she’d been nominated for a Grammy Award.

Talking to CBS This Morning, Monáe stated she devoted her album, ‘Soiled Pc’ to all of America’s “marginalised voices” or “soiled computer systems” who had been neglected and silenced by society.

Monáe was nominated for Album of the 12 months when the Grammy nominations had been revealed yesterday (December 7) alongside Drake, Cardi B, H.E.R, Publish Malone, Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile and Kendrick Lamar.

Talking in regards to the album, Monáe stated: “This album is a lot larger than me…It’s not about me, it’s a couple of group of soiled computer systems, of marginalised voices.

“Being a younger, black, queer girl in America, there was one thing I needed to say and there was a gaggle of those who I needed to have fun. And I simply — I’m glad to be representing them. I hope they really feel seen, I hope they really feel heard and I hope they really feel cherished.”

You’ll be able to watch Monáe’s response right here:

Monáe’s album was critically acclaimed. In a 5 star evaluation, NME wrote: “She’s acquired The Purple One’s punk, mad-scientist method however creates a world all of her personal.

“Throwing in rap, soul, pop, R&B, space-rock and regardless of the hell she desires along with her fearless message, Janelle Monáe doesn’t consider in partitions or limits: it is a fluid celebration of freedom, raging and raving in opposition to the oppressors. In actual fact, just one label sticks – icon.”

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