Meghan Trainor and Her Dad Burst Into Tears During Her GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech

by Zach Seemayer 8:40 PM PST, February 15, 2016
Playing Meghan Trainor and Her Dad Burst Into Tears During Her GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech

While it didn't come as a complete shock that Meghan Trainor was honored as Best New Artist at the 2016 GRAMMY Awards on Monday, one person nevertheless appeared completely surprised by the win -- Trainor herself -- who instantly became emotional when the envelope was opened.

As soon as the 22-year-old "Dear Future Husband" singer's name was read, Trainor burst into tears while sitting next to her father, Gary Trainor. As she took the stage, she attempted not to cry but her efforts were in vain.

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Trainor sparkled on stage in a custom, galaxy patterned black gown by Michael Costello as she openly wept tears of joy during her acceptance speech.

Trainor became even more emotional when she thanked her mom and dad "for always believing in me."

"I'm a mess, I have to go cry," Trainor said, wrapping up her short, adorable speech. "Thank you to the GRAMMYs, I love you so much. Thank you."

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Trainor took to Instagram after her win, where she revealed why she broke down as hard as she did.

"Can't believe what happened. My dad whispered "you made it" before I walked up and I lost it," Trainor captioned a split-screen pic of herself and her dad crying their eyes out. "I love my family so much. Without them I wouldn't be here today."

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"Thank you to my team and everyone who got me here," Trainor continued. "Gonna cry happy tears all night. AHHHHHH"

Trainor brought her dad to the GRAMMYs last year as well, where she opened up about how he influenced some of her biggest hits. Check out the video below for more.