Lorde 'Shocked, Blown Away' By Golden Globe Nomination

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Lorde poses for a photo with her awards at the 2014 New Zealand Music Awards at Vector Arena on Nov. 20, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.  

When the Hollywood Foreign Press announced the nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards, more than a few music world stars were among the hopefuls: Lorde, Lana Del Rey, John Legend & Common, Sia, Patti Smith, Trent Reznor and more.

Lorde -- who contributed to and executive produced the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 -- released an official statement on her Golden Globe nom on Thursday morning.

"I am so shocked and happy to know that 'Yellow Flicker Beat' has been included in the running for Best Original Song. I thought Katniss was one of a kind when I first laid eyes on her in a cinema in 2012 -- a rough, sparkling diamond of a mind. It was a privilege getting to step inside her head and speak her thoughts, even for a brief moment. Getting to write a song for a film like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 is a truly singular experience, and I am blown away that that experience got me nominated for a Golden Globe. I’ll see you there.”

While her official statement is measured and modest, Lorde got a little looser on Twitter while celebrating the news:

Get the full list of 2015 Golden Globe nominees at The Hollywood Reporter. 


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