Lorde, winner of best pop solo performance Grammy, thanks her competitors
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - New Zealand teen songstress Lorde earned the statue for best pop solo performance for her mega-hit Royals.
Lorde, a poised 17-year-old, thanked her competitors who included Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry as she accepted the Grammy at the music industry's annual night in Los Angeles.
"This is the one thing that I did not expect the most about tonight," Lorde said, saying of her rivals for the Grammy: "I have been so inspired by all of your vocal work at some point in my life, so thank you."
She is also up for song and record of the year.