Taylor Swift arrives at the 58th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles.
Taylor Swift arrives at the 58th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. Photo by Jordan Strauss - Invision - AP

Taylor swift wins early Grammy for 1989

TAYLOR Swift won the first Grammy of the night for her best-selling 1989 album in the Grammys pre-telecast.

Swift wasn't in the audience to pick up the award for best pop vocal album, but Jack Antonoff, the guitarist from the band fun. and producer who worked on 1989, went onstage to accept the honour and called Swift on the phone.

"Taylor wants to be here so badly ... One sec, she's gonna freak," he said as his phone rang.

Once she answered and Antonoff delivered the good news, Swift yelled, "What?! We won! We won pop vocal album!"

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