Lady Gaga was overwhelmed with emotions when she was told on Tuesday that she was nominated for an Oscar. Her manager told her the news when she woke up.

“I still knew nothing”

The 32-year-old singer was still asleep when the nominations were announced. “I woke up at 8.30 am I still knew nothing,” said Lady Gaga to The New York Times. She called her manager, who then informed her. “I immediately burst into tears.”

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Lady Gaga is nominated for the prize of best actress for her role in A Star is Born. The film revolves around a young actress who is becoming more and more famous, while the career of her mentor and lover (played by Bradley Cooper) goes downhill.