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Mike Posner talks about his cosmic 'joke' of a Grammy nomination

Mike Posner talks about his cosmic 'joke' of a Grammy nomination

Mike Posner expressed all the usual feelings Tuesday about being nominated for a Grammy Award.

He was honored. He was humbled. He was gratified. But also? He was a little suspicious.

“I’m beginning to think the universe is playing a joke on me,” he said.

That’s because Posner was recognized for “I Took a Pill in Ibiza,” his clever pop hit about not wanting to have pop hits.

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