World Reacts to Lorde's Grammy Wins

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The New Zealand-born singer Lorde is being applauded back home for her big wins at the Grammys. She won Grammy Awards for Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year for "Royals."

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said the young songstress and her co-writer Joel Little had achieved something no one else from there had managed, New Zealand Herald reports.

"And it has happened so quickly and so comprehensively that it has taken the world by surprise."

The singer, 17, was the most-mentioned for artist on Twitter during the Grammys ceremony. The singer tweeted Monday night about her rise on social media.

Lorde's wins on Sunday night make her one of the youngest winners in Grammy history.

New fans of the singer will be able to see more of her. Lorde will embark on her first North American tour starting in March.