8 grateful celeb reactions to their Emmy nominations

Celebs react to their Emmy nominations on social media. (AP Photos. Screengrabs; Twitter)
Celebs react to their Emmy nominations on social media. (AP Photos. Screengrabs; Twitter)

Los Angeles - The Emmy nominees are out and while some didn't make the cut, others may be surprised and overwhelmed by receiving a nomination.

Using non-other than their social media the stars made it known just how happy and excited they were to be honoured with a nomination.

Here are 8 grateful celeb reactions to receiving the nod for an Emmy nomination:

1. Taraji P. Henson - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

2. Amy Schumer - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

3. Viola Davis - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

4. Don Cheadle - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

5. Ricky Gervais -Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

6. Kevin Spacey - Outstanding Drama Series

7. Game of Thrones

8. Katy Perry - Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program