Meghan Trainor sheds tears during her appearance on The Today Show


Meghan Trainor was forced to come to terms with herself on Friday as she struggled to hold back tears ahead of her performance on the Today Show in New York City.

The 28-year-old was promoting her new album Takin’ It Back when hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb asked the singer about her one-year-old son Riley, sparking an emotional response.

“I have to sing!” Meghan said she almost cried as she looked at her cute baby who can be seen in the audience with her husband, Daryl Sabara.

Fighting Tears: Meghan Trainor holds her back as she's drenched in emotion talks about her son Riley during today's show appearance

Fighting Tears: Meghan Trainor holds her back as she’s drenched in emotion talks about her son Riley during today’s show appearance

Wearing a tight pink bodysuit and her blonde hair in pigtails, it looked as if the Grammy winner was doing her best to transform from mommy status to pop star diva.

“Everything is so much more important,” said Megan Hoda, 58, when asked how motherhood changed things.

Every song means more. I think of him, for example, when he’s ten years old he’s going to hear these songs and I want him to be proud.

Overwhelmed with emotion: Meghan, 28, fought back tears during her Friday appearance on the Today show in New York City.

Overwhelmed with emotion: Meghan, 28, fought back tears during her Friday appearance on the Today show in New York City.

Today's Tears: The pop star became overwhelmed when discussing her 1-year-old son Riley with Today presenter Hoda Kotb, 58, and how it affected her new album Takin' It Back

Today’s Tears: The pop star became overwhelmed when discussing her 1-year-old son Riley with Today presenter Hoda Kotb, 58, and how it affected her new album Takin’ It Back

The star later revealed on the show that she’s lost 60 pounds since giving birth to her son.

She spoke about her desire to live a healthy lifestyle so that she could be with her son “forever”.

The toy maker married Sabara—the former child star best known for playing Johnny Cortez on the Spy Kids movie series—in 2018 after meeting him at a house party in 2014.

The trigger: The singer's dear future husband suddenly became overwhelmed with emotion as the cameras turned toward her husband, Daryl Sabara, 30, who is carrying their adorable one-year-old son Riley.

The trigger: The singer’s dear future husband suddenly became overwhelmed with emotion as the cameras turned toward her husband, Daryl Sabara, 30, who is carrying their adorable one-year-old son Riley.

More emotion: Meghan was clearly moved by the size of the crowd that came to support her.  She said of her dedicated fan base:

More emotion: Meghan was clearly moved by the size of the crowd that came to support her. She said of her dedicated fan base, “It’s been so many years and they’re still here.”

Trainor revealed during her interview that she and Sabara met again with Spy Kids character Alexa Benaviga, 35, earlier this week.

‘My friend, we married the children of a spy,’ Carlos Benaviga, the husband of Alexa Pena Vega, 33, allegedly told Meghan when the pair got together for lunch in New York City.

Like I’m Gonna Lose You singer’s number one priority certainly is family because she embraces being a mother. branded Her new life is just a “dream”.

“It’s the greatest thing in the entire world,” Megan said, speaking of T.It’s a mix of maternity and pop stars.

The All About That Bass singer said her young son was a huge influence on her latest album and went on to express her support for fellow moms around the world: “There is a special song called Superwoman for All My Moms. All my mamas work too.

Takin' regained her composure: Waving with tears, Trainor quickly regained her composure and exclaimed

Takin’ regained her composure: Waving with tears, Trainor quickly regained her composure and stated “I must sing”

Taking the stage: Wearing a hot pink suit and her blonde hair in pigtails, The Lips Are Movin singer took to the stage and performed some of her new songs for the audience of the Today show.

Taking the stage: Wearing a hot pink suit and her blonde hair in pigtails, The Lips Are Movin singer took to the stage and performed some of her new songs for the audience of the Today show.

“It’s all my heart,” Meghan said of her fourth album, which fell on Friday. The Lips Are Movin singer performed a few of her new songs for the Today Show audience and was clearly impressed by the audience size.

“It’s been so many years and they’re still here,” she said of her dedicated fan base. But Meghan’s main source of support is the close-knit family members who have been with her every step of the way.

“My uncle is the gardener, my aunt is a chef and I keep my family close.” The star shared that she brought her family with her on her honeymoon, and re-mentioned the family’s cause as her “family moon.”

“I’m going to be the best version of myself for my kid,” the star said. “It’s actually the reason I took every challenge I could and tried to write the best album I could.”

“It feels good,” Meghan said of the release of her new album. “It’s a birth.”

Driven by the family: The family-focused star said:

Driven by the family: “I’m going to be the best version of myself for my kid,” said the family-focused star. “It’s actually the reason I took every challenge I could and tried to write the best album I could.”

Moving on from her sentimental look back in the day, Meghan rocked a neon blue look when she visited SiriusXM Studios to continue promoting her new album.

Transformed into buns, the Made You Look singer switched to a neon blue sweatshirt and matching skirt with the radio look.

She kept her dazzling pastel pink eyeliner, but swapped out her white diamond earrings in favor of playful blue gemstones.

The pop star just dropped the extravagant music video for her new self-adoring anthem, posting a clip of it on Instagram On Friday, amid an advertising campaign for it.

Meghan told her caption followers to drop the lollipop emoji if you make it look and lollipops will undoubtedly be in abundance as her new music climbs the charts.

From bright pink to neon blue: Moving from her sentimental look on Today, Meghan rocked a neon blue look as she visited SiriusXM studios to continue promoting her new album.

From bright pink to neon blue: Moving from her sentimental look on Today, Meghan rocked a neon blue look as she visited SiriusXM studios to continue promoting her new album.

Turning heads: The Made You Look singer turned her pigtails into buns and changed them into a neon blue sweatshirt with a matching fringed skirt for the radio look.  She kept her dazzling pastel pink eyeliner, but swapped out her white diamond earrings in favor of playful blue gems

Turning heads: The Made You Look singer turned her pigtails into buns and changed them into a neon blue sweatshirt with a matching fringed skirt for the radio look. She kept her dazzling pastel pink eyeliner, but swapped out her white diamond earrings in favor of playful blue gems


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