The Grammy’s kicked off with a bang as Beyonce performed her new single “Drunk In Love,” rocking sexy wet hair and a bodysuit, with Hubby Jay Z who joined her near the end of the song. Pink‘s trapeze act was expected, and impressive finishing up the second half with Nate Ruess of the band Fun.
Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard & Blake Shelton came together for a once in a lifetime performance, Nelson and Kristofferson kicked things off with ‘The Highwayman,’ joined after by Haggard and Shelton for Haggard’s career hit, ‘Okie From Muskogee.’ Then the group launched into a ragged, but spirited rendition of ‘Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow up to Be Cowboys’ to finish things off.
Daft Punk and Pharrell‘s “Get Lucky” with Stevie Wonder was one of the many highlights of the night, totally committed to that ’70s studio cheese vibe, resulting in a well-executed, hard-to-dislike performance. Meanwhile, rap fans were bracing for the worst all night, knowing Kendrick Lamar would be paired up with Imagine Dragons, but you know what? Their “Radioactive”/”m.A.A.d city” mashup was ended up being one of the best performances of the night!!!
Miranda Lambert and Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong joined forces to pay musical tribute to Phil Everly with“When Will I Be Loved”,as for newcomer Kacey Musgraves who performed her new single “Follow your Arrow” took home the award for Best Country Song, for her debut single, ‘Merry Go ‘Round,’and Best Country Album for ‘Same Trailer Different Park.’ In addition, Paul McCartney & Ringo Star reunited to bring us back to the Beatles past, Taylor Swift, Lord, Katie Perry, Robin Thicke, Hunter Hayes, Metallica & Lang Lang, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis all took the stage, as well as, Keith Urban & Gary Clark Jr. who performed “Cop Car”, and a rocking ending to music’s biggest night with Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails, Dave Grohl to close the show.
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