The 11 Best Grammy Award Performances Ever

Francesca Rice
Francesca Rice

Here's a look back at some of the most incredible Grammy performances of all time...

1. Adele - 2012

Adele's breathtaking comeback performance after the throat surgery that almost threatened her career still gives us goosebumps. The woman can do no wrong.


2. Lady Gaga and Elton John - 2010

We love these two and the fact that they played on a giant conjoined piano. Not to mention their costumes - so glitzy it hurts (our eyes...). 


3. Whitney Houston - 1994

Whitney's incredible performance of "I Will Always Love You" needs no further introduction...


4. Beyoncé and Tina Turner - 2008

Two of the biggest soul divas of all time together on one stage - 'nuff said.


5. U2 and Mary J Blige - 2006

This moving performance of their hit collaboration, "One Love", brought the house down...


6. Christina Aguilera, Pink, Mya, Lil' Kim, Mary J Blige and Patti Labelle - 2002

Legendary singer Patti Labelle joined the girls for this glamorous performance of their huge number one hit "Lady Marmalade" from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack. 


7. Eminem and Elton John - 2001

This pairing was unlikely to say the least, but it worked. Oh, how it worked.


8. Michael Jackson - 1988

Jacko thrilled the crowd with a slow rendition of "The Way You Make Me Feel" before belting out "Man In The Mirror" with a gospel choir. 



9. Jennifer Hudson - 2012

Jennifer gave Whitney's original Grammy performance of "I Will Always Love You" a serious run for its money with this amazing tribute. 


10. Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx - 2005 

And Alicia and Jamie's tribute to rhythm and blues legend Ray Charles was inspired...



11. Beyoncé - 2014

Queen Bey and hubby Jay Z kicked off the 2014 Grammys with a steamy performance of Drunk in Love. It was filth and we loved it.



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