While you were sleeping, Beyoncé broke records, Kanye pulled a Kanye and Sam Smith totally cleaned up at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. These are the highlights you need to know about...
While you were sleeping, Beyoncé broke records, Kanye pulled a Kanye and Sam Smith totally cleaned up at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. These are the highlights you need to know about…
Sam Smith Won The Grammys…
As in the whole thing. Sam scooped four awards – Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best New Artist, and Best Pop Vocal Album – before taking to the stage with Mary J. Blige to perform a stunning version of Stay With Me. He paced his acceptance speeches well and even did an Adele when he thanked the man who broke his heart, ‘cause it got me four Grammys.’ Aw.
Kanye West And Taylor Swift Made Up
Annie Lennox Took Us To Church
Annie made her big stage comeback, lending her angelic vocals to newcomer Hozier in a gorgeous rendition of Jay Hawkins’ I Put a Spell on You. Haunting.
Let’s Talk More Duets…
As well as the aforementioned, we saw Usher and Stevie Wonder join forces for If It’s Magic, Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney sang FourFiveSeconds and Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine got totes emosh as they belted out My Heart Is Open. The show ended with an ethereal Beyonce singing Take My Hand, Precious Lord, followed swiftly by Common and John Legend performing Glory. What. A. Night.
Madonna’s Thigh Muscles Rocked
We need to talk about her Madgesty. Looking as toned as ever, Madonna was tossed around the stage by a troupe of male dancers as she wore fishnet tights and performed new single Living For Love. None of this surprises us very much at all.
Kristen Wiig Performed Chandelier
Yes Kristen! Lifting the mood completely, Ms Wiig teamed up with Dance Moms star Maddie and (possibly) Sia herself to spoof the Chandelier video, wearing a nude leotard, naturally.
Blue Ivy Gives The Verdict On Rihanna’s Dress
Baby Blue Ivy gave her verdict on the dress the whole world’s talking about, burrowing down into the tiers of Auntie Rih Rih’s Giambattista Valli gown as mum and dad collected their prizes for joint effort Drunk In Love. Part Disney princess, part giant pink marshmallow, Rihanna’s was undoubtedly the stand-out look of the night.
Beyoncé Beat Aretha Franklin’s Record
Queen Bey is now the second most honoured woman ever at the Grammys. She won three last night bringing her grand total to 20 prizes, but she needs another seven to match record holder Alison Krauss. Totally do-able, right?
Kimye Got PDA Heavy
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West totally forgot that anyone else was even at the Grammys. Anyone at all. Oops.