Grammy Awards: Quotes of the night

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  • The funniest things we overheard at last night's Grammys

    With copious amounts of booze on offer, not to mention a
    n auditorium of rock stars, when it comes to acceptance speeches, well, let’s just say this isn’t the Oscars.


    Here’s our round-up of the funniest things we heard at last night’s Grammy Awards.

    ‘You may be the coolest people in the world. This year your industry was saved by a 48-year-old Scottish cat lady in sensible shoes.’ Presenter Stephen Colbert on Susan Boyle.

    ‘Oh my God, our families are freaking out in their living rooms. My dad and my little brother are losing their minds in the living room right now.’ Best Album-winner, Taylor Swift.

    ‘This is crazy. Thank you. I’m not going to lie, we’re all a little drunk. But we’re happy drunk.’ Record of the Year-winner, Caleb Followill from Kings of Leon.

     Kings Of Leon, Grammy Awards 2010

    ‘Oh yeah. I’m going to have three or four Diet Cokes. I’m going to paint the town beige tonight.’ Alice Cooper.

    ‘And now I’m going to go have shots with Kings of Leon.’ Best Rock Album-winner Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day.

    ‘This is a Christmas album, so obviously I should thank Jesus Christ for having such a great birthday.’ Best Comedy Album-winner, comedian Stephen Colbert.

    ‘If you put this in a machine, you can hear past Grammy winners.’ Jason Mraz on his eco-friendly tux, made from recycled polyester, and his tie, which was made from old cassette tapes

    ‘I never wear pants’. Heidi Klum, when asked whether it’s her or Seal who wears the trousers in their relationship.

    ‘You’re the high priest of celebrity culture…You could marry us.’ Russell Brand to Ryan Seacrest.

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