What a weekend! From Saturday’s annual Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala to stunning red carpet arrivals and aerial acrobatics inside the STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles, here are some of our favorite GRAMMY moments this year…
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl accepted the Best Rock Song award withPaul McCartney, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear for “Cut Me Some Slack” from Grohl’s documentary Sound City: Real to Reel. The documentary soundtrack also won the award for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media earlier in the day during the pre-GRAMMY telecast. Grohl hit the GRAMMYs stage to close out the show with an all-star performance that includedNine Inch Nails, Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham & Queens of the Stone Age.
From left to right: Krist Novoselic, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl & Pat Smear. Photo by Getty Images
The energy on the GRAMMYs red carpet was electric. RCA recording artist nominees and presenters arrived in style; Miguel donned Saint Laurent, Alicia Keys wore Armani Privé, Gavin DeGraw in John Varvatos, Fantasia in Isabel Toledo and P!nk stunned in Johanna Johnson.
From left to right: Miguel, Alicia Keys, Gavin DeGraw, Fantasia, Mikky Ekko, P!nk & Charlie Wilson. Photos by Reuters, AP & Getty Images
P!nk somehow topped her 2010 GRAMMY performance last night with another magnificent acrobatic display all while performing her smash “Try” from her hit album The Truth About Love. fun.’s Nate Ruess took over with his verse on P!nk’s “Just Give Me A Reason” so she could make a quick wardrobe change. P!nk returned just in time to belt out the final verses and choruses of the duet with Nate. Watch the performance here >>
P!nk performs “Try.” Photo by Getty Images
Pop starlet Miley Cyrus hung out with music industry luminary Clive Davis at his annual Pre-GRAMMY Gala at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night. Miley took to the stage to show off her pipes with performances of “Wrecking Ball,” “#GETITRIGHT” and a powerhouse rendition of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene.” Other performers at the star-studded event included Jennifer Hudson, T.I., Pharrell,R. Kelly, Fantasia, Lorde, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and Lionel Richie. Esteemed industry guests ranged from Taylor Swift and Rihanna to Joni Mitchell and Neil Diamond.
Clive Davis & Miley Cyrus. Photo by Getty Images
Other RCA GRAMMY winners of the night included Alicia Keys (Best R&B Album, Girl On Fire), Foxes (Best Dance Recording, Zedd’s “Clarity”) andJustin Timberlake, who wasn’t in attendance but managed to sweep these three categories: Best R&B Song (“Pusher Love Girl”), Best Music Video (“Suit & Tie” ft. JAY Z) and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (JAY Z’s “Holy Grail”). If you missed any of The 56th GRAMMY Awards, visit grammy.com for a full recap.
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