Michelle Obama is dazzling in silver as she delivers powerful Grammys speech

Michelle Obama is dazzling in silver as she delivers powerful Grammys speech

Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez dazzled on the GRAMMYs stage.

An emotional Gaga said: "They said I was weird, that my look, my choices, my sound - that it wouldn't work, but music told me not to listen to them".

"Another said, "#GRAMMMYs really came back from commercial break and had Alicia Keys just standing there saying hi to folks in the audience like she was at a family cook out".

Posting on Twitter after the show, Obama wrote: "A big part of friendship is showing up for your girls-that's why I was thrilled to be there for the one and only @aliciakeys at the #GRAMMYs".

In 2001, she won five, including Best New Artist, three awards for her song, "Fallin" and one for Best R&B Album.

Alicia Keys finished off the powerful moment by adding: "What is better than this?" "Tonight we celebrate the greatness in each other, all of us, through music". Sure, his song "Daughters" was nice and very sing-along-y, but Keys had written her seminal song "If I Ain't Got You".

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Janelle Monáe making us feel.

Song of the year is awarded to the songwriters, while record of the year goes to the performer as well as those instrumental in creating the single, including the engineer and the producer (s). Her apparent hosting strategy played to her strengths as a storyteller and musician.

Social media discovering Brandi Carlile. Singing on two pianos, her voice is timeless.

Honorable mention: Beyoncé protégé's Chloe x Hallee wore incredible oversize white metal hoop earrings during their performance. Kacey Musgraves and Cardi B cleared up in the traditionally male dominated categories of "Album of the Year" and "Best Rap Album" respectively, while Dolly Parton and Diana Ross received lifetime achievement awards. "I need another haircut'".

The big winners of the night included Album of the Year victor Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B who became the first woman to win the Best Rap Album award as a solo artist.

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