The most-talked about arrival of the night hatched from an egg to perform "Born This Way."
Two young dudes making music and fighting ninjas. Got a problem with that?
Low-key and understated as always, the "F-ck You" singer Fraggle Rocked the house with a great costume, puppets and Gwyneth Paltrow.
In a rousing performance, the rapper and the Bahamian singer ripped through "Love the Way You Lie," which was just terrific. No lie.
The singer and songwriter gave a hugely entertaining performance with B.o.B. and Jenelle Monae.
In one of the first of several acts to incorporate images of fire, the English band also worked a sense of street revolution into their song "Uprising."
She gave a swinging performance that got even Nicole Kidman singing along.
Unfortunatley, the Grammy awards are not chosen by a show of hands.
The froggy voiced legend led a strummy supergroup featuring his band, the Avett Brothers and Mumford & Sons. The best part? Watching Bob strike some classic crooner poses not seen since the days of Rudy Vallee.
An amazing array of talent gathered to celebrate the work of Aretha Franklin, but the moment suffered a bit from its placement at the beginning of the telecast, as well as by the fact that the singers had to stand about a lot.
Compared to the other performances featuring Rihanna, rappers and images of fire, this one was perhaps our least favorite. But it wasn't bad.
Well, she didn't win Best New Artist, but the singer seems to have an incredible career ahead of her anyway.
The Rolling Stones singer delivered a souful tribute to the late Solomon Burke that showed he hasn't lost a step despite being nearly two thousand years old.
The country singer showed plenty of soul during the Aretha Franklin tribute.
The country crooner got a very enthusiastic introduction by Blake Shelton, her fiancé.
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