"Thank you to my parents and my brother for believing in me", she said, also urging the crowd to "support real music and real artists because everyone deserves the same shot".
However they did it, it certainly made an impact, with Janelle Monae announcing in a call for change, 'We come in peace, but we mean business'. "It's right here in our industry as well". (Dr. Luke has denied her accusations.) At the end, the women embraced Kesha in a group hug.
Chappelle won best comedy album during the televised show.
Three country artists who were on the bill at the country music festival that was the site of a mass shooting in Las Vegas in October joined to sing a somber version of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven". The names of the victims were displayed behind them as they performed.
"This country was built by dreamers for dreamers", said Cabello, who introduced the rock band U2.
Sting's performance was somewhat political as he sang his 1987 song, "Englishman in NY", which includes the lyrics, "Oh, I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien, I'm an Englishman in NY".
After her performance with Elton John, the 25-year-old looked downright iconic on the red carpet in a Zac Posen gown.
"I have always loved the Grammys but to have artists read the Fire and Fury book killed it", she tweeted. With his "Damn" besting work by Jay-Z ("4:44"), Atlanta trio Migos' "Culture", "Laila's Wisdom" by North Carolina rapper Rapsody, and Tyler, the Creator's "Flower Boy", Lamar has banked his fifth trophy of the day.
Cardi B kept up with Mars and his band's killer dance moves, while showing off her own flamboyant skills on the mic.
Earlier this week (26Jan18), female music executives sent emails to the celebrity guests set to attend the Grammys, encouraging them to take part in the floral accessory trend, and as the show kicked off at Madison Square Garden in NY, it was apparent the message had been received loud and clear.
Tony Award winners Ben Platt and Patti LuPone delivered impressive tributes to composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein.
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