Ravi Shankar wins best world music album at Grammys Awards
The singer pretended to talk to the offending boyfriend on the phone: "I'm busy opening the Grammys and we're never getting back together.''
Justin Timberlake debuted new tracks "Suit & Tie'' with Jay-Z and "Pusher Love'' in a performance that was broadcast in retro black and white. Elton John and Ed Sheeran teamed on "The A Team'' and Miguel and Wiz Khalifa joined forces teamed up on "Adorn.'' Alicia Keys played drums during Maroon 5's "Daylight,'' before Adam Levine's band backed her on "Girl on Fire.''
Adele won the first award of the night on the main telecast, taking home best pop solo performance for "Set Fire to the Rain (Live),'' in one of the night's least-surprising moments - though the singer was somewhat taken aback.
"I just wanted to be part of the night, because I loved it last year, obviously,'' she said of winning a record-tying six awards in 2012.
Carrie Underwood won best country solo performance for "Blown Away'' and Kelly Clarkson turned in the night's most exuberant acceptance speech after winning best pop vocal album for "Stronger.'' After hugging much of the front row and momentarily getting stuck to Miranda Lambert's dress, Clarkson charged the stage with a giant smile.
"Miguel, I don't know who the hell you are, but we need to sing together,'' she said. "I mean, good God.
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