We will start off with Kanye West, Rihanna and Sir Paul McCartney they brought Rihanna’s new single “FourFiveSeconds” to life for the first time at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. Wearing a black pantsuit, she performed the acoustic song against a white screen, which moved to reveal a curtained backdrop.
During a pre-show interview, Kanye revealed that he will be executive producing Rihanna’s upcoming album.
Smith will be taking his trophies including Album of the Year and Record of the Year back home to the U.K. While accepting Record of the Year, he thanked his former lover who inspired his album.
“Thank you to the man who broke my heart, it just got me four Grammys,” joked Smith.
He is already working on his next album, and told Ryan Seacrest that it will be “even sadder.”
eyoncé’s halo was shining bright at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. Following an introduction from Gwyneth Paltrow and LL Cool J, Queen Bey capped off the three-and-a-half-hour show with the gospel hymn “Take My Hand, Precious Lord.”
Dressed in all white, Beysus took it to church with her hair-raising cover, which was previously performed by Ledisi for the Selma soundtrack.
John Legend and Common followed with a performance of their Oscar-nominated song “Glory.”
While she didn’t win Album of the Year, Bey went home with three other awards, bringing her career total to a whopping 20 Grammys.