The Grammys host, LL was joined by Chuck D, Travis Barker, Tom Morello and DJ Z-Trip to close out the ceremony by premiering his new track “Whaddup“. They also gave a special tribute to Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch. Never forget. yardie
During the evening’s ceremony, Frank performed “Forrest Gump” while previewing the upcoming video as his backdrop. Expect the video to premiere sooner than soon. mwp
During the acceptance speech for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Grammy, Jay-Z thanked the local swap meet for The-Dream’s kooky hat. Niggas fashion is weak—quit wasting all the models. UPDATE: The-Dream On The Roast
The Grammys paid tribute to the legendary Bob Marley this evening. Above, Bruno Mars, Sting, Rihanna as well as Ziggy and Damian Marley did the honors with a medley. Where was Snoop Lion? yardie
Following Maroon 5’s performance of their single “Daylight”, the Staples Center followed the beat to Alicia Keys’ drums for her unique rendition of “Girl On Fire”. And yes, she is. yardie
After taking home the “Best Short Form Music Video” honor for “We Found Love”, Ms. Robyn Fenty left Breezy’s side and graced the Grammy stage for an intimate performance of “Stay”. Beautiful. yardie
Justin Timberlake returned to the Grammy stage this evening. Before Hov returned to the audience, the tandem gave their first televised performance of “Suit & Tie”. Justin then performed “Pusher Love Girl”. mwp
Miguel already took home an award. But during the televised ceremony, he and his matching-outfit-wearer Wiz Khalifa gave a live performance of the remix to the Grammys’ “Best R&B Song“. mwp
Awards have already been given out for the 55th annual Grammys. So far, the Throne has accumulated two awards and Drake takes “Best Rap Album”. See the rest of the winners after the jump.
The nominees for the 2012 Grammys were announced this evening. Frank Ocean, who’s channel ORANGE is up for Album of the Year, leads the pack with 6 along with Kanye West and Jay-Z. The ceremony airs Sunday, February 10 at 8pm EST on CBS at the Staples Center in L.A. Congrats!