Country Moments At The Grammy’s

Taylor Opening Up The Grammy’s

The Grammy’s were  as exciting as ever last night…what a great show!  Below are some of the biggest Country Moments.

  • Taylor Swift opened the show with her smash crossover “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” in a circus-themed performance a-la Alice in Wonderland.
  • During Taylor’s opening song, she changed up the lyrics saying, “I’m sorry, I’m busy opening up the Grammys.” – some speculation it was a jab at ex Harry Styles.
  • Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley collaborated on each other’s hits, “Over You” and “Home” respectively. Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman gave them a standing ovation.
  • Faith Hill and Tim McGraw presented the Song of the Year award to pop group Fun. for “We Are Young.”
  • Carrie Underwood was seated next to controversial couple Chris Brown and Rihanna.
  • Hunter Hayes and Miranda Lambert singing along with Maroon 5 and Alicia Keys on their “Girl On Fire/Daylight” mashup.
  • Kelly Clarkson gives shout out to her “sexy” fiancé Brandon Blackstock (Reba’s stepson) after winning Pop Vocal Album. She added, “I got stuck to Miranda Lambert, which is a story for a song… later, with alcohol.”
  • Carrie Underwood was wearing $31-million in jewels at the Grammys.
  • Kelly Clarkson sang “Tennessee Waltz” in honor of the late Patti Page and Carole King with “Natural Woman.” She was given a standing ovation.
  • Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban and Taylor Swift singing and dancing along with Bruno Mars’ performance of “Locked Out Of Heaven.”
  • Carrie Underwood created a “Grammy moment” when her big white dress turned into a piece of art! During her performance of “Blown Away/Two Black Cadillacs,” designs and images of roses and butterflies were projected onto the front of her dress. (A technique known as “video mapping.”)
  • Zac Brown joined Elton John, Mavis Staples, Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes and Mumford and Sons for a tribute to Levon Helm with The Band’s “The Weight.”

 

COUNTRY TWEETS FROM THE GRAMMYS

  • Miranda Lambert (@mirandalambert): “Tonight I talked to beyonce:), exchanged numbers with @aliciakeys and got stuck to one of my favorite singers ever @kelly_clarkson. Happy!”
  • Zac Brown Band (@zacbrownband): “Nice to see that Taylor can reach you without spectacle. #GRAMMYs”
  • Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts (@JayDeMarcus): “It’s amazing some of the crap that passes for music these days… Jeez.”
  • Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town (@OhGussie): “Oh my stars!! #14yearsinthemaking pic.twitter.com/rzdxkhbq
  • Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw): “Backstage….or under the stage just about to head out to the stage to present! pic.twitter.com/qh2TT7GE
  • Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton): “Looking for Carrie Underwoods dressing room… I’m taking that Grammy!!!!”
  • Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton): “So Miranda and I have talked about it. And I don’t care what anybody says. ANYBODY.. @kelly_clarkson is THE best singer on earth. Period.”

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