The 12 Most Iconic Power Couples in Grammys History

Romeo and Juliet epitomized young love. Ricky and Lucy proved opposites attract. And then there’s Beyoncé and Jay-Z. She runs the world and even when he has 99 problems, they always crush the Grammys.

In honor of this Sunday’s 65th annual Grammy Awards, here are 12 of the most iconic couples of Grammys past and present.

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1. John Lennon & Yoko Ono (1975)

The late Beatles frontman and his lady love brought a Summer of Love feel to the awards show when they walked the red carpet together in 1975.

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2. J.lo & Marc Anthony (2005)

The co-parents were a Grammys staple and even performed together at the 2005 award show before consciously uncoupling in 2014.

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3. Rihanna & Drake (2011)

While they reportedly dated for only a short while, Drake and Rihanna’s chemistry was palpable in their 2011 Grammys performance of “What’s My Name.”

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4. Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban (2015)

It might seem like the Country Music Awards are more Urban’s jam, but with four wins and plenty of Grammys date nights with Kidman under his belt, it’s safe to say these two are Grammy Awards vets.

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5. Faith Hill & Tim Mcgraw (2017)

This country crooning couple of 25 years have been calling the Grammys date night since 1998, and they have eight statues between them to prove it.

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6. Beyoncé & Jay-z (2017)

Bey and Jay own 28 and 23 Grammys respectively, so yeah, we’ll go ahead and call them the king and queen of the award show.

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7. James & Julia Corden (2017)

He’s a two-time Grammys host and the king of Carpool Karaoke. She’s a TV producer and mom of three. Yep, definitely a Grammys power couple.

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8. John Legend & Chrissy Teigen (2017)

The couple of 14 years have 12 Grammys in their home thanks to a joint effort from Legend and his inspiration, Teigen.

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9. Elton John & David Furnish (2018)

They met in 1993 and have graced the Grammys red carpet more than a time or two. If only the 75-year-old wasn’t retiring after his Farewell: Yellow Brick Road tour to spend more time with Furnish, 59, and their kids, Zachary (11) and Elijah (9).

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10. Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra (2020)

Nick Jonas first connected with Priyanka Chopra when he slid into her DMs. A few years later, the couple tied the knot in 2018 and hosted not one, not two, but three wedding receptions.

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11. Jhené Aiko & Big Sean (2021)

All eyes were on the Big Sean and his girlfriend, Jhené Aiko, in 2021. The pair were longtime friends before they became a couple, but they’ve been dating for several years now. Aiko has a music career of her own, with three Grammy nominations to her name.

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12. Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker (2022)

If there’s one couple that dominated headlines in 2022, it was Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker. This appearance preceded their wedding, which took place one month later in May 2022.

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