The 8 Most Shocking Moments in Grammys History
With its extravagant performances and daring red-carpet looks, the Grammy Awards have been known to illicit a few eyebrow raises. The 60th annual awards show is just six days away and what better way to warm up for music’s biggest night than by revisiting the eight most shocking moments in Grammys history? (Air guitar solos excluded.)
1. When J.Lo Took the Plunge (2000)
Who could forget J.Lo’s verdant Versace bathing suit coverup dress? All we can say is thank goodness for double-sided tape.
2. And M.I.A. was About to Pop (2009)
3. When Lady Gaga Made an Egg-stravagant Entrance (2011)
Mother Monster arrived at the award show securely nestled in an enormous egg and, in true Gaga fashion, emerged from her shell onstage.
4. And Pink’s Performance Defied Gravity (2014)
The Beautiful Trauma singer proved her acrobatic skills match her vocals with a jaw-dropping aerial performance. Now that’s multitasking.
5. When Madonna Bared Her Assets (2015)
Madge gave cheeky a new meaning when she flashed her bum on the Grammys red carpet.
6. And Kanye West Tried to Overshadow Beck (2015)
History nearly repeated itself when the Famous singer stormed the stage after Beck won Best Album instead of West’s first pick, Beyoncé. A bewildered Beck invited him to say a few words, but the Louis Vuitton Don returned to his seat like a good Kanye.
7. When Kristen Wiig Did Her Best Sia Impression (2015)
Wiig took a break from making us giggle and donned a leotard and Sia wig for a half-creepy, half-impressive modern dance performance with Maddie Ziegler to “Chandelier.” We’re still trying to figure out if it was a farce or not…