Alicia Keys Opens Grammys With Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, J-Lo & Jada Pinkett


This 12 months’s Grammy ceremonies obtained off to an explosive begin when Camila Cabello delivered on the awards present’s first efficiency with a rendition of her “Havana” hit, joined by Young Thug, J Balvin, and Ricky Martin earlier than Alicia Keys would hit the stage to supply up her first phrases because the Grammys’ host. But, Keys determined that she would want a bit assist to ship on the message that will underscore Sunday’s broadcast–the energy of music.

Soon Alicia invited out Jada Pinkett-SMoith, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and former first girl Michelle Obama to assist her double down on the inspiring message. While Gaga, Smith and Lopez had been in a position to allude to their very own experiences as entertainers to spotlight how highly effective music could be, Obama needed to put a maintain on her personal remarks as she was met with roaring applause instantly after uttering her first phrases.

 “From the Motown information I wore out on the south aspect,” she started. “To the ‘Who Run the World’ songs that fueled me by way of this final decade, music has at all times helped me inform my story […] Music helps us shares ourselves. Our dignity and sorrows, our hope and pleasure. It permits us to listen to each other, to ask one another in.”

Soon after, Lady Gaga would return to the stage to settle for the night time’s first broadcasted prize for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for her and Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow.”