These are the good, bad and viral moments that had Twitter talking.
The hottest names in music gathered at the Staples Center for the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, for an evening that was filled with powerful performances and touching tributes.
The event went down just hours after former Laker Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash. Their deaths were felt on both the red carpet and throughout the show.
Click the link below for a comprehensive list of Kobe tributes throughout the evening:
Below are all the good, bad and viral moments that had Twitter talking.
Kicking off the show, Lizzo said, "Tonight is for Kobe," before sitting down at the piano to play an emotional rendition of "Cuz I Love You." After that, she roared through "Love Hurts" and got the crowd hyped.
Alicia Keys then came out on stage to really pay tribute.
"Here we are together, on music's biggest night, celebrating the artists that do it best. But to be honest with you, we're all feeling crazy sadness right now because earlier today Los Angeles, America and the whole wide world lost a hero," she said. "And we're literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built. Right now, Kobe and his daughter Gianna and all of those who have been tragically lost today are in our spirit, they're in our hearts, they're in our prayers, they're in this building and I would like to ask everybody to take a moment and hold them inside of you and share our strength and our support with their families. We never imagined in a million years we'd have to start the show like this, never, never, never. So we wanted to do something that could describe a tiny bit how we all feel right now."
She then brought Boyz II Men out on stage to join her for a performance of "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday," before the camera panned to both of Kobe's retired jerseys, which hang inside the Staples Center.
She later sat at the piano again, saying Kobe loved music and adding that "he would want us to keep the vibrations high."
Billy Porter Makes an Entrance
One of the most fun moments of the night actually went down on the red carpet, as "Pose" star Billy Porter once again treated us all to one of his perfectly over-the-top looks.
The actor showed up to the event rocking a blue, sparkly, fringe-covered jumpsuit from Baja East and a hat to match. While the look alone would be a show-stopper, the hat's fringe pulled opened to reveal his perfectly made-up face. It was something special!
Me: I hate drama— Sam Stryker (@sbstryker) January 27, 2020
Also me when there’s drama: pic.twitter.com/sCyKFgnzZK
This is litterally the coolest most iconic shit ever. A crystal fringe partition parting like that to reveal your beat face... Only billy porter would do some shit like this pic.twitter.com/4XVFR21JCb— d 🌻 24 (@deuxchankai) January 27, 2020
Thank god for billy porter and lil nas x reminding us there is beauty in the world pic.twitter.com/jktTYevIuL— courtney 🐝 (@merricats) January 27, 2020
Billy Porter's silver fringe makes him look like Geordi LaForge's fabulous cousin on his mother's side, Gorgeous LaForge. pic.twitter.com/tTOYuFSNa4— R. Eric Thomas (@oureric) January 27, 2020
Lizzo's Big Night
Lizzo lead the pack heading into the Grammys, with eight nominations. She already picked up two trophies before the official show actually began and then won the first award of the night, Best Pop Solo Performance.
While she was rooting for Beyonce and mouthing the singer's name when the category was announced, she flipped when her own name was called. The censors hit her hard, bleeping out a few of her celebratory remarks as she hit the podium. Calling her win both "unexpected" and "really cool," she referred to Kobe's death during her speech.
"I be lost in my problems, stressed out and in an instant all of that can go away and your priorities really shift. Today, all of my little problems I thought were big of the world were gone," she said. "I realize there are people hurting right now and you guys create beautiful music, you create connectivity. We need to continue to reach out, this is the beginning of making music that moves people again, that liberates people."
"Let's continue to reach out, hold each other down and lift each other up!"
Lizzo dropping f-bombs while she accepts the first Grammy of the decade is my sexual orientation.#GRAMMYs— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) January 27, 2020
“Hold each other down and lift each other up.” - Lizzo with a word! #GRAMMYs— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) January 27, 2020
Okay...But did Lizzo have her eyes clothes with her fingers crossed saying "Beyonce", hoping Bey won. lol.— George M Johnson (@IamGMJohnson) January 27, 2020
i don’t care what y’all have to say about Lizzo, she made several POINTS in her speech. PERIOD. tbh I would have been fine with whoever won this category 🤷🏻♀️ #GRAMMYs— Internet Mom ⁷ (@ashleyippolito) January 27, 2020
What's In Nick Jonas' Teeth?
That was the question Twitter was asking throughout the Jonas Brothers' performance of both "What a Man Gotta Do" and their upcoming release, "Five More Minutes."
As Nick sang, eagle eyed viewers couldn't help but notice something lodged in-between his teeth. After the show aired, he even acknowledged the situation on Twitter.
And at least you all know I eat my greens. 🤪— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) January 27, 2020
NICK JONAS HAS FOOD IN HIS TEETH i don't feel so alone anymore— emily m (@emollymol) January 27, 2020
I’m jealous of whatever is stuck in Nick Jonas’s teeth— Kalie Shorr (@kalieshorr) January 27, 2020
Nick Jonas had food in his teeth during his performance and I think Joe and Kevin purposely didn’t tell him as pay back for breaking up the band years ago— Allison (@AlliNichole7) January 27, 2020
Tyler, the Creator Shakes It Up
Tyler, the Creator certainly had people talking when he hit the stage to perform his songs "EARFQUAKE" and "NEW MAGIC WAND."
Dressed as his Igor alter-ego and flanked by an army of dancers rocking the same outfit, he literally made the earth shake, before the stage burst into flames. It was weird, it was entertaining and it was unlike anything else we saw all night.
He later picked up the trophy for Best Rap Album, with his clearly emotional mother joining him on stage.
YALL GON STOP COUNTING ME OUT!— Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) January 27, 2020
im so upset rn ..... TYLER THE CREATOR JUST DID THE MOST AMAZING PERFORMANCE AND BTS WERENT EVEN THERE TO SEE IT ... someone pls tell me it’s fake pic.twitter.com/VbNuLAeOyD— ☆ mari⁷ (@vmjnt) January 27, 2020
That Tyler performance was flames— 6 inches is enough (@ExtendoBans) January 27, 2020
Let's Go Crazy for Usher
Usher was tapped to front a Prince tribute and he did not disappoint. Rocking a sparkly blazer, an open dress shirt and leather pants, the singer was feeling himself as he performed a medley of the Purple One's biggest hits.
Rolling through "Little Red Corvette," "When Doves Cry" and "Kiss," he was flanked by both Sheila E and FKA Twigs - for one helluva performance. While some loved Twigs' dance moves, others wondered why she didn't get a mic too.
Come on FKA looking like Vanity!— George M Johnson (@IamGMJohnson) January 27, 2020
Usher sounds good too.
imagine making the decision to not let FKA Twigs sing anything at all— rob sheffield (@robsheff) January 27, 2020
FKA Twigs has never been less utilized effectively— steven j. horowitz (@speriod) January 27, 2020
Camila Cabello Brings Dad to Tears
Shawn Mendes' girlfriend had another guy on her mind as she performed her new balled, "First Man," on Sunday night. This one was all about her father, who sat in the front row as she performed.
"I promise he loves me, he'd never hurt me. He held me so tight, now someone else can," she sang, "But you were the first man that really loved me."
As she ended the song, she walked down the stairs to him and he was clearly tearing up. So was Gwen Stefani in the audience. Offset's reaction also went viral.
offset's face after that father daughter dance i cant !!!!! https://t.co/RDjviW3XJp— hunter harris (@hunteryharris) January 27, 2020
offset's face after that father daughter dance i cant !!!!! https://t.co/RDjviW3XJp— hunter harris (@hunteryharris) January 27, 2020
Camila Cabello’s dad is Mexican who moved to Cuba then the US. He is the story of immigrants who do everything to give their children a better life than they had. I can only imagine what Mr. Cabello is feeling tonight. pic.twitter.com/6IKtdChUhD— Jack Rico (@JackRicofficial) January 27, 2020
Ariana's Lyric Change
Ariana Grande performed a medley of her hits ending with "Thank U, Next" -- but sang a different version of the song than we've heard before. Instead of the lyrics referring to their at one time-strained relationship, the new ones had a more hopeful tone.
While the original song goes, "One day I'll walk down the aisle / holding hands with my mama / I'll be thanking my dad / 'cause she grew from the drama," she changed the last line to say, "cuz he's really awesome."
Both her parents joined her at this year's event.
what a beautiful strong emotional passionate heartbreaking heartwarming generous beautiful magnificent performance ariana. i love you with all of my heart. i am so incredibly proud! 🥰 #GRAMMYs— Frankie James Grande (@FrankieJGrande) January 27, 2020
ariana fucking grande showed up to the grammys with the best outfit, most iconic performance of the night and now all that’s left is for her to collect the awards she deserves. pic.twitter.com/3Un1xIv0Vs— CHUN-LI (@chunswai) January 27, 2020
You can hear the pain the hurt she has been through, ariana I love you for how strong you have been & sharing your moments with us letting us help you, thankyou for existing & being a wonderful loving human pic.twitter.com/z9PvmrgrBp— 𝘯𝘢𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘢⁷ (@jiminjms) January 27, 2020
Aerosmith's Chaotic Performance
Aerosmith had some serious drama leading up to their Grammy performance, as they refused to let longtime drummer Joey Kramer rejoin the band following a break for an "illness." They claimed he wasn't up to snuff, he filed a lawsuit, but they all reunited at MusiCares event this weekend.
Joey didn't join, but Run DMC did as the group performed "Walk This Way" during the telecast. The number also had a special shoutout to Bryant.
Whenever Aerosmith & Run DMC perform Walk This Way without Britney Spears, NSync, and Mary J it feels like a missed opportunity pic.twitter.com/9tIogwD1LU— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) January 27, 2020
Love that this Run DMC/Aerosmith performance is as chaotic as my Twitter feed— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) January 27, 2020
not to be THAT person who’s like “lol who is this super famous person that all the teens love” but literally who is aerosmith— Matt Bellassai (@MattBellassai) January 27, 2020
I've been watching Aerosmith and Run-DMC perform "Walk This Way" at awards shows for more than twenty fucking years, man— Todd in the Shadows (@ShadowTodd) January 27, 2020
Old Town Road Megamix
Lil Nas X brought the house down with a medley of "Old Town Road" remixes. He started the song solo -- with a Kobe Bryant 24 jersey on stage with him -- before he was joined by the boys of BTS for "Seoul Town Road." He then switched it up again and was joined by yodeler Mason Ramsey and Billy Ray Cyrus, for their own version of the song.
With that, Lil Nas X switched outfits, came out in a black latex number that would make Neo jealous and performed "Rodeo" with "Big Nas," better known as just Nas.
Lil Nas X on this stage with Nas right now is a big fucking deal.— Ernest Owens (@MrErnestOwens) January 27, 2020
To see this hip-hop legend embrace an openly gay rapper on the #GRAMMYs state just put a tear in my eyes.
That was everything.
NAS JUST CAME OUT TO PERFORM WITH LIL NAS X— Debating Hip-Hop (@DebatingHipHop_) January 27, 2020
Everything aside Let’s just appreciate the fact that Lil Nas didn’t have to, but he invited BTS to share his special moment with them. And it became special for BTS as well. You did well guys 💜— Lilith ⁷ |BTS ONLY EVENT| (@CelladoraLilith) January 27, 2020
Demi Lovato Bares Her Soul
Demi Lovato made a triumphant return to the stage to sing a song she originally recorded just four days before her 2018 drug overdose. Titled "Anyone," the song is about someone searching for a connection.
The singer got choked up, started crying and had to start over again.
"I tried to talk to my piano, I tried to talk to my guitar, talk to my imagination, confided into alcohol," she began. "100 million stories and 100 million songs, I feel stupid when I sing, nobody's listening to me. Nobody's listening."
"I talk to shooting stars, but they always get it wrong," the lyrics continued. "I feel stupid when I pray, why should I pray anyway if nobody's listening. Anyone, please send me anyone, lord is there anyone, I need someone."
She got a standing ovation after the performance.
i am very grateful demi lovato is who she is. her music is few of the ones that rlly speaks to me.— Bryana Salaz (@bryanasalaz) January 27, 2020
Demi Lovato SO POWERFUL!! We are all listening ❤👏🏼 #GRAMMYs— Lele Pons (@lelepons) January 27, 2020
Y’all better not act brand new to miss Demi Lovato’s vocals like LIGHTWEIGHT isn’t one of the best pop vocals of the last decade. DEMI SINGS DOWN— Phillip Henry (@MajorPhilebrity) January 27, 2020
i seriously can’t fathom how hard it was for her to sing a song this vulnerable after such a traumatic incident... demi deserves ALL THE RESPECT pic.twitter.com/5Qdc0H6Ilc— mumu (@kickitlalisa) January 27, 2020
DEMI— T. Kyle (@tkylemac) January 27, 2020
the range, the talent, the resilience
Bringing the House Down for Nipsey Hussle
The tributes continued when DJ Khaled, John Legend, YG, Meek Mikk, Roddy Ricch and Kirk Franklin assembled on stage for a special performance in celebration of the late, great Nipsey Hussle.
Hours before the performance, with Kobe Bryant's death was confirmed, Legend actually tweeted about losing both icons from inside the Staples Center. "I'm so sad and stunned right now. In Staples Arena, where Kobe created so many memories for all of us, preparing to pay tribute to another brilliant man we lost too soon, Nipsey Hussle. Life can be so brutal and senseless sometimes. Hold on to your loved ones. We miss you, Kobe."
The performance ended with a special shoutout to Bryant, as a photo of the two of them was shown on the screen. Hussle was also honored with his first Grammy win, for Best Rap Performance, before the telecast.
Between the passing of Kobe, his beautiful daughter, the other lives lost in the crash & this Nipsey tribute bringing the hurt back again... I am all cried out...simply numb! Father God please cover the families & friends. Give them strength & peace Lord— IG: @TamiRoman (@TamiRoman) January 27, 2020
The Nipsey Hussle tribute with DJ Khaled, Meek Mill, YG, Roddy Ricch, & John Legend is simply ...beautiful 😢 #Grammys— REVOLT TV (@revolttv) January 27, 2020
This is one of the best tributes I have ever seen. I am crying my eyes out. REST IN PARADISE NIPSEY!!!!— Nina Parker (@MzGossipGirl) January 27, 2020
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Steal the Rap Category
He's the Prince of Darkness and she's his queen but instead of presenting the award for Rock album, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne hit the stage to hand out the trophy for Best Rap/Sung Performance.
It was pretty clear Sharon had no idea who most of the nominees were -- or how to say winner DJ Khaled's name -- and while it could have come across as somewhat insulting, she nailed it and clearly won over Twitter.
Sharon Osbourne reading off the Rap/Sung nominees is actually lifting my spirit.— Craig Bro Dude (@CraigSJ) January 27, 2020
hearing sharon osbourne say these song and artist names is SENDING ME— nile (@storyteIIers) January 27, 2020
## Billie Eilish Doesn't Feel Worthy It was a huge night for Billie Eilish, who picked up wins in four of the eight categories she was nominated in on Sunday and became the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year. As she and her brother Finneas O'Connell made their way on stage ... again ... to collect that trophy, Eilish explained how she felt Ariana Grande actually deserved the win for "Thank U, Next." "Can I just say that I think Ariana deserves this," she said as the camera cut to Grande in the audience. "Thank U Next... and I think it deserves [it] more than anything in the world." Grande was gracious as ever, telling her, "No, No!" and blowing her a kiss. View Photo Gallery Getty
Whoever made the decision to have Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne to present the best rap performance needs a fucking raise #GRAMMYs— Dylan Matthews (@DylanMatthews91) January 27, 2020