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by Josh McCann

The 2024 Grammys are packed with star ability. The awards air February 4th on CBS. Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey will be there. In spite of everyones viewpoint on the demonstrate, Ive always been a loyal fan. Ive watched it every year given that the 90s. I even experienced enjoy get-togethers (check with my friends, this was genuine!). Heres my checklist of favorite performances, along with my activities while seeing.


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Prince/Beyonce Purple Rain Lets Go Crazy Mad in Like (2004)

This was insane! Prince went mad on his guitar. He executed Purple Rain, then Beyonc came down the ways and it bought wild. They played Allows go outrageous and Outrageous in Appreciate. I recall watching it and not stating just about anything, in awe of anything. Its going to be tough to leading that, I stated to my buddy. Yeah that was wonderful. I have to have yet another consume, he said.

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YouTube: Lady Gaga

Girl Gaga Born this Way (2011)

Did you see she arrived in an egg on the purple carpet?! I explained to my close friends as they arrived carrying foods and beer.

Girl Gaga sucks!! a single of my close friends explained.

Oh come on, I reported. Its musics largest evening!

This was 2011, and the planet even now didnt know what to make of Girl Gaga. Born This Way experienced just been released a few times earlier. Girl Gaga was nonetheless incredibly mysteriouspeople didnt know what she would do future. Its a killer efficiency, with backup dancers and Gaga playing an organ at 1 issue. The music was model new but now felt like a major hit.


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Bob Dylan Lovesick (1998)

Im in significant school and viewing the Grammys. This was when it acquired huge scores. I wondered why this male was dancing future to Dylan. The functionality was neat but was overshadowed by soy bomb. Protection grabbed him. Whats hilarious is how Dylan doesnt feel phased. He performs the tune for an additional 3 minutes! I don’t forget the future day in English class. Whats a soy bomb?! I questioned my mate, sitting future to me. He ruined Dylans effectiveness. Screw him! he mentioned. We examined our vocab terms but Dylan taught us about daily life.

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Ricky Martin The Cup of Lifetime (1999)

It was a a big celebration. Introduced the house down. Ricky was about to be a mega celebrity. I sat on the sofa, disregarding my Geometry research, devouring Doritos. The following working day in Spanish course, our trainer talked how about how Ricky Martin was already the most significant star in Puerto Rico. This general performance led to the Latin explosion in the US.


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Taylor Swift Out of the Woods (2016)

The 1989 Era was coming to a shut. My buddies and I experienced found her on the past summer tour, and we hadnt stopped pondering about it since. It was Taylors calendar year she went pop.

Shes opening the display! I explained, having a bite out of my nachos and cheese.

Hold out, thats Jack Antonoff on stage, my mate mentioned, having a consume of his beer.

Bleachers are on the Grammys?! an additional mate mentioned.

This was the ultimate prevent of the album cycle. This underrated one opened the present. Jack is on guitar. Taylor is possessing the stage. She later wins ideal album to near the clearly show.

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YouTube: Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa Levitate (2021)

I believe I was speechless just after this performance. Its all a blur. This was her victory lap for Foreseeable future Nostalgia. It was an incredible album. All people danced to it on TikTok during lockdown. Dua carried out Levitate. She deserved this instant. She was now a environment well known pop star. Make sure you never prevent now. The clearly show experienced a confined amount of money of men and women in the crowd. I remember watching it at dwelling, strains of Covid even now rampant. I texted my friends. Wow that was awesome, I explained. Outstanding, one particular close friend stated. Were individuals bruises on her legs? yet another good friend stated.

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Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Sense Man in the Mirror (1988)

This was for the duration of the peak of Poor. I dont bear in mind seeing this. MJ captivated the group like never in advance of. I was in kindergarten, hanging out with good friends at recess and viewing Ghostbusters at home. Young ones practiced the moonwalk on the playground. We didnt care about the swings anymore. I went to his live performance months afterwards for the Negative tour at the bought out Civic Arena. With my mothers and fathers. I don’t forget that exhibit!


YouTube: Shakira

Shakira and Wyclef Jean Hips Dont Lie (2007)

All the dancing, all the hips, and they didnt lie. These kinds of a huge strike. Shakira experienced turn into a huge star with this solitary. The effectiveness took her fame to a different degree. My friends and I agreed on it becoming a career highlight overall performance. So much vitality, I mentioned, possessing some wings. Thats what the demonstrate required, my buddy mentioned. I had just launched my very first album with my band. The band is going to be there a person day, a person pal reported. Yeah that wound be ridiculous, I claimed.


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Bruce Springsteen The Rising (2003)

Allows be straightforward: theres no way I wasnt placing Bruce on this listing! The Mounting came out in 2002. It meant everything to me. I played it nonstop on my cd participant. Right after observing him perform it dwell on The Soaring tour (Dec 2002), I realized this efficiency would be unbelievable. I shouted the lyrics, felt like I was there, all the whilst getting one more beer. Chills. At the time, I was spending afternoons writing tracks and jamming with my drummer. All I cared about was enjoying guitar and producing. This tune was (and nevertheless is) almost everything!

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Melissa Ethridge and Joss Stone Janis Joplin Tribute (2005)

I have to admitI forgot about this one. Whilst heading by these videos and determining which kinds to select, my assistant, Carson, experienced stated it. We played it. Ok this is undoubtedly heading on, Carson mentioned. Yeah I dont see how we go away this off the list, I reported. Although viewing the video on Youtube, I remembered viewing it in 2005 and currently being overtaken by the electricity of Melissa and Joss.

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Green Day American Fool (2005)

The band had taken about the globe and mainstream radio with American Idiot. It was excellent to see a rock band on the clearly show. It was a substantial time for Inexperienced Day. Transform this up! my good friend yelled (Green Day is his favored band). I turned it up. We talked about the general performance the subsequent working day though stocking shelves at the grocery store. Im nonetheless contemplating about that efficiency, I reported. I experienced released my debut EP the prior 12 months. There was no turning back again now.

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Sheryl Crow There Goes the Neighborhood (1999)

This was a late entry. After once more, my assistant Carson (he viewed tons of video clips for this post) mentioned it. Its this sort of a good general performance. Superb music. Sheryl Crow is at her coolest below. It nevertheless retains up these days. Again in 1999, I recall watching it and feeling like it was an underrated second of the display. Superior things.


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U2 Stroll On (2002)

A huge calendar year for U2. All That You Cant Go away At the rear of introduced the band back to mainstream achievement. Longtime supporters, like myself, loved it much too (they are a person of my fav bands at any time). Again in 2002 I experienced grow to be a U2 fanatic. I saw them are living in 2001 at the Civic Arena. This Grammy overall performance was unique. It opened the clearly show. I turned up the television set, allow the guitars ring, Bonos voice booming through the walls. I needed to get my guitar and perform along. I sat back down on the sofa. Had some chips. Attempted to come back down but experienced to go away it at the rear of. They are so very good, I stated, having a handful of chips. Remarkable, my friend mentioned, handing me a consume. There would be lots of much more of these moments.

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