Beyonce Makes History and More

Mic drop! The 2023 Grammy Awards introduced the star energy with killer performances and acceptance speeches, cementing it as music’s largest evening.

Us Weekly rounded up the highest 5 moments from the awards present, which befell on Sunday, February 5, in case you missed something — or simply wish to relive the magical night.

Host Trevor Noah kicked off the evening by trolling a number of celebrities and introducing Adele to her dream movie star, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

“The individual that Adele has at all times wished to fulfill and by no means has is Dwayne Johnson,” Noah, 38, revealed as he made his method to the “Whats up” songstress’ desk. “I don’t have Dwayne Johnson right here tonight, however I do have somebody referred to as The Rock.”

Grammys 2023 Best Moments: Beyonce Makes History, Adele Becomes BFFs With Dwayne Johnson and More
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Adele, for her half, was shocked to see the previous wrestler, 50, in individual and couldn’t include her pleasure when she hugged him within the viewers.

Because the night progressed, Kim Petras made historical past as the primary transgender girl to win Finest Pop Duo/Group Efficiency alongside Sam Smith for his or her music “Unholy.”

“Thanks a lot Sam. I really like you a lot. Sam has been a supporter of mine for therefore lengthy,” Petras, 30, gushed whereas accepting her first Grammy trophy. “Sam graciously wished me to just accept this award as a result of I’m the primary transgender girl to win this award.”

The German songstress obtained a standing ovation for the monumental second — and Smith, additionally 30, was her largest cheerleader on stage. “Everybody who believed in me so far, I really like you a lot,” Petras stated. “Sam, thanks. You’re a true angel and hero in my life.”

Beyoncé, in the meantime, made historical past of her personal after taking dwelling her fourth golden megaphone for the evening. When she gained Finest Dance/Digital Dance Music Album for Renaissance, the “Formation” singer, 41, broke the file for many Grammy wins of all time with 32 whole.

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“That is an honor,” James Corden stated earlier than handing Beyoncé her trophy. “As a result of we’re witnessing historical past tonight. Present your respect!”

The “Loopy in Love” songstress was emotional as she took the stage to reward her family members and followers for his or her fixed assist.

“Thanks a lot. I’m attempting to not be too emotional. I’m attempting to obtain this evening,” she stated earlier than thanking God for “defending” her all through her life. “I’d wish to thank my stunning husband, [Jay-Z]. My stunning three kids, who’re at dwelling watching.”

Through the Grammy pre-show, Beyoncé earned two different trophies for Finest Dance/Digital Recording (“Break My Soul”) and Finest Conventional R&B Efficiency (“Plastic Off the Couch”).

As soon as the evening was underway, the previous Future’s Little one singer gained Finest R&B Track for “Cuff It,” however was caught in site visitors and wasn’t in a position to obtain the award in individual.

The Grammys, nevertheless, wouldn’t be full with out epic performances. One of many largest moments on stage occurred when hip-hop legends got here collectively to pay tribute to the style’s upcoming fiftieth anniversary. The viewers was on their ft as Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott, Nelly and extra rappers teamed up for a medley of best hits.

Try Us Weekly’s picks for the very best moments that followers can’t cease speaking about — together with Lizzo singing Beyoncé’s praises throughout her personal acceptance speech — within the video above.