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10 of the Most Jaw-Dropping Grammy Moments of All Time

The Grammy awards are set up to be structured and glamorous, but performers are only human, so mistakes are made, fun is had, and the stage is stormed. Here are the most unexpected moments in Grammy history.
Bob Dylan Soy Bomber
During Bob Dylan's 1998 Grammy performance, multi-media artist Michael Portnoy stormed the stage offering the audience a seriously strange dance. He was originally hired to be a back up dancer for Dylan, instead he decided to use his artist appeal and take over the entire performance. He refers to it as a "spontaneous explosion of the self".
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Milli Vanilli Grammy Revoke

Milli Vanilli Grammy Revoke
They were the darlings of the 1990 Grammy Awards, but 8 months later the Grammy was revoked because of the lip syncing scandal. Now when any new artist comes out, there's a little Milli Vanilli fear in the back of our minds. We ask "is this real?" Honestly, it wasn't only Milli Vanilli back then, they were just unfortunate enough to get busted.
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Kanye Interrupts Beck but Lets him Finish

Kanye Interrupts Beck but Lets him Finish
At this years Grammy Awards, Kanye jumped on stage while Beck was receiving his award for album of the year. Kanye was paying homage to his infamous Taylor Swift interruption, but we all knew a little part of him really wanted to rant. He ranted later, saying that Beck should have handed his award over to Beyonce.
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50 Cent Crashes Evanescence

50 Cent Crashes Evanescence
During the 2004 Grammy Awards, 50 Cent protested the Evanescence win by silently strolling onto the stage. What do you do when you think something is unjust? You stand up against it. Even during something like the Grammy Awards, some might think there is an imbalance. Even pop culture has its moments of resistance to power.
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Ol' Dirty Bastard Storms the Grammy Stage

Ol' Dirty Bastard Storms the Grammy Stage
During the 1998 Grammy Awards, Ol' Dirty Bastard from Wu-Tang rushed the stage while Shawn Colvin was receiving her award for Song of the Year.

“Puffy and all the other artists are good artists, but I think Wu-Tang… hey, we’re number one.”

He needed to express something, and found his time to say it.
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Lady Gaga Shows Up in an Egg

Lady Gaga Shows Up in an Egg
During the 2011 Grammy Awards, Lady Gaga arrived on the red carpet in an egg. She burst out of the egg during her performance. So much birth symbolism.
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The 1994 Grammy Awards

The 1994 Grammy Awards
In 1994, Bono dropped the f-bomb, Sinatra was cut off during his speech, and Billy Joel got pissed off about the commercial break. The whole show was a bit off, but in the most entertaining way possible.
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David Bowie's 1975 Grammy Speech

David Bowie's 1975 Grammy Speech
During the 1975 Grammy Awards, Bowie mumbled his introduction and the audience wasn't sure if he knew where he was. Some say he was high, others say he was tired, but who cares, it made for great TV.
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Nicki Minaj 2012 Grammy Awards

Nicki Minaj 2012 Grammy Awards
In 2012, Nicki showed up on the red carpet as if she was going to church in Italy during the 1600s. It all made sense when she went full exorcism during her performance. It was a sight to see, and Nicki knows how to put on a show.
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Pharrell Williams 2012 Grammy Hat

Pharrell Williams 2012 Grammy Hat
Williams' hat was the talk of the town after the 2012 Grammy awards. The hat stood in the way of all the amazing (but boring in comparison) Grammy gowns. It spawned a thousand Smokey the Bear references and had people hungry for Arby's.