Grammys: Watch All of the Performances of the Night

5:45 PM 2/15/2016

by THR Staff

Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Taylor Swift were among the artists who took the stage at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday night.

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  • Taylor Swift

    "Out of the Woods"

    Taylor Swift kicked off Monday evening's 58th annual Grammy Awards with a performance of "Out of the Woods," where she strutted back and forth across the forest-adorned stage that was decorated with trees, rocks, ground fog and, later, glitter confetti at the song's finale.

  • Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt

    "Take Your Time" and "Heartbeat"

    Carrie Underwood collaborated with fellow country superstar Sam Hunt to perform a duet of his "Take Your Time" and her Storyteller album's "Heartbeat."

  • The Weeknd

    "Can't Feel My Face" and "In the Night"

    The Weeknd opened up his performance with "Can't Feel My Face." He danced in front of a bright LED-lit set before slowing things down to sing a stripped-down version of "In the Night" backed by both a pianist and cellist. 

  • Andra Day and Ellie Goulding

    "Rise Up" and "Love Me Like You Do"

    Ellie Goulding and Andra Day performed "Rise Up" and “Love Me Like You Do” during their Grammy Awards duet on Monday night. Both singers are nominated for awards: Day is up for best R&B performance and best R&B album and Goulding is nominated for best pop solo performance.

  • John Legend, Demi Lovato, Meghan Trainor, Luke Bryan, Tyrese and Lionel Richie

    "Hello," "Easy," "Penny Lover," "You Are," "Brick House" and "All Night Long"

    Demi Lovato, John Legend, Luke Bryan, Meghan Trainor and Tyrese Gibson paid tribute to legendary singer Lionel Richie with a medley of his hits.

    Legend kicked off the tribute with 1977's "Easy," a hit by the Lionel-fronted Commodores, followed by Lovato with 1983's "Hello," Bryan with 1984's "Penny Lover," Trainor with 1983's "You Are" and Gibson with 1977's "Brick House," another Commodores hit.

    At the end of the tribute, all of the singers joined Richie back onstage for a performance of 1983's "All Night Long."

    View video of the all of the performances here.

  • Little Big Town

    "Girl Crush"

    Country band Little Big Town performed a stripped-down version of their controversial "Girl Crush" single, which was in contention for three Grammys at the 2016 awards: song of the year; best country duo/group performance and best country song.

  • Pentatonix and Stevie Wonder

    "That's the Way of the World"

    Stevie Wonder and Pentatonix performed a tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White, who died on Feb. 4, during Monday night's Grammy Awards.

    Wonder and the a cappella group stood at the center of the stage to perform a rendition of "That's the Way of the World" after Wonder shared a few words about the late artist. "Maurice White, may you rest in eternal bless and peace," he said.

  • Eagles' Tribute to Glenn Frey

    "Take it Easy"

    To honor Glenn Frey, Eagles co-founders Don Henley and Bernie Leadon and guitarist Joe Walsh, bassist Tim Schmit and Jackson Browne took the Grammys stage for a performance of "Take It Easy."

  • James Bay and Tori Kelly

    "Let It Go" and "Hollow"

    Grammy nominees James Bay and Tori Kelly performed a medley of their songs, including Bay's "Let It Go" and Kelly's "Hollow." 

    The duo performed stripped-down versions of their songs, facing each other on the round stage with just guitars and standing microphones. Both Bay and Kelly were nominated for best new artist at the Grammys this year. Bay was also nominated for best rock album (Chaos And The Calm) and best rock song for "Hold Back The River" with Iain Archer.

  • Cast of 'Hamilton'

    "Alexander Hamilton"

    The cast of Broadway's hit hip-hop musical Hamilton brought their tale of "the ten-dollar founding father without a father" to the 2016 Grammy Awards.

    But Lin-Manuel Miranda and his diverse cast weren't in the Staples Center. Instead, they performed the show's opening number, "Alexander Hamilton," live from the room where the it happens, Hamilton's home at New York's Richard Rodgers Theatre.

  • Kendrick Lamar

    "The Blacker the Berry" and "Alright"

    Kendrick Lamar sent a powerful message to viewers with a provocative performance of "The Blacker the Berry." He approached the Grammy stage chained to a group of African-American men dressed as inmates while backed by a jazz band who performed in jail cells throughout the stage.

    Lamar was later joined by African dancers and drummers as his set transitioned from glowing in the dark to a blaring firepit lighting up the center of the stage for Lamar to perform "Alright." He ended his performance with a backdrop showing an illuminated map of Africa with the word "Compton" in the center, making a statement about his hometown in Los Angeles.

  • Adele

    "All I Ask"

    Songtress Adele performed her dramatic ballad "All I Ask" at the Grammys on Monday night.

    Backed by a pianist, the chart-topping singer was illuminated by a beam light as she belted the notes of the emotional song in a red embellished gown. Bruno Mars, who co-wrote the song, introduced her to the stage.

  • Justin Bieber

    “Love Yourself” and “Where Are U Now"

    Justin Bieber performed hit singles "Love Yourself" and "Where Are U Now" during his Grammys performance.

    The singer took the stage solo to perform a slowed-down version of "Love Yourself," which had him strumming the guitar. At the end of the song, Bieber slammed his guitar onto the stage before running back to the main stage, where he was joined with Jack Ü duo Diplo and Skrillex to perform their hit single before a glaring yellow background.

    Check out the pop singer toss his guitar in-between songs here.

  • Lady Gaga's Tribute to David Bowie

    "Space Oddity," "Changes," "Ziggy Stardust," "Suffragette City," "Rebel Rebel," "Fashion," "Fame," "Under Pressure," "Let's Dance" and "Heroes"

    Lady Gaga performed a medley of some of David Bowie's best-known songs at the 2016 Grammys, paying tribute to the rocker who died unexpectedly a little over a month ago.

    The singer, sporting flame-orange hair and glittery blue eyeshadow reminiscent of Bowie's "Life on Mars" video, worked her way through "Space Oddity," "Changes," "Ziggy Stardust," "Suffragette City," "Rebel Rebel," "Fashion," "Fame," Under Pressure" and "Let's Dance" before closing with "Heroes."

    Watch more video of Gaga's performance here.

  • Chris Stapleton's Tribute to B.B. King

    "The Thrill Is Gone"

    Chris Stapleton paid tribute to late blues king B.B. King at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday evening. Stapleton was joined by guitarist Gary Clark Jr. and blues singer Bonnie Raitt to perform King's "The Thrill Is Gone" in honor of the legendary musician who died May 14, 2015 at the age of 89.

    Country star Stapleton was on the electric guitar and led the vocals of the performance with Clark Jr. and Raitt to his left, also both on the guitar. Footage of King played on the screen behind the trio of musicians, who together sang lyrics to the iconic blues tune.

  • Alabama Shakes

    "Don't Wanna Fight"

    Alabama Shakes performed their Grammy-nominated single "Don't Wanna Fight" at the Grammys on Monday night. The song already earned the group a win for best rock performance.

    The band is up for four Grammy nominations including album of the year for Sound & Color.

  • Hollywood Vampires

    "As Bad As I Am" and "Ace of Spades"

    Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry performed at the Grammys on Monday night with their new supergroup, the Hollywood Vampires. Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl introduced the group to the stage with a brief tribute to Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister.

    The Grammys marked the group's television debut, which included performances of The Hollywood Vampires' new song, "As Bad As I Am" and Motorhead's "Ace of Spades."

  • Pitbull

    "El Taxi" and "Bad Man"

    Pitbull brought out a number of guests to close the 2016 Grammys with an energetic, dance-filled performance of two songs: His hit "El Taxi," off his Spanish-language album Dale and his new single, "Bad Man," with Travis Barker, Joe Perry and Robin Thicke.

    With the latter song just released on Sunday it would seem to be the more eagerly anticipated Grammy performance of Pitbull's two songs, but the Cuban-American rapper brought out a special guest for "El Taxi." After the lyric in which he references Sofia Vergara, the actress herself appeared wearing a cardboard taxicab, which she removed to reveal a sparkly gold outfit.

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