Grammys: Rihanna, DJ Khaled Team Up for "Wild Thoughts" Performance

The singer took home the best rap/sung performance for her collaboration with Kendrick Lamar on his track "LOYALTY."

Rihanna, DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller took to the Grammys stage on Sunday night to perform their collaborative track "Wild Thoughts."

"I worked my whole life for this," Khaled said at the top of the set. "They said I would never perform at the Grammys. They played themselves."

Rihanna and Tiller then appeared amid a circle of back dancers on a decorated stage as the producer emceed the performance. Rihanna, wearing a shimmering, pink slip dress with a matching flower tucked in her hair, performed moves along with the rest of the dancers onstage.

The single, heavily sampled from Carlos Santana's 1999 hit "Maria Maria," is off of Khaled's 10th studio album, Grateful, which also features collaborations with artists including Beyonce, Jay-Z, Justin Bieber, Drake and Calvin Harris.  

Earlier in the night, Rihanna jointly accepted the award for best rap/sung performance alongside Kendrick Lamar for featuring on the rapper's single "LOYALTY." 

The 60th annual Grammy Awards, hosted by James Corden, aired live from New York's Madison Square Garden on CBS. See all the winners here.

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