PHOTOS | 55th Annual GRAMMY Award Show

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  • Singer Justin Timberlake performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Jack White and Ruby Amanfu perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Gotye, Kimbra and William Bowden accept Record of the Year award for 'Somebody That I Used to Know' onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • TV personality Ryan Seacrest, singer Justin Timberlake and NARAS President Neil Portnow speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Hunter Hayes performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Sting and Bruno Mars perform on stage at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Stelth Ulvang, Jeremiah Fraites, Wesley Schultz, Neyla Pekarek and Ben Wahamaki of the Lumineers perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singers Carly Rae Jepsen (L) and Ne-Yo speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Esperanza Spalding receives her Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the stage of the Staples Center during the pre-telecast of the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Hugh Masekela performs at the stage of the Staples Center during the pre-telecast of the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Singer Frank Ocean performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Lila Downs accepts her Grammy for Best Regional Mexican Music Album at the stage of the Staples Center during the pre-telecast of the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Tribute to late jazz musician Dave Brubeck onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Chick Corea accepts his trophy for instrumental composition on stage at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Elle Varner performs on stage at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Skriillex and Sirah receive their Grammy for Best Dance Recording at the stage of the Staples Center during the pre-telecast of the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Fun receive their Grammy for Song of the Year at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • TV personality Ellen DeGeneres and singer Beyonce speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Bonnie Raitt and John Mayer at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
  • Musicians Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys (L) and Dr. John (R) perform with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Rapper Wiz Khalifa and singer Miguel perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Miranda Lambert performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Actress Kaley Cuoco and singer Keith Urban speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Taylor Swift performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Actor Johnny Depp speaks onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singers Faith Hill and Tim McGraw speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Taylor Swift performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Host LL Cool J speaks onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Elton John (L) and Ed Sheeran perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Elton John (L) and Ed Sheeran perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel and Beyoncé Knowles attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
  • Musicians Frank Ocean, Jay-Z and The-Dream accept Best Rap/Sung Collaboration award for 'No Church in the Wild' onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musician Jack White performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Zac Brown, T Bone Burnett and Mavis Staples perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Sting performs on stage at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. AFP PHOTO Joe KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Musician Dr. John performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Frank Ocean accepts Best Urban Contemporary Album award for 'Channel Orange' onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Adele receives the Grammy for best pop solo performance at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull present the award for best pop solo performance at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Singer Justin Timberlake performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • LL Cool J opens the show at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Singer Justin Timberlake (L) and rapper Jay-Z perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • DJ Al Walser arrives at the Staples Center for the pre-telecast of the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons accept Album of the Year award for 'Babel' with presenter Adele (far R) onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Rihanna (L) and Mikky Ekko (R) perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Bonnie Raitt receives her Grammy for Best Americana Album at the stage of the Staples Center during the pre-telecast of the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Singers Adam Levine (L) and Alicia Keys perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musicians Marcus Mumford (2nd L) and Brittany Howard (R) perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Rappers Chuck D (L) and LL Cool J perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Kelly Rowland (L) and rapper Nas speak onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Sting, Ziggy and Stephen and Damian Marley perform in tribute to Bob Marley on stage at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Actress Portia de Rossi, actress Ellen DeGeneres and singer Katy Perry attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
  • Singer Carrie Underwood performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Kelly Clarkson performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Alicia Keys performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Rihanna performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Musician Prince speaks onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Singer Rihanna performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
  • Fun performs at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Nominee for Best Pop Solo Performance Katy Perry arrives on the red carpet at the Staples Center for the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
    
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The 55th annual GRAMMY Award show kicked off with a performance by Taylor Swift, some deep thoughts from host LL Cool J and a duet with Sir Elton John and Ed Sheeran.

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