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The Associated Press
Date
January 27, 2014

AP PHOTOS: Grammys’ sights equal the sounds

Beyonce kicked off the 56th Grammy Awards with a steamy and smoky performance of “Drunk In Love.” She started on a chair and then grinded in a revealing black outfit. Jay Z emerged in a fitted suit to rap his verse, and the couple held hands and danced together.

Katy Perry sang “Dark Horse” in an eerie forest with fire that mirrored the song’s vibe. Taylor Swift whipped her head, and hair, back and forth during a piano rendition of “All Too Well.” Half of the surviving Beatles — Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr — performed McCartney’s new song, “Queenie Eye.”

These were some of the highlights from music’s biggest night, capped by French electronic music pioneers Daft Punk picking up four trophies, including album of the year. Here are images of the star-studded night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles:

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