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The 2014 Grammy Awards were full of powerhouse performances, but the most moving, by far, belonged to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Mary Lambert.

Their performance lit up L.A.'s Staples Center, and was made all the more stirring with Queen Latifah officiated 33 marriages, many of them same-sex.

As if that wasn't enough, Madonna, a champion of equality for decades, joined Macklemore, Ryan and Mary on their gay marriage anthem "Same Love."

Watch the powerful effort from the 2014 Grammy Awards winners, who received a thunderous ovation from the capacity crowd, for yourself below ...

Toward the end of the duo's hit, Madonna joined Mary Lambert to conclude the song with a mash-up of the “Same Love” chorus and “Open Your Heart.”

Queen Latifah joined the singers in unison, along with a gospel choir and horn aficionado Trombone Shorty amidst a backdrop of stained glass windows.

After introducing the performance, Latifah returned to the stage at the end to formally officiate 34 gay marriages in an incredibly emotional moment.

Thirty-four smiling couples exchanged rings in front of the arena audience, and 40 million viewers, as the ordained minister pronounced them married.

That's a hard act to tough ... even if you're Beyonce and Jay-Z and "Drunk in Love." What did you think of the performance? Tell us in the comments!

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Good luck topping this opening act, all future awards shows in 2014.

To begin the 2014 Grammys, Beyonce and her short, wet hair made sitting on a chair into one of the sexiest acts imaginable.

She then got up, gave us some major gyrating booty action, danced among some smoke... and welcomed husband Jay-Z to the stage!

It was a simple performance overall, but that's because these two superstars don't need crazy pyrotechnics or costumes to make a rendition of "Drunk in Love" memorable. They only need their incredible chemistry and talent and attractiveness.

Watch music's most powerful couple do its entertaining thing now:

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After a star-studded, three-plus-hour extravaganza at Staples Center in L.A., the 2014 Grammy Awards winners are officially etched in the history books.

LL Cool J emceed, while Taylor Swift, Robin Thicke, Earth, Wind & Fire, Katy Perry, Lorde, Keith Urban, Madonna, Miguel and many others performed live.

Taylor Swift Grammy Awards Performance 2014
Taylor Swift blows the crowd away here with a live version of "All Too Well." It was performed at the 2014 Grammys.

So who were the big winners at the 56th annual event, music's biggest night?

Jay Z earned the most nominations (nine), followed by Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell Williams, and Kendrick Lamar with seven each.

Did he win the most awards, though? And who won the big Album of the Year matchup between Lamar, Swift, Macklemore & Lewis, Sara Bareilles and Daft Punk?

Check out the full list of winners from the 2014 Grammy Awards below!

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will be joined by Madonna at tonight's Grammy Awards for a rendition of their hit song "Same Love," and that's not nearly all:

While the hip hop duo performs their gay marriage anthem, 33 couples, many of them same-sex will marry in a collective, on-air wedding officiated by Queen Latifah.

Nominated for Song of the Year, and with marriage equality sparking intense national debate, "Same Love" was one of 2013's most talked-about records.

Lewis, the producer for Macklemore and the director of the music video (above), said the weddings “will be in our minds the ultimate statement of equality."

That, he says, is that "all the couples are entitled to the same exact thing.”

The segment follows what Grammy Awards organizers say is the ceremony's long, often profound history of addressing timely social issues through music.

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Kanye West didn't boot any hecklers from his show in Phoenix last night.

But that doesn't mean the rapper was in a good mood.

A few days after only receiving a pair of Grammy nominations - for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song - Kanye addressed the crowd in Arizona and wondered whether there was some kind of biased against him.

Kanye West on Stage

"Yeezus is the top one or two album on every single list, but only gets two nominations from the Grammys," a masked West complained. "What are they trying to say?"

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Nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards were revealed Friday night in a special CBS presentation, and it was the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis show.

The hip-hop duo earned seven nominations, including best new artist, song of the year and album of the year. Only Jay Z's nine nods topped them.

"Seven is unbelievable," Lewis said. "We came here hoping for one."

English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who was also nominated for best new artist, said in an interview that he'd rather Macklemore & Lewis win the Grammy.

"They've achieved so much this year in popular culture," Sheeran said, referring to "Same Love." "They really changed things doing a song about homophobia."

Fellow newcomer and hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar is also is nominated for seven Grammys, while Lorde and her smash hit "Royals" are up for several.

Taylor Swifit, Rihanna, Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke and Daft Punk are also representing.

Check out the full list of 2014 Grammy nominees below!

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Welcome, readers, to another edition of THG's Caption Contest!

This week's image comes to us courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres' reaction to the Katy Perry Grammys dress. Sometimes, a photo really is worth 1,000 words.

The question is: What would be the best caption for it?

You tell us! Just leave comment(s) below with the best caption(s) for the photo! Go to it! Winner will be announced on Tuesday. Best of luck!

UPDATE: Our winner is Meghan. Congratulations on a job well done! Honorable mentions go out to Ethan Pongen, Crystal and Ariel.

The winning entry is below. Thanks all for playing!

Ellen and Katy Perry

Well will you look at that! The Lime Sherbet Ice Cream dress comes with TWO cones! :)

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Baller. Jay-Z summed up in one word.

Already responsible for one of Sunday night's best on-air moments when he zinged The-Dream, HOV was also seen backstage drinking some cognac.

Out of a physical Grammy Award.

What else are you gonna do after you've performed with Justin Timberlake and picked up three Grammys. Celebrate like a BOSS, that's what.

The man deserves a drink ...

Jay-Z Grammys Photo

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Rihanna and Chris Brown celebrated their buzzed-about Grammy PDA-fest by hitting up a Hollywood club last night, and apparently smoking up a storm!

The obviously-fully-reconciled-and-dating-duo dropped by Supperclub for a private party ... one in which the entire place was filled with pot smoke.

Rihanna and Chris Brown Smoking

We don't know what they were smoking, of course, but both have made their fondness for marijuana clear ... and there's no way that club allows cigarettes.

They were then driving away from the club with Rihanna in the passenger seat at around 3:20 a.m. No paparazzi-related car crash reported this time.

Check out more pics of Chris Brown and Rihanna from the Grammy Awards:

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Adam Levine and Alicia Keys performed "Girl on Fire" Sunday at the Grammys, with the Maroon 5 frontman stepping in for Nicki Minaj on music's biggest night.

Decked out in slick black slacks and black shirt, Levine took the stage with his band to perform "Daylight" before Alicia Keys joined them and the duo.

Alicia killed it on the drums. After a verse of "Girl," they brought it back around with "Daylight," then ended things with some more "Fire." And it rocked:

Among the many other notable moments from last night's extravaganza ...

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