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7 Things to Know About Last Night's Grammys

7 Things to Know About Last Night's Grammys
Posted January 27th, 2014 @ 9:04am by Newser Editors, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Opted not to sit through 210 minutes of Grammy action? No worries. Here's your cheatsheet to seven people, moments, and sartorial choices worth knowing about:

  • Taylor Swift didn't win, but she maybe thought she did. Her Red was up for Album of the Year, and as they named the winner—not Red, but the also-starts-with-RRandom Access Memories from Daft Punk—she momentarily appeared to have that "I won" look on her face, reports Fox News.
  • More than 30 couples got married on-air, and the weddings seem to be legal. Queen Latifah officiated over the same-sex and straight marriages, and the New York Times has this: Latifah "was recently deputized by Los Angeles County to perform the weddings and will sign the marriage certificates for each couple."
  • Katy Perry wore four dresses, and most of them were weird. One was a Valentino gown featuring a billowy skirt covered in musical notes; another placed a sort of crucifix across her chest (that was what she wore when she got burned at the stake). Tons of photos here.

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