GRAMMY Awards: 5 Unforgettable Classic Moments

Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and Prince among performers that made an impact
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The 61st annual GRAMMY Awards are less than two weeks away, and we're already wondering what performances will have people talking on social media. Whether it's an unlikely cross-genre collaboration, a head-turning wardrobe choice, or just something completely crazy and unexpected, the made for TV event doesn't usually disappoint.

With that in mind, let's take a look at some unforgettable GRAMMY moments from over the years.

2004: Beyonce Breaks Out During Performance with Prince

Less than a year after releasing her first solo album, Queen Bey gave a further glimpse of what was to come while sharing the stage with the Purple one. 

Beyonce and Prince perform at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards
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1998: Aretha Franklin Gets Respect For Last Minute Relief

Who could possibly fill in for an ailing Pavarotti? Only the Queen Of Soul Aretha Franklin. She was a late edition and amazed as always.

2002: Billy Joel and Tony Bennett Get in a “New York State of Mind”

The two New York natives team for the perfect duet and have since performed the song a number of times over the years.

Tony Bennett (L) and Billy Joel (R) perform during the 44th Annual Grammy Awards
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1990: Milli Vanilli Wins a Grammy That is Later Taken Away

The biggest lip sync fail of all-time.

1998: Bob Dylan is Joined by a "Special Guest" On-stage

A stage-crasher known as "Soy Bomb Guy" made himself at home for more than 30 seconds while Dylan played as if nothing was happening. 

Bob Dylan in 2002
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Get ready for more can't miss moments when the 2019 GRAMMY Awards broadcast live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 10th at 8pm.