Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga Open The 2019 GRAMMYs

  • Published on: 2019-02-10
  • everybody make some noise for the host of the 61st annual Grammy Awards 15 times Grammy Award winner musical superwoman Alicia Keys [Applause] [Music] for the love we are in here we're having an incredible night that was so much fun I was decked I was like I was part of it welcome to the 61st annual Grammy Award loved in the building this is love this is life this is living this is light and all because of music music is so powerful so I want everybody you see we're gonna have an incredible time tonight this is just the beginning so I want everybody in here who might be fun a little nervous might be feeling a little you know a lot of energy just let your shoulders drop just know that I mean I got you I'm gonna take care of you tonight I got you tonight yes I do the audience is so sparkly and gorgeous I'm loving it first of all my sister Tracy is right here we honoring her mama Diana tonight that's gonna be so amazing the magnificent Dolly Parton is right here I will always love you dolly I mean it's magnificent Chloe and Halle are out here my sisters my mom is right here my husband is right here there's love in a building so it is about that time it is so exciting to be here because music is what we all love music is what is all about you know everybody is out here shining and I'm so proud to bring us together to honor this this moment cuz music is what we cry to is what we march to it's what we rock - it's what we make love to it's our shared global language and when you really want to say something you say it with a song am I right or am i right so let's just be honest this is a celebration and y'all gonna think I was coming out here by myself did you please can I bring some of my sister's out here tonight [Applause] tell him what it is gaga [Applause] they said I was weird that my look my choices my sound that it wouldn't work but music told me not to listen to them music took my ears took my hands my voice and my soul and it led me to all of you and to my little monsters who I loved so much back in the Bronx music gave me a reason to dance from hip hop to freestyle pop soul and salsa and it kept me moving from the block to the big stages and even bigger screens it reminds me where I come from but it also reminds me of all the places that I can go music has always been the one place we can all feel truly free we express our pain power and progress through music whether we're creating it or just appreciating it but here's what I know every voice we hear deserves to be honored and respected amen from the Motown Records [Applause] from the Motown Records I wore out on the Southside to the who run the world songs that fueled me through this last decade music has always helped me tell my story and I know that's true for everybody here whether we like country or rap or rock music helps us share ourselves our dignity and sorrows our hopes and joys it allows us to hear one another to invite each other in music shows us that all of it matters every story within every voice every note within every song that right ladies what is better than this there's nothing better than this tonight we celebrate the greatness in each other all of us through music [Applause] I'm taking it in excuse me who runs the world thank you so much ladies for your light your message I love your sisterhood I love y'all so much we love give it up for these magnificent guys [Applause] what's up y'all this is bo-beat this is G easy I'm mo this is Julian Michael's this is logic make sure you subscribe to the Recording Academy channel flex
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