2012 Grammys: The Best, the Worst and the Weirdest
Best Throwback Hair: Rihanna's Tina Turner 'do in "We Found Love"
The Moment that Proved Grammy Producers Are Completely Out-of-Touch: The oversight of Nate Dogg during the R.I.P. tribute. One of the most recognizable voices in hip-hop history shared a screen with two other deceased artists, and they didn't even play a blip of one of his songs.
Performances that Proved Grammy Producers Are Completely Out-of-Touch: The fifteen Foo Fighters' performances.
Performance During Which Drugs Would Have Been Most Helpful: deadmau5, duh. Also, why wasn't Skrillex a part of that (weird) set? Dude won three Grammys.
Most Madonna-Inspired Moment: Nicki Minaj, "Roman's Revenge"/"Roman Holiday"
Dancing monks, body-stockinged ninjas (?), a Christmas carol, fire, fake British accent done badly = Minaj's hallucinogenic update of Madonna's "Just Like a Prayer." But it was easily the most entertaining performance of the night.
Most Hilariously Bad Question Asked in the Press Room: "What's the best part about being married?" to the girl in Lady Antebellum.
Biggest Waste of a Question in the Press Room: "What does it mean to win this Grammy?"
Craziest Parking Lot at an After-Party: Drake's Greystone Manor party in WeHo is the default winner, because no way would we have done this more than once.
Rebecca Haithcoat If Amerie's not in, you aren't getting in.
No one was getting in, not even Amerie or the guy in a suit with graying hair who probably is a silent partner in YMCMB. Suddenly, sirens screeched and the cops arrived, threatening to pepper spray people straining against the club's barricades. "I will have probable cause, too. You've been told to go home or back up," one said. Club security started whispering Dr. Dre had arrived, but it was almost midnight and Drake hadn't even shown up yet. One thing is certain, though. We've never seen that many
Herve Leger BCBG bandage dresses in one place before.