2014 Grammy Awards recap: Hour 3

By Chelsea Lewis ,
'Royals' wins for song of the year and record of the year and album of the year goes to Daft Punk.

The final hour of the show opened with Julia Roberts introducing the tribute to The Beatles. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr took the stage for an iconic and memorable performance that Beatles fans had waited many years to see.

Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony presented Pharrell Williams with the award for producer of the year and went on to introduce best pop vocal album. The Grammy went to Unorthodox Jukebox by Bruno Mars.

Jeremy Renner took to the Grammy stage to introduce Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson.

Zac Brown presented the award for best country album, the award went to Same Trailer, Different Park from Kacey Musgraves.

Daft Punk took to the stage to perform for the first time in six years; Punk was joined by Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder. The performance brought the audience to their feet.

Following that performance, Carole King and Sara Bareilles took the stage with dueling pianos. After their performance, King and Bareilles presented the award for song of the year. Song of the year went to Lorde for “Royals.”

Jared Leto introduced Metallica and Lang Lang who performed, “One.” Before the performance started, Leto paid a moving tribute to Lou Reed.

Steven Tyler and Smokey Robinson presented record of the year. The award went to Daft Punk for “Get Lucky.”

Queen Latifah introduced Macklemore & Ryan Lewis along with Mary Lambert and Trombone Shorty who took to the Grammy stage to perform “Same Love.” Queen Latifah joined Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on stage and performed the marriage ceremony for 33 couples live during the awards show, which was followed by Madonna taking the stage.

Miranda Lambert and Billie Joe Armstrong took to the stage to perform a tribute to Phil Everly, who passed away this year.

The final award of the night for album of the year went to Random Access Memories by Daft Punk. The DJ duo brought a few speakers to accept the award in their honor.

Closing the show was Queen of the Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails.

image: CBS



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