MANILA, Philippines - Daft Punk dominated with four awards, including a trophy for album of the year, for their “Random Access Memories” while Lorde became the night’s princess as hit song “Royals” won record of the year and best pop solo performance.
But apart from the awards handed out, there are a lot of other unexpected scenes during the 56th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Here are a few great moments and quotes at this year’s Grammys.
OSBOURNE ADMITS HE MESSED UP RINGO INTRO
Ozzy Osbourne had a very simple explanation for his flub on stage, when he appeared to lose his place while reading the teleprompter introducing Ringo Starr. The incident caused Osbourne's Black Sabbath bandmates Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi to crack up.
"I completely (expletive) it up," he told reporters backstage as the group talked about their best metal performance win for "God is Dead?" — Chris Talbott
ABOUT THE WOMEN IN JAY-Z'S LIFE
The women in Jay-Z's life got some extra attention at the Grammy Awards.
The rapper performed "Drunk in Love" with wife Beyonce before winning best rap/sung collaboration for "Holy Grail," featuring Justin Timberlake.
Jay and Bey held hands during their performance and snuggled up in their seats as presenter Jamie Foxx talked about Beyonce, jokingly apologizing for staring at her backstage and noting at one point, "All the pregnant women are like, man, what do I need to do to get a body like that."
Jay-Z also gave a shout-out to daughter Blue Ivy from the stage as he turned his Grammy on its side, cone up: "I want to tell Blue that look, Daddy got a gold sippy cup for you." — Chris Talbott
STARS CLINK DRINKS IN PLASTIC CUPS
Katy Perry noticed Robin Thicke sitting in front of her and reached out to toast the Blurred Lines singer during Ringo Starr's performance.
Both pop stars were drinking out of plastic cups — though the cups weren't quite as glamorous as the new "sippy cup" Jay-Z joked that he acquired for his daughter Blue as he accepted the Grammy for best rap/sung collaboration for "Holy Grail."
No alcohol was sold inside the Staples Center lobby before the show. — Derrik Lang
THE REASON PINK FLEW THROUGH THE AIR
How did Pink fly across the Staples Center during the Grammy telecast?
There's a track installed in scaffolding specially designed to transport her from the center of the arena to center stage, where she joined Nate Ruess to perform "Just Give Me a Reason." — Derrik Lang
PAUL MCCARTNEY: WHO ARE THESE GUYS?
The day Paul McCartney stole away with Dave Grohl to write and record a new song, there were two other guys in the studio that the former Beatle didn't recognize. Joining Grohl and McCartney in creating "Cut Me Some Slack'" were Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear.
"It was magic for me playing with these guys," McCartney said backstage Sunday after they won a Grammy for best rock song. "Tell you the truth, I didn't know who they were. I found myself in the middle of a Nirvana reunion." — Beth Harris
FROM YAWNS TO ROCKING OUT: GRAMMY CELEB REAX
Inside the Staples Center, the celebrity reactions to the Grammys were ranging from enthusiastic — Taylor Swift rocking out to Lorde, everyone heating up over Beyonce and Jay-Z — to downright bored.
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong yawned during the best new artist presentation, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis sat stone-faced during Taylor Swift's performance. — Derrik Lang
TIP YOUR HAT TO NEW GRAMMY STAR: PHARRELL'S HAT
Pharrell Williams' hat is the fashion star of the night at the Grammy Awards — on Twitter.
The puffy brown Canadian Mountie-style fedora — or should that be phedora? — with a big brim was one of the night's boldest fashion statements.
Williams' choice of a tight red track jacket only added to the unconventional look amid tuxedos and evening gowns worn by other attendees. Like Prince's cane, Pharrell's hat had its own Twitter handle within minutes of Williams' first appearance on the broadcast, and companies like Gain and Arby's were trying to horn in on the attention.
Williams won producer of the year Sunday, his fourth Grammy. — Chris Talbott
PHARRELL SPEAKS FOR THE MASKED MEN OF DAFT PUNK
Pharrell showed Grammy viewers just how the mask-wearing guys of Daft Punk would handle an acceptance speech.
Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, who do not speak in public or reveal their faces, deferred to Pharrell with a bow of their robotic heads after the electronic pioneers won best pop duo/group performance for "Get Lucky."
Producer of the year winner Pharrell began his speech by saying, "On behalf of the robots ... " and noted, "Of course they want to thank their families." — Chris Talbott
BIEBER'S A PUNCH LINE FOR KATHY GRIFFIN AT GRAMMYS
Kathy Griffin didn't waste any time taking it bawdy after winning her first comedy album Grammy Award on her sixth nomination Sunday.
She thanked the recently arrested Justin Bieber, joking, "I want to thank Justin Bieber for giving me his relax juice," then made a reference to Bieber's private parts.
"I've never made my 93-year-old alcoholic mother more proud," she added. — Chris Talbott
WILLIE NELSON ON BIEBER: LET HIM GROW UP
Country star Willie Nelson is known for his outlaw image, and he got a bit philosophical when asked about Justin Bieber's recent arrest.
"He'll be all right," said Nelson of the 19-year-old pop star. "Let him grow up and then we'll talk about him."
Nelson has been arrested several times for marijuana possession.
He appeared on the red carpet before the Grammys Sunday with his buddies Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard. The three country legends are making another album together. — Michele Marie