GRAMMY Awards: 5 Unforgettable Moments

The performances involving Metallica, Linkin Park and others that are still talked about

January 29, 2019

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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. 

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

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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2006: Paul McCartney, Linkin Park and Jay Z Share the Stage

The classic performance by Chester Bennington's band and the rapper's "Numb/Encore" and the Beatles' "Yesterday."

2000: Jennifer Lopez turns heads with "the dress"

A picture says a thousand words. JLo's Versace was the star of the red carpet.

Jennifer Lopez in 2000
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1989: Metallica and Guns N’ Roses Perform

Two of the biggest, if not biggest, names in hard rock at the time were in the same place at the same time. Metallica performed "One," while Guns N' Roses performed "Patience."

Kirk Hammett and Slash
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2017: Lady Gaga Proves Her Heavy Metal Chops with Metallica

With the benefit of hindsight, it would have been no surprise that the A Star is Born star could hold her own with Metallica.

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.