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Well that was … interesting. Opening the Grammy Awards were two sets of eyewear inspired by Kanye West, and a pair of singers on piano benches.
That was an absolutely FANTASTIC performance. I can’t imagine why some people say she has no talent.
Re: the arms on the pianos. Okay, seriously? On a GAY media site, you guys don’t know what Monster Claw is? That’s 10 gay demerit points for you!
Holy shit! I’m sad I missed that. What an amazing performance!!!
I saw the same thing,but cooler, at Happy Valley a few years ago. Oh wait its middle america thats fascinated, ok, all attention must shift, gothca.
On a brighter note :
How fast do the brightest stars burn out in these nano times?
This, Pink and the MJ tribute were the best parts of the night. Could have done without the rest…
Seriously. Get a clue.
..if that doesn´t prove tons of talent, what does?????
LOVED this! Those two songs melded perfectly….what an amazing performance!
She has huge talent.
Wow, they was probably the best performances of all times. She does such a great job!
Loved it. Was already a fan + this just further proves why.
Haha, she’s got pink triangles on her eyes at the beginning. Love you Lady Gay Gay!
Why is it that the music awards shows always pull Elton John out of the mothballs when they want to prove they aren’t homophobic? Remember the MTV awards show a few years back when there was that controversy about Eminem’s homophobic lyrics? Well, they got Elton to perform with Eminem on that night.
Now you’ve got the Grammys under attack for honoring homophobic reggae artist Buju Banton. So what do they do? Put Elton on!
What a joke. No wonder we’re becoming known as the EDG’s (easily duped gays).
@jason: out of the mothballs?
have a little respect for gay music royalty.
GaGa is actually the first what could be called “gimmick” or “novelty” act who actually has talent……For some reason she dosen’t set off the rightwing lunatic fringe’s “she’s going to lead our children into the flames of hell” alarms………..
Jason I agree on one point, Banton should not have even been nominated, think the Grammy people realized they would have had a real mess on their hands if that subhuman scumbag won…….
Lady Gaga has JEM eyes!!! (You know Jem and the Holograms)
One word. Brilliant!
This is the last straw. Queerty, why are you so ANNOYING!!!! Instead of fun reporting on gay news, all I get from you is terribly cynical, annoying posts. And then even worse, I get a straight couple advertising Saint Lucia in front of everything.
That’s it — I am done. I am un-subscribing from Queerty.
this was awful. And so racist.
She name-checked Fred Phelps – did no one hear that? And the MC dude was saying how she was a monster going to make everyone a monster – ‘Twas a pretty direct response to Fred’s shenanigans.
It would have been phenomenal had she performed “Bad Romance” with Elton instead of “Speechless”. It was a nice performance though.
@Coke: i didn’t hear any mention of Phelps. when was that?
Uh… yeah. Figured that out a long time ago. Some of my friends disagree though.
Some of us gays are worse than some of the str8 folks. We can be so meen to each other sometimes. I have had my feeling hurt by
many a gay people.
@Lee: They are just distracted by her flamboyancy. I think she’s very talented. I just don’t want to watch her. Rather just listen to her. I’m too old for spectacle.
Both are talented but they look stupid. Sick of the gimmicks and OTT outfits and such. Whatever happened to talent standing on its own without all the bells and whistles.
Gaga was GREAT! I especially loved the inverted pink triangles that she wore over her eyes at the beginning of her performance.
Thanks to Lady Gaga for standing up for us once again.
Pink stole the whole thing. Talk about defining the word “glamour”! And that costume!!! (materials cost about 18 cents, but it was a trillion dollar look. LOL ) Also a good example for muslims about why we don’t go for the Berka. LMAO!
Colbert was right about SuBo. Didn’t she get any kind of nomination? That sucked.
Pink was the perfect entertainment of the night – a performance that will be remembered for years. Lady Gaga was dragged down a bit by Elton John’s miscues and shout-singing but was probably the second best performance. Beyonce should have sung Single Ladies instead of that awful GI Jane failure where she comes across as a drag queen and not as intuitive a performer as the younger, more innovative Rihanna. My retinas burned when I saw Celine Dion, Usher, badly face-lifted Smokey Robinson and Carrie Underpants vying for Michael Jackson’s spotlight like back-up singers in a poetic tribute that quickly went turgid though Jennifer Hudson can saaaaang. The absolute worst performance was not so much Jamie Foxx’s auto-tuning song which was awful live but Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas who forgot the lyrics of her own songs and looked like a desperate attempt to be fashionably relevant like Lady Gaga with silly boys who aren’t as sexy as Lady Gaga back-up singers. Rather than Taylor Swift and Zac Brown, would have liked to see Adam Lambert, Cascada, Ting Tings and Cobra Starship. If you Google “payola” then you will see the Grammy performance list minus the few actual fan favorites aforementioned here! The old style American Music Mafia is going bankrupt and the Power of the Download is leveling the playing field from the artist-stifling studios!
Winners: Lady Gaga, Pink, Stephen Colbert, our morbid fascination with Michael Jackson’s kids, Kanye West (for staying home)
Losers: Jay-Z (who looks like a miserable bastard!) all Rap musicians, Bon Jovi (for appearing like it was the Super Bowl for over 50 year olds)
Oh well, there’s always next year!
“Sick of the gimmicks and OTT outfits and such. Whatever happened to talent standing on its own without all the bells and whistles.”
Talent w/o the bells + whistles is boring. If I just want to hear a good voice w/ no flash, I’ll listen to some coffeehouse kid with an acoustic. *zzzzzzzzZZZzzz*
wow wow wow!
@Prancer – Watch the CMAs grrrrl!
the double piano is a sculpture by artist Terrence Koh.
I agree that Pink was the number one winner. Her performance was out of this world amazing.
Gaga being the second one.
Pink and Lady Gaga both reigned supreme. I’m very glad they’re both proud allies of our communities. They do help change some peoples’ views. And look vavavoom doing it.
Alas, poor Fergie looked so second or third rate! And, Snooki, please return to thr Jersey Shore. Buh-bye!
About 4:20 in the clip above.
“And I’ll never love again – Oh, Fred you’ve left me speechless.”
4:28. Very clearly.
C’mon, somebody back me up, here. Black MC dude represents God, says Gaga has no soul, that she’s destroying his work, throws her in the incinerator, which represents Hell, she comes out scorched with a fag who has also been burning in Hell, sings very clearly, “Oh, Fred you’ve left me speechless.”
The arms on the piano are other damned souls reaching out desperately for mercy from the pit of Hell.
Coke is it! Oh wait, he’s on it! Monsters Rule, baby! Gaga Nation!
@Coke: its “oh friend”, its the actual lyric to the song.
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