The New Zealand artist’s dress was also significant, with a poem by feminist artist Jenny Holzer stitched into the back.

Fire and Fury, 

with a surprise guest

A taped comedy bit featured the show’s host James Corden running auditions for the audiobook version of Michael Wolff’s Trump exposé Fire and Fury featured multiple musicians, from Cher to Cardi B, reading excerpts from the book. The surprise last reader turned out to be former secretary of state and 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

The gag likely marks the first time a US ambassador to the UN felt compelled to weigh in on the Grammys.

Camila Cabello’s Dreamer moment

Camila Cabello introduces a performance by U2.
Camila Cabello introduces a performance by U2.
Image: AP Photo/Invision/Matt Sayles

Just days after the White House unveiled a new immigration plan, Camila Cabello, a former member of the group Fifth Harmony, used her moment introducing U2 to tell a personal story of immigration.

I’m here on this stage tonight because, just like the Dreamers, my parents brought me to this country with nothing in their pockets but hope. They showed me what it means to work twice as hard and never give up.
And honestly no part of my journey is any different from theirs. I’m a proud Cuban-Mexican immigrant born in eastern Havana, standing in front of you on the Grammy stage in New York City and all I know is, just like dreams, these kids can’t be forgotten and are worth fighting for.

Joy Villa’s stunt dress

Joy Villa arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28.
Joy Villa arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28.
Image: AP Photo/Invision/Evan Agostini

Breaking from the predominantly liberal political positions taken at the Grammys, Joy Villa, a publicity chasing singer and possible congressional candidate, went with a bold statement on abortion rights this year. Her dress featured a painting of a fetus inside of rainbow womb and a small bag that read “CHOOSE LIFE.” While it might win her a few plaudits from right-wing spheres, some conservative outlets are calling her bluff, simply labeling her an “opportunist.”

At last year’s show, Villa wore a long flowing dress emblazoned with “MAKE AMERICAN GREAT AGAIN” and “TRUMP.”

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