As always, there was no shortage of fresh faces ready to do big things on music’s biggest night.
Among the notable newcomers at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday:
• Janelle Monée shared the stage with R&B radio regulars B.o.B. and Bruno Mars and stole some of their thunder with an upbeat performance of her song “Cold War.” The soul singer, 25, even got up close and personal with fans by crowd-surfing mid-song.
• He may not whip his hair like little sis’ Willow, but Jaden Smith, 12 – son of Will Smith and Jada Pinckett Smith – lit up the stage with none other than Justin Bieber, rapping to the latter’s “Never Say Never.”
• Before winning Best Rock Album, the British band Muse – led by Kate Hudson‘s fiancé Matthew Bellamy – gave a riotous performance of their single “Uprising.”
• Baroque rockers Arcade Fire, who won Album of the Year, took to the stage twice – once with a group of bicycle stuntmen – with their songs “Month of May” and “Ready to Start.”
• Best New Artist winner Esperanza Spalding, 26, made a jazzy contribution with an instrumental interlude on her upright bass while Glee‘s Matthew Morrison and academy president Neil Portnow spoke.
• English folk band Mumford & Sons brought the banjo and mandolin to the stage, which they shared with Bob Dylan. The band put on a foot-stomping, high-energy performance of their song “The Cave.”
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