Grammy Performances: The Best Performances From The 2010s
Enstars is celebrating the Grammy Awards by counting down some of the best performances of the 2010s. This decade produced incredible collaborations.
Lady Gaga And Elton John: 'Poker Face', 'Speechless', 'Your Song' (2010)
Mother Monster kicks off our celebration with her debut performance on the Grammy stage. She performed “Poker Face” before singing a combination of “Poker Face” and “Your Song” with mentor Sir Elton John.
Eight years after the performance, John announced his retirement from touring.
Michael Jackson Tribute: 'Earth Song' (2010)
The Recording Academy paid homage to Michael Jackson at the 2010 Grammy Awards. Celine Dion, Smokey Robinson, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, and Carrie Underwood performed “Earth Song.”
The quintet was accompanied by a pre-recording of Jackson’s vocals and 3D footage from Michael Jackson’s This Is It.
CeeLo Green And Gwyneth Paltrow: 'Forget You' (2011)
The former The Voice coach CeeLo Green transported the Staples Center audience to Planet CeeLo where it was inhabited by Henson Company Puppets. Green also performed the song with Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow who performed the track on the FOX musical comedy Glee.
Adele: 'Rolling in the Deep' (2012)
During the ceremony on Feb. 12, 2012, Adele became the Queen of the Grammys as she won six awards including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year. She celebrated her wins by performing her classic song: “Rolling in the Deep.”
Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Nile Rodgers, And Stevie Wonder: 'Get Lucky' (2014)
Many viewers consider Daft Punk’s 2014 Grammy performance to be one of the greatest performances of the decade. EDM sensations Daft Punk joined producer-rapper Pharrell Williams, funk music legend Nile Rodgers, and music icon Stevie Wonder for a once-in-a-lifetime performance of “Get Lucky” and “Another Star.”
In addition to the super group’s combined musicianship, viewers enjoyed seeing the Staples Center audience members such as Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Sir Paul McCartney, and Yoko Ono dance with excitement.
Kanye West, Rihanna, And Sir Paul McCartney: 'FourFiveSeconds' (2015)
The superpowered trio of Kanye West, Rihanna, and Kanye West debuted their collaboration “FourFiveSeconds” at the ceremony. Without pyrotechnics or using outrageous props, the trio delivered a stunning performance that warmed the crowd’s hearts.
Lionel Richie Tribute: 'Medley' (2016)
In 2016, The Recording Academy named Lionel Richie MusiCares Person of the Year. To commemorate the music legend, an all-star group of artists paid homage to Richie.
John Legend performed “Easy” while Demi Lovato stole the segment with her powerful cover of “Hello.” His future American Idol co-worker Luke Bryan performed “Penny Lover” while Meghan Trainor sang “You Are.”
Tyrese closed out the solos with "Brick House" before Legend and Bryan invited Richie to join them on stage. The segment concluded with all of the artists singing “All Night Long (All Night).”
This Sunday’s Grammy Awards will feature performances from Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, and Cardi B.
The Late Late Show host James Corden will host the 60th Grammy Awards from New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday.