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Grammys: The photos you need to see

By Mark Savage
BBC Music reporter

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The best looks, backstage shots and performances from the 60th annual Grammy awards.

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image caption"Did I really win?" Kendrick Lamar (with comedian Dave Chappelle) checks the envelope for best rap performance.
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image captionBest new artist Alessia Cara discovers you can't make calls on a Gramo-phone (sorry).
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image caption"High five anyone? Anyone? ANYONE?" Bruno Mars celebrates his six Grammys backstage.
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image caption"How on earth did I get myself into this?" asks Mark Ronson halfway through Lady Gaga's performance.
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image captionActress and singer Hailee Steinfeld shares a moment with James Corden backstage.
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image captionRihanna poses for a photo with Pink and her daughter, Willow, before the show.
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image captionA moment of nerves for Miley Cyrus before she duets with Sir Elton John on Tiny Dancer.
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image captionMany artists, including Cyndi Lauper, wore a white rose as a mark of solidarity with the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements.
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image captionLady Gaga's Armani Prive gown was one of the most eye-catching dresses on the red carpet.
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image captionKendrick Lamar's explosive, high-concept opening medley raised the bar for the night's other performers.
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image captionWith three distinct acts, the performance addressed themes of race, politics and identity.
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image captionRihanna and DJ Khaled's performance of Wild Thoughts brought a sultry Caribbean flavour to the night.
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image captionModel Chrissy Teigen and other stars signed instruments and other prizes to raise money for charity.
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image captionPeople who had survived suicide attempts appeared behind Khalid, Logic and Alessia Cara as they sang the suicide prevention song 1800-273-8255.
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image captionBroadway star Patti LuPone gave a jaw-dropping performance of Don't Cry For Me Argentina in honour of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
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image captionAlicia Keys stops for a chat with Blue Ivy Carter (and her parents Jay-Z and Beyonce, presumably).
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image captionKesha performed the self-empowerment anthem Praying with the Resistance Revival Chorus, a collective of women dedicated to singing protest songs.
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image captionCardi B and Bruno Mars were one of the night's most colourful acts, as they performed the '90s throwback jam Finesse (Remix).
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image captionWhat is Rihanna up to in this picture?
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image captionThere's always time for a selfie with Rita Ora on the red carpet.

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