This gem, of course, is “You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’.” Remember the Hall & Oates version? Maybe it’s the classic Righteous Brothers one you best recall. A sad song, but a gorgeous one. Really poignant.
Earlier, Jessie J tweeted that she was excited and a "little overwhelmed" about her performance with Tom Jones tonight.
Here they’re saluting the great Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, who wrote songs for everybody from Eydie Gorme to Three Dog Night.
It’s not unusual to see those two teamed up, is it? OK, maybe a little. But I like it!
Just a little bit of your heart is what she wanted, but the Staples Center crowd is giving her more than a little love. Quite a lot, in fact. And so are you at home, I bet. What do you think?
Was anybody surprised that Sam Smith took home the GRAMMY for Best New Artist?
The timing of this tender performance couldn’t be better, with Valentine’s Day less than a week off. Speaking of valentines: Cat Valentine has come a long way.
… and the pedigree behind this pretty ballad! It was written by One Direction’s Harry Styles (swoon).
First-time nominee Ariana is up for two GRAMMYs: Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop/Duo Group Performance for her megahit "Bang Bang,” with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj.
Here she is, the grand Ms. Grande, in her slender, elegant glory. This is Ariana’s “Just a Little Bit of Your Heart,” off her 2014 smash “My Everything.”
Anna Kendrick in a snazzy suit
And let’s not let the opening storm that was AC/DC slip our memories. What’s your favorite AC/DC tune? Pretty hard to argue with “Back in Black” ...
So: Let’s use this first commercial break to break it down: Are you surprised by Sam Smith’s win? Or not at all? What about the Staples Center’s reaction?
In interviews, Sam Smith has said that Best New Artist is the award he most hoped to win tonight, because you can only win it once. Wish granted!
Great win for Sam Smith! The first of what could be six tonight.