OK, so Michelle Obama did make a surprise appearance on stage, to rapturous applause; but overall, at least presenters and winners didn’t feel obligated to yell “F*** Trump” at every opportunity for once last night.
The tone was set by Alicia Keys, who not only hosted the program, but performed — and proved again that she is one of the most accomplished musicians around today.
I don’t know what to make of Drake’s acceptance speech: Was he “dissing” the very notion of awards like the Grammy’s, or just keeping his priorities straight?
Did the producers cut his speech short as a result? Regardless, Drake’s “beef” with the industry is the talk of social media on the #Drake hashtag.