February 15, 2016
The 2016 Grammy Awards were off to an early start Monday, with a pre-show ceremony where many popular artists were given awards, including Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. Held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, celebrities began arriving on the red carpet hours in advance and so many awards were given ahead of the actual broadcast that the show itself feels like one big televised concert rather than an award show.
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Of course, everyone has an opinion about the ceremony and red carpet. See some of the Twitterverse's best reactions below.
They could honestly be playing LL Cool J's same opening monologue from last year and I'd have no idea. That's how bland he is. #GRAMMYs— Korey Kuhl | TODAY (@koreykuhl) February 16, 2016
At this point country music is just pop music sponsored by American Eagle. #GRAMMYs— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) February 16, 2016
OVERHEARD: He sings like the GOAT. // Really? The greatest of all time? // No, an actual goat. #Grammys— Dan J Kroll (@DanJKroll) February 16, 2016
I'm still holding out hope that the #GRAMMYs will beam Kanye in on the big screen to beg Mark Zuckerberg for a billi— Marlow Stern (@MarlowNYC) February 16, 2016
Everyone's spray tans are on point tonight #Grammys— Lindsay DeFranco (@LinzDeFranco) February 16, 2016
Damn, Rihanna canceled her #Grammys performance. She must have been watching.— Damian Holbrook (@damianholbrook) February 16, 2016