5 Crazy Grammy Moments ... Before Grammys Started

No sweep for Eminem, thanks to Lady Gaga pre-telecast win
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 13, 2011 7:01 PM CST
5 Crazy Grammy Moments ... Before Grammys Started
Eminem ... at last year's Grammys.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles,file)

(Newser) – The Grammys are made up of a whopping 98 categories, which means a bunch of awards are handed out before the main event kicks off. E! lists five big surprises that have already happened:

  1. No sweep for Eminem: The very first award—for Short Form Music Video—went to Lady Gaga, who won for "Bad Romance," dashing Eminem's chances of going 10-for-10.

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  1. Glee is no match for Jeff Bridges: The award for Best Compilation Soundtrack went to Crazy Heart, not Glee's The Music: Volume 1.
  2. No Beyonce/Gaga win: One of the hottest collaborations of the year lost to "Imagine" by Hancock, Seal, Jeff Beck, and friends in the Pop Collaboration With Vocals category.

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