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56th Annual Grammy Awards

Music celebrates its brightest stars — from Beyoncé to Katy Perry and beyond — at the annual ceremony.

From left, Lindsey Buckingham, Trent Reznor, Dave Grohl, Jon Theodore, Josh Homme and Troy Van Leeuwen close the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26 with NIN's "Copy of A."

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Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams hug it out after they win album of the year and record of the year.

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From left, Olivia Harrison, Alicia Keys and Yoko Ono present the award for album of the year to Daft Punk for "Random Access Memories."

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Miranda Lambert and Billie Joe Armstrong perform a tribute to Phil Everly at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26.

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From left, Macklemore, Mary Lambert, Madonna and Queen Latifah embrace after performing "Same Love" while Queen Latifah officiated over a mass wedding during the set.

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Lang Lang, left, and James Hetfield of Metallica, perform "One" at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26.

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Steven Tyler and Smokey Robinson, right, announce the winner for record of the year, which went to Daft Punk for "Get Lucky."

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Carole King, left, and Sara Bareilles performed a mashup of Bareilles' "Brave" and King's "Beautiful."

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From left, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and Blake Shelton perform "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26.

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From left, Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk, and Stevie Wonder perform "Get Lucky," which won best pop duo/group performance.

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Bruno Mars accepts the best pop vocal album award for "Unorthodox Jukebox."

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Kacey Musgraves performs her single "Follow Your Arrow." She won best country song for "Merry Go Round" country album for "Same Trailer Different Park."

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Paul McCartney, left, and Ringo Starr of The Beatles perform McCartney's latest tune "Queenie Eye."

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"August: Osage County" star Julia Roberts introduced the McCartney-Starr performance.

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Kendrick Lamar, center, and Imagine Dragons perform a mashup of "Radioactive" and "M.A.A.D. City."

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Jay-Z accepts the best rap/sung collaboration for "Holy Grail," which features Justin Timberlake. During his acceptance speech, the rapper joked to his little girl, "Daddy got a gold sippy cup for you."

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Ringo Starr performs "Photograph" at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26.

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Nate Ruess and Pink perform "Just Give Me a Reason." Earlier in the performance, Pink did some acrobatic moves in the air while suspended from thick black ropes.

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Lorde wins the award for best pop solo performance for "Royals." The 17-year-old said she was not expecting the award at all. She was also triumphant in song of the year, also for "Royals."

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The members of Black Sabbath -- from left, Tommy Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler-- introduce the performance by Ringo Starr.

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Taylor Swift performs "All Too Well."

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Paul McCartney, left, and Dave Grohl accept the award for best rock song for their tune "Cut Me Some Slack." "We wouldn't be up here if it wasn't for Paul and Ringo," Grohl said during his speech.

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Charlie Wilson, left, and Kevin Hart present the award for best song, which went to Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Pat Smear.

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Katy Perry goes a little goth for her performance of "Dark Horse." While on the red carpet, she told Ryan Seacrest that her performance was "kind of inspired by" Stevie Nicks.

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"American Idol" judge Keith Urban performs "Cop Car," the new single from his album "Fuse."

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Robin Thicke and Chicago perform together at the Grammys. The performance started off with a medley of the groups songs before going into Thicke's hit "Blurred Lines."

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Pharrell Williams and Daft Punk (Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo) accept the award for best pop duo/group performance for "Get Lucky." Williams spoke for all, saying, "On behalf of the robots ..."

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Singer Hunter Hayes performs his new single, the anti-bullying tune "Invisible."

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Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore, second left, accept the award for best new artist from presenters Anna Kendrick and Pharrell Williams. "We made this album without a record label, we made it independently, and we appreciate all the support," Macklemore said during his acceptance speech.

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Lorde performs her hit song "Royals."

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LL Cool J hosts the Grammys for the third year in a row.

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Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z open up the show with her tune "Drunk in Love." The songstress showed off some racy moves during the performance.

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