Michelle Obama rocks the home on the Grammy Awards
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By Alex Johnson
LOS ANGELES — Former first girl Michelle Obama obtained a hero’s welcome throughout a shock look on the Grammy Awards on Sunday night time.
Obama appeared on stage on the Staples Heart to assist open the annual awards present together with Girl Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, host Alicia Keys and Jada Pinkett Smith to elucidate what music has meant to them.
Many within the viewers did not instantly appear to choose up on Obama‘s look, however she was rapidly interrupted when she started talking, making it solely so far as “From the Motown data I wore out on the South Aspect …” earlier than the gang stood and loudly cheered for 25 seconds.
“All proper — we obtained a present to do,” she stated as she tried to wave the viewers to cool down.
Listed below are the previous first girl’s full remarks, which began with references to Motown and “Run the World (Ladies),” Beyoncé’s 2011 hit:
“From the Motown data I wore out on the South Aspect to the ‘Who Run the World’ songs that fueled me by means of this final decade, music has all the time helped me inform my story, and I do know that is true for everyone right here.
“Whether or not we like nation or rap or rock, music helps us share ourselves, our dignity and sorrows, our hopes and joys. It permits us to listen to each other, to ask one another in. Music exhibits us that every one of it issues. Each story inside each voice, each observe inside each tune. Is that proper, women?”
Obama later tweeted that she was “thrilled” to assist “rejoice the unifying energy of music.”