33 Gay And Straight Couples Get Married During Macklemore's 'Same Love' At The Grammys

Posted: Updated:
Print Article
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26:  (L-R) Rapper Macklemore, singer Mary Lambert and singer Madonna perform onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: (L-R) Rapper Macklemore, singer Mary Lambert and singer Madonna perform onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis raised the stakes on water-cooler award show performances when they not only performed their same-sex marriage anthem "Same Love" with singer Mary Lambert but they also married 33 gay and straight couples on stage.

"This song is a love song not for some of us, but for all of us," said Queen Latifah in her introduction. "When we say music has the power to bring people together at the Grammys, we mean it." Latifah, who apparently has the power to conduct marriages vested in her by the state of California, the presided over the brief ceremony and after the happy couples exchanged rings, Madonna, of the infamous MTV VMAs make-out session with Britney, hobbled onstage to sing their first dance song, "Open Your Heart."

Sniff.

grammys marriage

Best of The Grammy Awards 2014
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Around the Web

Grammy Awards to Air Same-Sex Marriages During Macklemore ...

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to perform 'Same Love' with Madonna at ...

Rapper Macklemore discusses gay marriage and his new song ...

Grammys to Feature Mass Wedding During Macklemore Set

Grammys to stage mass wedding during 2014 awards ceremony