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Same-sex couples steal the show with mass wedding at Grammys

Same-sex couples steal the show with mass wedding at Grammys

LAST UPDATED // Tuesday, 28 January 2014 12:42 Written by // Cec Busby

The audience may have been packed with an A-list crowd that included power couple Beyonce and Jay Z, but the real stars of the 56th Grammys were the 33 same-sex and straight couples who wed on stage during a performance of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, ‘Same Love’.

Queen Latifah officiated the ceremonies which included same-sex couples from as far afield as Utah.

The spectacle provided a truly moving moment within the razzle dazzle ceremony. The ceremony also proved a lucky talisman for the musical duo, with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis walking away with the gong for Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Song for ‘Thrift Shop’.

While a trio of Aussie artists were nominated this year, (Tame Impala, Hiatus Kaiyote and The Greencards) none managed to snaffle an award.

Watch the performance of 'Same Love'


Cec Busby

Cec Busby

Cec Busby is the news editor of SX and

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