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Relive 13 most LGBTI moments at the 2019 Grammy Awards

Relive 13 most LGBTI moments at the 2019 Grammy Awards

Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin and Kacey Musgraves at the 2019 Grammy Awards

It was the year of the queer community for the 2019 Grammy Awards last night (10 February).

Lady Gaga and Brandi Carlile both made history as the first out winners in their categories.

Gaga took home Best Pop Solo Performance and Carlile Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Performance.

While divas Diana Ross and Dolly Parton took to the stages to perform LGBTI anthems.

But in case you’ve been too busy with the BAFTAs, here are the 13 LGBTI moments of the 2019 Grammy Awards:

1 Ricky Martin and his son Matteo walked the red carpet

Ricky Martin and his son Matteo at the Grammys (Photo: Instagram)
Ricky Martin and his son Matteo at the Grammys (Photo: Instagram)

‘Cool cat for a date at the Grammys!’ the pop star and family man wrote on Instagram.

2 Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama, Alicia Keys and Jada Pinkett Smith opened the Grammys

From left to right: Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys, Michele Obama and Jennifer Lopez open the 61st Grammy Awards
From left to right: Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys, Michele Obama and Jennifer Lopez open the 61st Grammy Awards | Photo: YouTube (Recording Academy / GRAMMYs)

Michelle came dressed to the Grammys looking like Album of the Year.

3 Ricky Martin performed Havana with Camila Cabello

Ricky Martin took to the stage to honour Latin music with Camila Cabello and J Balvin for the 2019 Grammy Awards
Ricky Martin (L) took to the stage to honour Latin music with Camila Cabello and J Balvin | Photo: Instagram (@ricky_martin)

The opening performance included multiple references to Trump’s border wall; ‘Build bridges not walls’.

4 Lady Gaga won big and dedicated her speech to mental health

Lady Gaga, Grammy in hand, delivers a speech on mental health in a silver dress
The bi superstar won three Grammys across the night | Photo: YouTube (Recording Academy / GRAMMYs)

Putting the ‘star’ in A Star Is Born, Best Pop Duo or Group Performance Act was Gaga’s third award that night.

5 Brandi Carlile referenced coming out during her acceptance speech

Brandi Carlile picks up a Grammy (Photo: Twitter)
Brandi Carlile picks up a Grammy (Photo: Twitter)

If only there was an award for ‘Best Acceptance Speech’.

6 Dolly Parton sung her own tribute act

Dolly Parton stunned the crowd during her own tribute act, singing Nine to Five, in a white dress with flowing sleeves and red heels
Dolly Parton stunned the crowd during her own tribute act, singing Nine to Five | Picture: Twitter (@98WSIX)

In fierce red heels, the 9 to 5 singer, who was honored at the Grammys, was joined by goddaughter Miley Cyrus.

7 Diana Ross sung herself Happy Birthday 

Diana Ross wore a red gown and sung HappY Birthday at the 2019 Grammy Awards
Diana Ross belting out her own birthday wishes is the 2019 energy we can all aspire towards | Picture: YouTube (Recording Academy / GRAMMYs)

Can you get any camper than Diana Ross wishing herself happy birthday a month-and-a-half before her actual birthday?

8 Queer artist St. Vincent sung a sultry duet with Dua Lipa

While both Grammy winners, one user tweeted ‘They deserve their own award’.

9 Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year

Country star Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year at the 2019 Grammy Awards
Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year | Pictuew: YouTube (Recording Academy / GRAMMYs)

An outspoken LGBTI ally, the country singer’s win was also well-received. Even Gaga blew a kiss as Musgraves got on stage.

10 Janelle Monáe belted bisexual anthem Make Me Feel with a team of vagina panted dancers

A tweet about the 'vagina pants' making an appearance in Janelle Monáe's performance of Make Me Feel at the 2019 Grammy Awards
The pants previously featured in her music video for Pynk | Picture: Twitter (HipHopWired)

It well and truly is #20BiTeen. Monáe dedicated her Grammy nomination to her ‘trans brothers and sisters.’

11 Lady Gaga sung both the male and female parts of Shallow

The pop legend performed without her usual duet partner, Bradley Cooper to applause, applause, applause.

12 …And then reached new stardom as the Grammy’s Best Meme

A tweet using a photo of singer Lady Gaga Lady Gaga slumped over the microphone stand and looked directly at the camera, with the caption: 'Trying to look at the profile picture of someone on private who adds you on Instagram #Grammys'
Lady Gaga slumped over the microphone stand and looked directly at the camera and Twitter could not resist | Twitter (@MikeJBruno)

After bringing the house down with Shallow from A Star Is Born, the crowd erupted with applause and Twitter with memes.