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Okay But You Guys, Remember The 2008 Grammys??

Three words: Hey There Delilah.

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1. Ah, 2008: the year that the Plain White White T's went to the Grammys...and invited THE Delilah along.

You know the one.
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You know the one.

2. It was also the year that Paramore hit the red carpet with the most Hot Topic-inspired lewks of all time.

Tbh they crushcrushcrushed it.
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Tbh they crushcrushcrushed it.

3. Meanwhile, your resident emo gods Panic! At the Disco looked as though they had some first-timer jitters.

This was when the exclamation mark was still part of their name, of course.
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This was when the exclamation mark was still part of their name, of course.

4. And while we're on this throwback bender, here's a photo of Amy Lee, from Evanescence, on the red carpet.

Show of hands who else's teenage years were defined by her voice.
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Show of hands who else's teenage years were defined by her voice.

5. Back then in 2008, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert were still together...

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6. And of course, Beyoncé made an appearance — with her Solange as her date.

They were and will always be flawless, of course.
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They were and will always be flawless, of course.

7. And speaking of Beyoncé, 2008 was also the year that gifted us this gem of a photograph:

Two legends, one pic.
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Two legends, one pic.

8. But the highlight of the night was Queen B's iconic duet with Tina Turner.

Honestly, never forget.
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Honestly, never forget.

9. Oh, and this was Miley Cyrus back then...

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10. And this was Nelly Furtado...

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11. And remember Mika?? Here he is on the red carpet, with some serious bracelet action going on.

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12. Meanwhile, Fergie had to deal this awkward kiss from Chris Brown.

Ughhhh.
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Ughhhh.

13. And **sobbing* at the awards ceremony, Prince presented Alicia Keys with Best Female R&B Performance.

R-I-fuckin-P, man.
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R-I-fuckin-P, man.

14. And Rihanna won for Best Rap/Sung Performance for "Umbrella"...

Iconic.
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Iconic.

15. Which was presented by Tay, of course.

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16. The year 2008 was when Kanye brought these stunner shades to the forefront of all of our lives...

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17. And he even brought Daft Punk along for his performance!

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18. And Amy Winehouse performed via satellite from London...

More R.I.P.s in order here.
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More R.I.P.s in order here.

19. And she still won five Grammys that night! Mark Ronson, who produced and co-authored the album Back to Black, attended the ceremony to receive the awards on her behalf.

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20. So, in conclusion, the 2018 Grammys were great. But the 2008 Grammys? Unforgettable.

Pour. One. Out.
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Pour. One. Out.

This post was translated from Spanish.

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