For A Major Monday Throwback, Here's What The 2008 Grammys Looked Like

Three words: Hey There Delilah.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honestly, never forget.

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

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

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And this was Nelly Furtado...

And this was Nelly Furtado...

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

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

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

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

Ughhhh.

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

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

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

Iconic.

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Which was presented by Tay, of course.

Which was presented by Tay, of course.

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

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

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And he even brought Daft Punk along for his performance!

And he even brought Daft Punk along for his performance!

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And Amy Winehouse performed via satellite from London...

And Amy Winehouse performed via satellite from London...

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

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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.

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

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

Pour. One. Out.

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This post was translated from Spanish.




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