Michelle Obama steals the spotlight at 2019 Grammys

Rihanna during the arrivals at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Award

"Music helps us share our selves-our dignity and sorrows, our hopes and joys", she continued.

Pinkett-Smith added, "We express our pain, power, and progress through music, whether we're creating it or just appreciating it".

Soon Alicia invited out Jada Pinkett-SMoith, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and former first lady Michelle Obama to help her double down on the inspiring message.

The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives - a display that came a year after female voices were somewhat muted at the 2018 ceremony. She took to twitter to share a photo with all of them and wrote, "A big part of friendship is showing up for your girls-that's why I was thrilled to be there for the one and only @aliciakeys at the #GRAMMYs". The last woman to host the show was Queen Latifah in 2005.

"Give it up for these magnificent goddesses!" said Keys.

One of the biggest musical events of the year, Grammy Awards are live right now and numerous global sensations from across the globe have made it to the event. She is one of the most loved personalities across the globe and her book was also among the best sellers. She may no longer be in the white house as the First Lady, but she surely has won many hearts. Speaking about the different genres of music, the women said that all styles need to be represented and respected.

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What did you think about Michelle Obama's surprise visit to the Grammys? A representative for the Grammys didn't return an email seeking clarification about the tribute.

Artists scheduled to perform include Diana Ross, Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, Post Malone and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Yolanda Adams, Fantasia and Andra Day will honor the late Aretha Franklin with a performance.

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