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Winehouse, West, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, Rihanna: Essential Grammy Videos

February 11, 2008 1:12 PM ET

For your viewing pleasure, three-plus hours of so-so Grammy action condensed into five stellar thirty-second clips (plus a bonus video of Winehouse's charming, bewildered acceptance speech).

Click here for photos from the Grammy Awards and here for shots from the big afterparties.

Amy Winehouse gives her "Blake incarcerated" a shout during "You Know I'm No Good":

Rihanna provides Michael Jackson with the perfect moment to stage his Grammys comeback (sadly, it didn't happen):

A peek inside the pyramid: Kanye West passes Daft Punk the spotlight for "Stronger":

Tina Turner and Beyoncé make "Mary" proud:

Foo Fighters burn through "The Pretender" with their John Paul Jones-conducted orchestra:

Winehouse forgets about the live satellite feed for a few minutes after her big win, but who can blame her (it was around 4:00 AM London time by then):

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