Grammy Awards 2015's 21 Best and Worst Moments

From Kanye's bum-rush to AC/DC's explosive performance to Sam Smith's big night

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Worst: Pharrell Has Too Many Ideas in His Hat
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Worst: Pharrell Has Too Many Ideas in His Hat

Dressed like a demented bellhop, Pharrell Williams led the performance of his ubiquitous, Grammy-winning Despicable Me 2 tune "Happy" in the oddest way: First fracturing the melody into a decidedly unhappy dirge and then ceding the spotlight to classical pianist Lang Lang and film composer Hans Zimmer. The former played a sonata in the middle of the herky-jerky song, while the latter — who looked like a 57-year-old music exec had forced his way onstage — did his best Angus Young impression as a guitar solo. The one saving grace of the muddled mess was a nod to the protests in Ferguson, Missouri last year: dancers in hoodies holding up their arms as if to say, "Hands up, don't shoot."

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