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Grammys’ Memorable Moments, 1975 to 2009

From David Bowie and Michael Jackson to Madonna and the Chili Peppers, plus the Soy Bomb and more

David Bowie; Art Garfunkel; Paul Simon; Yoko Ono; John Lennon; Roberta Flack

Musicians (L-R) David Bowie, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Yoko Ono, John Lennon and Roberta Flack, attending the Grammy Awards at the Uris Theater, New York, March 1st 1975. (Photo by Tim Boxer/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

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David Bowie, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Yoko Ono and John Lennon at the Uris Theater in New York City, New York for the 1975 Grammy Awards.

Grammy Awards: 1998: Bob Dylan and Fiona Apple

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1998

Bob Dylan and Fiona Apple at the 1998 Grammy Awards on February 25, 1998.

Grammy Performances: Bob Dylan Soy Bomb - Feb 25, 1998

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1998

The infamous "Soy Bomb" demonstrator is removed from the stage as Bob Dylan performs at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York on February 25, 1998.

Grammy Performances: Madonna - Feb 24, 1999

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1999

Madonna performs on the 41st Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 24, 1999.

Grammy Performances: Steven Tyler - Feb 24, 1999

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1999

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler performing at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 24, 1999.

Grammy Performances: Britney Spears - Feb 23, 2000

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2000

Britney Spears performs at the Grammys on February 23, 2000. Spears was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

TLC performs "No Scrubs" at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards on February 23rd, 2000.

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2000

TLC perform at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center on February 23, 2000.

GRAMMYS REWIND: OZZIE 2000

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2000

Ozzy Osbourne arrives at the 42nd Grammy Awards Ceremony with his family in Los Angeles, CA, 23 February, 2000. Osbourne's group 'Black Sabbath' won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance for the song 'Iron Man' on the album 'Reunion'.

GRAMMY REWIND: Lil Bow Wow and Madonna : 2001

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2001

Bow Wow drives Madonna onstage for her performance of "Music" at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 21, 2001.

GRAMMY REWIND: Bono 2001

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2001

Bono jokes with his group's three Grammys backstage at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 21, 2001.

Grammy Rewind: ELTON AND EMINEM 2001

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2001

Elton John performs "Stan" with Eminem during the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 21, 2001 to demonstrate his solidarity with the embattled rapper, who was under fire for alleged homophoic remarks and lyrics.

Grammy Performances: Christina Aguilera - Feb 21, 2001

2001

Christina Aguilera at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 21, 2001.

Grammy Performances: Destiny's Child - Feb 21, 2001

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2001

Destiny's Child at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 21, 2001

Grammy Performances: U2 - Feb 26, 2002

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2002

U2 performs during the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

Grammy Performances: Aguilera, Mya, Kim, Pink, Labelle - Feb 27, 2002

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2002

Christina Aguilera, Mya, Lil' Kim and Pink perform "Lady Marmalade" alongside Patti LaBelle at the 44th Grammy Awards on February 27, 2002 in Los Angeles.

GRAMMY REWIND: Lil Kim 2002

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2002

Lil' Kim arrives at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 27, 2002.

Grammy Performances: Springsteen and Costello - Feb 23, 2003

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2003

Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello perform at the 2003 Grammy Awards in New York City, February 23, 2003.

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