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2012 Grammy Awards: Best and worst moments

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The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards

An award show wouldn't be an award show without dull, inarticulate speeches, bad jokes, worse fashions and snarky fashion commentary, but this year a gloomy cloud settled over the 54th annual Grammy Awards, which took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles: the untimely death of pop singer Whitney Houston, who was found dead in a hotel room on Saturday afternoon at age 48.In addition to performances by Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay, Chris Brown, Deadmau5, the Beach Boys and Adele (the evening's big winner, taking home six awards), singer Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to the late diva.RelatedAdele top winner with 6 GrammysPhotos: 2012 Grammy Awards red carpetGrammy Awards 2012: Winners' ListGrammys honor Houston, celebrate 'fallen sister'
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