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Yesterday on the Internet: The Grammys get political

The Grammys bill themselves as music’s biggest night — the night where grandparents around the world finally get to see the music of promising upstarts, like Adele and Beyoncé.

This segment originally aired Feb. 13, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.

The Grammys bill themselves as music’s biggest night — the night where grandparents around the world finally get to see the music of promising upstarts, like Adele and Beyoncé.

This year’s Grammys — like everything else this year — got political, as performing artists competed in an new unofficial category: “Least Subtle Political Statement.”