Grammys 2018: Watch the Kesha performance that brought people to tears

The performance was dedicated to the #MeToo movement

Jack Shepherd@JackJShepherd
Monday 29 January 2018 09:39
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Kesha stuns with emotional performance of Praying at the Grammys 2018

This year’s Grammys may have seen the majority of awards (wrongly) go to men, but the ceremony was dominated by multiple stunning performances by women.

Perhaps the most tearjerking was Kesha singing the nominated song “Praying”, dedicating the performance to the #MeToo movement and those women who have survived assault.

Backed by the likes of Cyndi Lauper, Andra Day, and Camilla Cabello all dressed in white, the group powered through the song, embracing each other at the end. Watch below.

Following the performance, many viewers at home Tweeted about holding back tears, while host James Corden was left visibly moved.

“Praying” was released last June and marked Kesha’s first release since speaking out against producer Dr. Luke, who she has accused of sexual assault.

The song was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance, losing to Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” — a controversial win as the other nominees were Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, and P!nk. Read the full list of Grammy winners here.

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