2011 Grammys: Christina Aguilera Takes a Tumble During Aretha Franklin Tribute

February 14, 2011 03:03:01 GMT

Taking the stage with Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams and Martina McBride, Christina Aguilera falls on the stage at the end of the performance.

2011 Grammys: Christina Aguilera Takes a Tumble During Aretha Franklin Tribute
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The so-called Music Biggest Night at the Staples Center is opened with a start-studded performance in honor of music veteran Aretha Franklin. Introduced by LL Cool J, the opening set sees Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Florence Welch, Yolanda Adams and Martina McBride performing together for the very first time.

They sing a rendition of "(You Me Make Feel Like A) Natural Woman" together before proceeding with their solo performances. Aguilera who was recently criticized for infamously messing up National Anthem lyrics at the Super Bowl, does not miss a beat when tackling Franklin's "Ain't No Way" at this 2011 Grammy Awards.

McBride sings "Until You Come Back to Me", the lead singer of Florence and the Machine delivers "Think (Freedom)," Hudson belts out "Respect," Adams brings "Spirit in the Dark", and then together again the five women close it with "Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves".

The audience immediately give them standing ovation soon after the joint performances come to an end. Aguilera is caught on camera slipping and falling on the floor, but she quickly stands up with the help from fellow performers. Franklin appears in a video message, sending her gratitude for the tribute and explaining why she can't be there that night. "But next year, OK?" she said.

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posted by richard on Feb 15, 2011
ppl are so sad.That slip was barely noticeable until her haterz brought it up.She did an amazing performance and instead majority of the headlines read "christina nails it or christina was amazing or sth all they could have done was take that barely noticeable slip and made it there headlines.U kidding fucking me?
posted by lilo on Feb 14, 2011
Christina! Simple magical...keep it up
posted by phil1978 on Feb 14, 2011
Christina was out of this world amazing! You rock girl!
posted by ugh on Feb 14, 2011
why is it news to find faults in people? im glad christina totally rocked it! shes got an incredible voice and she should be recognized for her talent. the tribute was fabulous from everyone
posted by blooper on Feb 13, 2011
just aint your week Christy.

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