- Rihanna performed “Wild Thoughts” with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller at the Grammys.
- But there was no mistaking that this performance belonged to the Barbadian singer.
- Rihanna surprised fans with a high-energy four minutes and a South African dance.
There were a lot of great performances Sunday night from Lady Gaga and Kesha at the 60th annual Grammys. One of the big highlights came when Rihanna sang and dance to “Wild Thoughts” with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller.
The 29-year-old Barbadian singer stole the performance as she came out on stage and showed off the Gwara Gwara, a South African dance.
— Wọlé II (@Kingwole) January 29, 2018
People weren’t expecting it.
— OkayAfrica (@okayafrica) January 29, 2018
— G I E S H A (@GabWithGiesha) January 29, 2018
Rihanna did the Gwara Gwara Dance guys. I’m screaming 😭 pic.twitter.com/4EqF6FKCld
— ur local boy. 🍃 (@doughnnie) January 29, 2018
It’s one of several moments from the night that is quickly becoming a meme.
When there’s no one ahead of you at the Metrocard machine and the A train goes from 125th to 42nd in under 10 minutes pic.twitter.com/fuTLTy5rKz
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) January 29, 2018
When she hungry and finally get some food pic.twitter.com/FHqbnMRQSw
— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) January 29, 2018
when you have to call someone you don’t want to talk to and the voicemail picks up pic.twitter.com/iRNiHiVjd4
— Tracy Boomeisha-Ann Clayton (@brokeymcpoverty) January 29, 2018
— 🧔🏾🥃Kognac Papi🥃🧔🏾 (@Yo_GOAT) January 29, 2018
The entire performance was one of the most lively ones of the over three-hour broadcast.
And people couldn’t get enough of Rihanna.
not sure how any woman claims to be heterosexual when rihanna exists but okay!
— Lauren Chanel Allen (@MichelleHux) January 29, 2018
It was clear how much fun the singer was having during her performance.
— Jasmyn Lawson (@JasmynBeKnowing) January 29, 2018
She was all smiles through the nearly four-minute song.
The singer took home a Grammy Sunday night for best rap and sung performance with Kendrick Lamar for “Loyalty.”
You can watch the full performance below and follow along with our Grammys’ coverage here.