For most shows, this would have been the show-stopping finale -- five amazing divas, combining for a stunning tribute. For the Grammy awards, however, that was just the opening number.
There they were, in what was billed as both a Valentine's card and a get-well-soon card to Aretha Franklin. Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, Martina McBride, Florence Welch (from Florence and the Machine) and gospel great Yolanda Adams combined to sing Aretha songs. Franklin -- recovering in Detroit, after surgery for pancreatic cancer -- recorded a thank-you message.