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Grammy Awards 2013 10 Most WTF Moments

The best South Florida moment of last night's 2013 Grammy awards was when Pitbull snuck in his signature catchphrase during his presentation, saying: "These are the nominees for the best solo performance. Dale!" God, that guy's great. Dale, truly, Mr. Worldwide.

Last night, we, along with the whole rest of the world, were wowed by the Leon Helm tribute, thought the Marley one needed some work, had nothing but love for LL Cool J and Miguel, but wondered a little about John Mayer's big purple suit.

Click on to read some of the other weirdest, most uncomfortable, and fantastic moments of the night.

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10. The ladies' fashions

Some of the dresses were, how can we put this lightly? They were horrible thrift store nightmares. None but Kelly Rowland's and Florence Welch's were really, totally fantastic.

Here's a rundown of some memorable others:

Katy Perry's exposed tigobitties seemed to violate the "no skin" rules the Grammys set days before the show. And her dress looked like something you could have scored at Wet Seal.

- Adele's dress didn't look like a couch, it looked like something that costs like $500 at Anthropologie. It was charming, but totally unflattering. Estelle did the same look, but better.

- It was as if Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes was trying to look not cute. Give the glasses a rest for the night. Come on. She kicked ass during the Levon Helm tribute, but you don't gotta look like you're in the Band to sound like it.

- Mavis Staples' getup was just cool as a cuke.

- J Lo couldn't help heaving a naked jamb onstage. She said, "As you can see, I read the memo." And Pitbull replied: "You inspired the memo." That's our girl.

9. Taylor Swift stumbling around the whole Alice in Wonderland show

Dance, woman, dance!!!! She doesn't even saunter well. You don't have to have rhythm to learn how to walk with grace. Up there's her most challenging choreographic move of the night.

8. Men looking like women
Namely: Jack White, Prince, Bruno Mars, Hunter Hayes. It was as if the flesh on their faces was airbrushed. They all looked like beautiful ladies.

Hats off to Jack White for the Nudie suit and for being especially talented, and to Prince for looking like, and being, a goddess.

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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