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John Mayer Broke His 2004 Grammy Award to Share It with Alicia Keys!

John Mayer Broke His 2004 Grammy Award to Share It with Alicia Keys!

Alicia Keys is opening up about her (kind of) win at the 2004 Grammys.

The 38-year-old musician took to the stage during the 2019 Grammy Awards to talk about the time that she and John Mayer “shared” the award for the 2004 Song of the Year.

“I wanted to share with you a little story. I have been super blessed to win 15 Grammys. Pretty cool, pretty cool,” Alicia started. “Thank you. And in 2004 I dreamed about winning song of the year for ‘If I Ain’t Got You.’ So, when my hero, Stevie Wonder, opened up that card and started to read in braille, I just knew he was going to feel my name. My name.”

They then played a clip from the 2004 Grammys when Stevie announced that John‘s song “Daughters” was the winner.

“I ain’t got that Grammy,” Alicia continued. “But don’t worry, it’s okay. Because this story has a really happy ending. Because John said, I agree, Alicia, this should have been yours and he literally broke the Grammy and wrote ‘If I ain’t got you’ with my name on it and gave it to me.”

John then hit the stage and the two reunited the two pieces of the award together.

“We’re putting it back together, it belongs together,” Alicia said before John added, “Just for one night only.”

The two then presented the award for this year’s Song of the Year to Childish Gambino for “This is America” – but he was not in attendance.

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Posted to: 2019 Grammys, Alicia Keys, grammy, John Mayer

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