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Taylor Swift hugs Celine Dion backstage at the 2024 Grammy Awards after an awkward onstage interaction

Taylor Swift hugs Celine Dion backstage at the 2024 Grammy Awards after an awkward onstage interaction

Posted: 10:10 PM PT, February 4, 2024

Taylor Swift He won a lot and made history This year's Grammy Awards On Sunday, back home Her fourth album of the year award At the conclusion of the star-studded show.

Swift was truly shocked by this record-breaking victory, and as a result she apparently thought nothing of hugging the presenter Celine Dion — made by Her first public appearance in a long time to announce this category β€” leading to a rather awkward moment for those watching.

As Swift took the stage, joined by co-writer Jack Antonoff and her “Snow on the Beach” collaborator Lana Del Rey, she appeared stunned and accepted the award from Dion, who paused for a moment, in a surprise snapshot. The moment seemed perfect for a celebratory embrace between two music icons.

However, it appears that Swift did her best to correct the oversight behind the scenes, after accepting the award.

The 34-year-old singer – who is now the only female music artist to win four Grammy Awards for Album of the Year – hugged Dion backstage at Crypto.com Arena, and smiled shyly in the photo as she put her arms around the famous singer's shoulders.

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Swift also smiled for a sweet photo with Dion and her 22-year-old son, Rene-Charles, after the big show.

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During Sunday night's awards ceremony, the 55-year-old 16-time Grammy nominee shocked the audience by appearing and presenting the award amid her ongoing health battle with diabetes. Stiff person syndrome. He was the singer of “My Heart Will Go On.” Diagnosis of a rare neurological disorder in December 2022 and has made few public appearances since.

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Dion, winner of the 1997 Album of the Year award for It falls on youAmidst warm applause from those present. The condition the singer is fighting led to Cancellation of various partiesIn addition to stopping her Courage World Tour, which she last performed in March 2020.

Just before she appeared on stage, ET learned that Dionne was feeling good as she continues to battle stiff person syndrome and wanted to be a part of the night.

For more on Taylor Swift's historic evening, check out the stories below.

the Grammy Awards 2024 It aired Sunday, February 4 at 5pm PT/8pm ET and was broadcast live on CBS and Paramount+ From Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. Follow along on Etonline.com For complete coverage of music's biggest night, including performances, Grammy Award Winners And more.

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