2014 Grammy awards pre-telecast ceremony – pictures

Hours before the telecast, most of the 2014 Grammy awards were handed out in a pre-show ceremony in Los Angeles. Cyndi Lauper hosted the event – and won an award herself

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Winner For best comedy album Kathy Griffin Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images Photograph: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
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Winners For best dance recording Zedd and Foxes Photograph: Fre Photograph: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
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Cyndi Lauper presents Jennifer Gasoi with the Grammy for best children's album Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Photograph: MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS
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Singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper accepts the best musical theater album award for Kinky Boots Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
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Kacey Musgraves, winner of the best country song award for Merry Go 'Round Photograph: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP Photograph: Matt Sayles/Matt Sayles/Invision/AP
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Singer Tye Tribbett accepts the Best Gospel Album award for Greater Than (Live) Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
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Musicians Steve Martin and Edie Brickell accept the Best American Roots Song award for Love Has Come For You Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
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Singer Tasha Cobbs accepts the best gospel/contemporary Christian music performance award for Break Every Chain (Live) Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
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Winner For best regional Mexican music album A Mi Manera Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea (L) gives her acceptance speech Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images Photograph: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
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Nominee for best pop instrumental album Dave Koz (L), Mindi Abair (R) and Verdine White perform on stage at the pre-telecast show Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images Photograph: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

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