U2 has big night at Grammys

Feb 09, 2006 by Ian Evans

It was a great night for U2 at the 48th Annual . The Irish rockers took home five Grammys, while comeback queen Mariah Carey won three awards…all in the non-televised portion of the ceremony.

Paul McCartney gave a rousing performance of “Helter Skelter” while also joining Jay-Z and Linkin Park on a “Yesterday” mash-up. Sly Stone, the recipient of a tribute, joined in his tribute jam for a few bars then strangely wandered off.

But the Grammy win that no one’s mentioning? beat out George Carlin in the Best Spoken Word Album category. Now that’s a win.

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