Grammys Gone Wild

updated 02/28/2011 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/28/2011 01:00AM

GRAMMY GALS

Kate Hudson (bonding with fellow actress Nicole Kidman) got a sweet shoutout from her rocker beau, Muse's Matt Bellamy, who thanked "my beautiful pregnant girlfriend."

BACKSTAGE BUDS

Gwyneth Paltrow left hand-in-hand with Beyonce after performing with Cee Lo. "She was so nervous," says Paltrow pal and Glee star Matthew Morrison. "But she killed it."

INSPIRED BY ELTON

An episode of The Muppet Show-in which Elton John dressed in rainbow feathers to sing "Crocodile Rock"-was the basis for the colorful get-up Cee Lo wore while performing "Forget You."

LADY LUCK

Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood won five awards, including Record and Song of the Year for "Need You Now." Said Scott: "We are completely floating."

GRAMMY GLORY

Katy Perry and Russell Brand celebrated her grandma Ann Hudson's 90th birthday at the show. Perry's mom-who also attended-admitted, "I can't wait for them to have babies!"

COOL CHICKS

Was Lady Gaga-who arrived at the show in a giant egg-hatching plans with Willow Smith? "She's a born entertainer," songwriter Makeba Riddick says of the 10-year-old pop star.

CLASSIC ROCK

Mick Jagger, 67, brought the crowd-including Nicole Kidman and Will Smith-to their feet during his fiery rendition of Solomon Burke's "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love."

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