updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET
•originally published 01/26/2014 AT 8:30 PM ET
Grammy censors ensured that the first chunk of Jay Z’s verse was lost on viewers at home, but any people paying attention to that likely had it obliterated from their memory by the image of Bey and Jay Z dancing together and leading the crowd in a “surfboard.”
As the power pair walked offstage arm-in-arm, the crowd gave Bey a standing ovation. LL Cool J opened his monologue with “Let’s hear it one more time, everybody, for Beyoncé and Jay Z,” which we’ll probably be saying all night.
The only thing her performance was missing? Pharrell’s hat.
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