Volodymyr Zelensky appeared at the music awards via video link to introduce John Legend, who performed a song for the people of Ukraine
Ukraine's president urged the audience and viewers: 'Tell the truth about the war on your social networks, on TV, support us in any way you can any, but not silence'
He added: 'Our musicians wear body armor instead of tuxedos. Fill the silence with your music. Fill it today to tell our story'
Trevor Noah hosted the Grammy awards, held Sunday night in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Noah opened with a quip about Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars last weekend for joking about wife Jada Pinkett Smith's alopecia
After hitting Rock, Smith returned to his seat and yelled twice: 'Keep my wife's name out your f--king mouth'
Noah said: 'We're going to be singing, we're going to be keeping people's names out of our mouths, and we're going to be giving out awards all throughout the night.'
Questlove, who was presented with his Oscar for best documentary immediately after Smith's attack on Rock, presented a Grammy and joked: 'I trust you people will stay 500 feet away from me'
Silk Sonic's 'Leave the Door Open' won song of the year and Olivia Rodrigo was named best new artist. The 19-year-old also won Best Pop Solo Performance for Drivers License
Foo Fighters won all three awards for which they were nominated: best rock performance for 'Making a Fire', best rock song for 'Waiting on a War' and best rock album for 'Medicine at Midnight'
Kanye West was banned from performing for 'concerning online behavior' and was notably absent last night - but was still given two Grammys for best melodic rap performance and best rap song for 'Jail' featuring Jay-Z
Louis C.K.'s 2020 comedy special, in which he joked about the sexual misconduct claims against him, won the award for best comedy album