Skrillex & Diplo took home two Grammy Awards tonight for their collaborative project Jack Ü. Their global hit song Where Are Ü Now with Justin Bieber won Best Dance Recording, and their debut LP Skrillex & Diplo Present Jack Ü took home Best Dance/Electronic Album. Jack Ü and Justin Bieber previously won an American Music Award and MTV European Music Award for Best Collaboration with Where Are Ü Now, after reaching a coveted double platinum status and gaining over one billion plays worldwide.
The Grammy stage was transformed into a massive art installation where Skrillex, Diplo, Justin Bieber and more showcased the first ever live interpretation of Where Are Ü Now. The monumental events featured a full band with Skrillex on guitar, Diplo on keyboard, Jon Theodore from Queens of the Stone Age on drums, Mike Einziger of Incubus on additional percussion and keys, and world class string players Tina Guo, Ann Marie Simpson and Abigail Rose on violin and cello.
Listen to the live version below featuring additional instrumentation from Jon Theodore from Queens of the Stone Age, Mike Einziger of Incubus, Tina Guo, Ann Marie Simpson and Abigail Rose.
JACK Ü TOUR DATES:
3/12/2016 – Bogota, Columbia – Festival Estereo Picnic
3/13/2016 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Lollapalooza Brazil
3/17/2016 – Asuncion, Paraguay – Asunciónico
3/18/2016 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Lollapalooza Argentina
3/19/2016 – Santiago, Chile – Lollapalooza Chile
4/15/2016 – Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
4/22/2016 – Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival