Tonight the biggest night in music is going down and it started off with a pleasant surprise.

Our forever First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage alongside Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, and Jennifer Lopez.

She took a break from her book tour to grace the Grammys stage and talk about the importance of music in her life.

“From the Motown records I wore out on the South Side to the ‘Who Run the World’ songs that fueled me through this last decade, music has always helped me tell my story, and I know that’s true for everybody here,” Obama said.

She continued: “Whether we like country or rap or rock, music helps us share ourselves, our dignity and sorrows, our hopes and joys. It allows us to hear one another, to invite each other in. Music shows us that all of it matters — every story within every voice, every note within every song. Is that right ladies?”

Keys took a minute to soak in the moment and asked, “Who run the world?”