Beyonce & Jay Z Kick Off GRAMMYs With Steamy 'Drunk In Love' Performance: Video

Beyonce and Jay-Z perform during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA

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Jay Z and Beyoncé, music’s hottest power couple, kicked off the 56th GRAMMY Awards with their steamiest performance yet.

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Lights shined down on a wet-haired, Chromat-wearing Bey’ as she straddled a chair to "Drunk In Love." Her husband, Jay Z, joined her for his collaborative rhymes, making it their first televised performance of the hit from her Internet-smashing self-titled album. No one could miss the smile that Jay sported while performing alongside his wife -- or his hand as it slid down to pat her shaking derriere.

Beyoncé Scores Sixth No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

The couple, who top Billboard’s Power 100 list, are nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Part II (On The Run)," featured on Jay Z’s 2013 album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail." Jay’ Z is competitng against himself in the same category -- another "Magna Carta" hit,  "Holy Grail," featuring Justin Timberlake, is also up for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Beyoncé's self-titled album continues to reign the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, staying put at No. 1 for a sixth consecutive week, marking it the longest No. 1 run in her 10-year solo chart career.

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