Watch the most awkward Grammys duet ever: Jessie J and Tom Jones

The Welsh crooner and pop's current also-ran tackle "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling," karaoke-style

By Erin Keane

Editor in Chief

Published February 9, 2015 1:58AM (EST)

 Jessie J and Tom Jones perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards.      (CBS)
Jessie J and Tom Jones perform at the 2015 Grammy Awards. (CBS)

If the A-list classical-meets-dance pop duo of the Grammy Awards is Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, who already pocketed their trophy for Best Traditional Pop Album, the B-minus duo is definitely Jessie J teaming up with Tom Jones to belt out The Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling" like a couple of drunks at a college reunion karaoke night who still can't decide who's Maverick and who's Ice Man.

Jones is still suave as he's ever been. Jessie J, on the other hand, has never met an element she could feel her way into. It's as awkward as your uncle dragging you up to commandeer the microphone during a distant cousin's wedding reception. Behold:

By Erin Keane

Erin Keane is Salon's Chief Content Officer. She is also on faculty at the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University and her memoir in essays, "Runaway: Notes on the Myths That Made Me," was named one of NPR's Books We Loved In 2022.

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