The 2014 Grammy Awards show opened with Jay Z and Beyonce performing an intoxicating version of "Drunk in Love," the top 10 hit from Queen B's recently released fifth album. Yet, it's not the husband and wife team's performance that is likely to generate the most watercolor talk -- rather, it's what Beyonce was wearing at the show.

Just ask Jamie Foxx. The Oscar-winning actor was in the house to present the award for best rap/sung collaboration, but ended up spending much of his time onstage admiring Beyonce's dress, which appeared to reveal more than it actually did. Jay Z ended up winning that category -- for his collaborative effort with Justin Timberlake, "Holy Grail" -- but didn't use the podium to respond to Foxx's comments about his wife.

Singer Beyonce Knowles attends the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Singer Beyonce Knowles attends the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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Best Grammy line: A nominee for best line of Grammy night 2014 came courtesy of Steve Coogan.

The great British comedian, who starred in the fantastic music film "24 Hour Party People," was talking to the crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles about Beatles Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney, who performed together at the show.

"The Grammys had the choice of reuniting two of the Beatles or all of the Jonas Brothers," Coogan said. "That was a tough one."

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