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Marching nuns and Lady Gaga: images from around the globe

The Grammys were full of controversy and technical glitches last night, as Taylor Swift won the best album of the year while Adele’s microphone cut out. Here are today’s images, from celebrities in LA to marching bands of nuns celebrating the Pope’s visit to Mexico.

A woman admires a photo of Joseph Beuys as part of the Tate Modern's latest exhibit
A woman admires a photo of Joseph Beuys as part of the Tate Modern’s latest exhibit Image by AP Photo/Frank Augstein

A woman looks at pictures by the artist Joseph Beuys at the Tate Modern Gallery in London today. Tate Modern opens a major new photography show, “Performing for the Camera” on 18 February, that lasts until 12 June.

Lady Gaga's tribute to David Bowie at this year's Grammys
Lady Gaga’s tribute to David Bowie at this year’s Grammys Image by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

Lady Gaga performs a tribute to David Bowie at the 58th annual Grammy Awards yesterday in Los Angeles. 

Taylor Swift's album 1989 won Best Album of the Year
Taylor Swift’s album 1989 won Best Album of the Year Image by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

Taylor Swift accepts the award for album of the year for “1989” at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday night in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift poses in the press room
Taylor Swift poses in the press room Image by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the awards for album of the year for 1989, pop vocal album for 1989 and best music video for “Bad Blood” at the 58th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Monday in Los Angeles.

The pope's visit in Mexico
The pope’s visit in Mexico Image by AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell

A marching band of nuns, from Monterrey, play their instruments as they spontaneously parade on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival, in Morelia, in the Mexican state of Michoacan on Monday. On his one-day trip to the capital Morelia, Francis will visit the cathedral, meet with youth, and celebrate Mass with priests and seminarians, and religious men and women.

Karlie Kloss at New York Fashion Week
Karlie Kloss at New York Fashion Week Image by AP Photo/Richard Drew

Model Karlie Kloss walks the runway in the Jeremy Scott Fall 2016 collection during Fashion Week in New York.