Blessings: The former first lady pulled out all the stops to stun the audience at the 61st Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night
Fans were screaming and blowing kisses to Michelle as she smiled before saying 'We've got a show to do!' and began laughing with her co-presenters.
'From the Motown records that I wore out on the Southside, 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 everyone here,' Michelle said, throwing in a quick tribute to Beyonce as the audience went wild.
'Music helps us share ourselves, our dignity and sorrows, our hopes our joys,' she continued.
'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.'
Lady Gaga sparkles like a star in silver gown at 2019 Grammys
Gorgeous: Michelle was positively perfect in a sparkling silver suit from Sachin & Babi for a surprise appearance at the music awards show
Michelle walked onto the stage in a dazzling Sachin & Babi outfit that featured a billowing silver blouse with matching slacks and a sparkling belt wrapped above her hips.
The women were all smiles as they received an incredible applause from the audience, with Jennifer Lopez standing to the left of Michelle and Jada Pinkett Smith and Lady Gaga stood on the right.
'Music is what we all love, music is what it's all about,' Alicia told the audience after the women first took the stage.
'Everybody is out here shining and I'm so proud to bring us together to honor this moment because music is what we cry to, it's what we march to, it's what we rock to, it's what we make love to. It's our shared global language.'
'We express our pain, power and progress through music whether we're creating it or just appreciating it,' Jada told the audience.
'Here's what I know - every voice we hear deserves to be honored and respected.'
Jennifer Lopez wears wide-brimmed hat to 2019 Grammy Awards
Showstopper: Michelle walked onto the stage wearing a billowing silver blouse with matching slacks and a sparkling belt wrapped above her hips
Jaws dropped to the floor in the audience as Michelle Obama made her surprise appearance at the Grammys on Sunday
Jada looked stunning in a pale pink gown with sheer paneling running down her legs and into a gorgeous feathered train.
Lopez admitted that music 'reminds me of where I come from but it also reminds me of where I can go' as she recalled her upbringing in The Bronx.
Lady Gaga revealed a barrage of issues brought forth from insiders at the onset of her career, and said it was music that helped her ignore her critics.
'They said I was weird. That my look, my choices, my sound, that it wouldn't work. But music told me not to listen to them,' she said.
Michelle later took to Twitter following her appearance to pay tribute to Alicia Keys and share a photo of herself with her co-presenters backstage
She said she was 'thrilled' to be at the Grammys for her friend Alicia Keys and called her one of the most 'genuine and thoughtful people'
Michelle later took to Twitter following her appearance to pay tribute to Alicia Keys and share a photo of herself with her co-presenters backstage.
'A big part of friendship is showing up for your girls - that's why I was thrilled to be there for the one and only @aliciakeys at the #GRAMMYs,' she wrote.
'She is one of the most genuine and thoughtful people I know - there's no one better to help us all celebrate the unifying power of music.'
Yes! The women were all-smiles as they stood to an incredible applause from the audience, as Jennifer Lopez stood to the left of Obama with Jada Pinkett Smith and Lady Gaga holding space on the right