Adele wins top honors at Grammys 2017

Adele wins top honors at Grammys 2017The 59th annual Grammy Awards was nothing short of entertaining as music’s biggest stars flew in to attend the star-studded event in Los Angeles.

The Late Late Show host James Corden took the stage to host the evening, which welcomed several action-packed performances.

Adele opened the show with her hit single “Hello” and also gave a moving tribute to George Michael, which broke the internet.

Adele was delivering a touching tribute to the late singer with her rendition of his 1996 song “Fastlove,” but stopped the music halfway to restart.

“I’m sorry for swearing and sorry for starting again, can we please start it again? I’m sorry, I can’t mess this up for him.” That was a brave move, proving that mistakes happen even to the best of us.

Adele won the evening’s top five awards, including Song of the Year, Record of the Year and the hotly contested Album of the Year. Beating Beyoncé in this category was unbelievable, even for Adele.

According to Billboard, she told reporters backstage, “I felt like it was her time to win. What the f–k does she have to do to win album of the year? That’s how I feel.”Beyoncé's Grammys 2017 performance

Speaking of Beyoncé, the “Lemonade” singer gave an action-packed pregnant performance that left everyone stunned. Dressed in a majestic goddess-like gold ensemble, she performed her hit songs “Sandcastles” and “Love Drought.” She took home the trophy for Best Urban Contemporary Album.

Bruno Mars gave a stellar tribute to Prince as he sang his rendition of “Let’s Go Crazy.” Katy Perry took the stage to perform her record-breaking “Chained to the Rhythm.” Let’s just say that the Grammys proved to be another year of internet-breaking performances and wins.

Here’s the complete list of winners. ~Marriska Fernandes

Album Of The Year
“25” — Adele – Winner
“Lemonade” — Beyonce
“Purpose” — Justin Bieber
“Views” — Drake
“A Sailor’s Guide To Earth” — Sturgill Simpson

Record Of The Year
“Hello” — Adele – Winner
“Formation” — Beyoncé
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham
“Work” — Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots

Song Of The Year
“Hello” — Adele – Winner
“Formation” — Beyonce
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza” — Mike Posner
“Love Yourself” — Justin Bieber
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham

Best Rap Album:
“Coloring Book” — Chance The Rapper – Winner
“And the Anonymous Nobody” — De La Soul
“Major Key” — DJ Khaled
“Views” — Drake
“Blank Face LP” — ScHoolboy Q
“The Life of Pablo” — Kanye West

Best Urban Contemporary Album
“Lemonade” — Beyonce – Winner

“Ology” — Gallant
“We Are King “— KING
“Malibu “— Anderson .Paak
“Anti” — Rihanna

Best Country Solo Performance
“My Church” — Maren Morris – Winner
“Love Can Go To Hell” — Brandy Clark
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert
“Church Bells” — Carrie Underwood
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban

Best Rock Song
“Blackstar” — David Bowie – Winner

“Burn the Witch”  —Radiohead
“Hardwired” — Metallica
“Heathens” — Twenty One Pilots
“My Name Is Human” — Highly Suspect

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots – Winner

“Closer” — The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham
“Work” — Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Cheap Thrills” — Sia Featuring Sean Paul

Best New Artist
Chance The Rapper – Winner

Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Vocal Album
“25” — Adele
– Winner
“Purpose” — Justin Bieber
“Dangerous Woman” — Ariana Grande
“Confident” — Demi Lovato
“This Is Acting” — Sia

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Hello” — Adele – Winner

“Hold Up” — Beyonce
“Love Yourself” — Justin Bieber
“Piece By Piece (Idol Version)” — Kelly Clarkson
“Dangerous Woman” — Ariana Grande

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
“Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin” — Willie Nelson – Winner
“Cinema” — Andrea Bocelli
“Fallen Angels” — Bob Dylan
“Stages Live” — Josh Groban
“Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway” — Barbra Streisand

Best Dance Recording
“Don’t Let Me Down” — The Chainsmokers featuring Daya – Winner
“Tearing Me Up” — Bob Moses
“Never Be Like You” — Flume featuring Kai
“Rinse & Repeat” — Riton featuring Kah-Lo
“Drinkee” — Sofi Tukker

Best Dance/Electronic Album
“Skin” — Flume – Winner

“Electronica 1: The Time Machine” — Jean-Michel Jarre
“Epoch” — Tycho
“Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future” — Underworld
“Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII” — Louie Vega

Best Rock Performance
“Blackstar” — David Bowie – Winner

“Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)” — Alabama Shakes
“Don’t Hurt Yourself” — Beyoncé Featuring Jack White
“The Sound Of Silence” — Disturbed
“Heathens” — Twenty One Pilots

Best Metal Performance:
“Dystopia” — Megadeth – Winner
“Shock Me” — Baroness
“Slivera” — Gojira
“Rotting in Vain” — Korn
“The Price Is Wrong” — Periphery

Best Rock Album:
“Tell Me I’m Pretty” — Cage The Elephant – Winner

“California” — Blink-182
“Magma” — Gojira
“Death Of A Bachelor” — Panic! At The Disco
“Weezer” — Weezer

Best Alternative Music Album:
“Blackstar” — David Bowie – Winner
“22, A Million” — Bon Iver
“The Hope Six Demolition Project” — PJ Harvey
“Post Pop Depression “— Iggy Pop
“A Moon Shaped Pool” — Radiohead

Best R&B Performance
“Cranes in the Sky” — Solange – Winner

“Turnin’ Me Up” — BJ The Chicago Kid
“Permission” — Ro James
“I Do” — Musiq Soulchild
“Needed Me” — Rihanna

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  1. Robert • February 13, 2017 @ 7:55 PM

    *“I felt like it was her time to win. What the f–k does she have to do to win album of the year? That’s how I feel.”*

    Sell the most albums?

    25 sold 10 million copies
    lemonade sold 2 million….

    Call me crazy but isn’t that what album of the year means… the most successful one?

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