Adele's Grammy Accessory Shows Her Allegiance To Beyonce
- Author: Douglas Reid Feb 18, 2017,
Feb 18, 2017, 0:50
In an unprecedented Mean Girls-esque move, Adele broke the trophy and dedicated her award to Beyoncé and her album Lemonade, a work she called "monumental". It was so monumental and well thought-out and attractive and soul-bearing. we appreciate that.
Other artists to light up the stage included Lady Gaga, The Weekend, Ed Sheeran and Keith Urban with Carrie Underwood, who performed their 2016 duet, "The Fighter". "Beyonce doesn't need anyone to fight her wars - she finds it very disrespectful and feels that she would have loved to have won, but that Adele deserved it".
The award show's president Neil Portnow says he doesn't know why Adele chose to restart her tribute to late pop icon George Michael on Sunday, but he hasn't been made aware of any technical problems during the performance, People reports.
The 35-year-old, who became one of the world's top stars with her R&B-rooted pop, took a more provocative approach with her latest album "Lemonade", which she intertwined with a film. On the other hand, even Beyonce bagged a lot of accolades starting from Best Contemporary Pop Album (Lemonade) and Best Video (Formation).
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"Adele had a great album, but Beyoncé should have won that", Jordan said of the Album of the Year Award, which became Adele's fifth award of the night. Only two black artists have received the award in the last 20 years.
The Hello superstar was left close to tears after struggling with sound issues seconds into her reworked version of Fastlove, and stunned audience members and viewers alike by abruptly halting the music and asking to start again. "That's how I feel". Beyoncé's loss to Adele's 25 made it eight.
Chance the Rapper took home Best New Artist, the first award of the night.
Beyoncé did not win in the main categories despite nine Grammy nominations. "I spoke to her before just to let her know how honored and privileged I felt to be nominated alongside her, and we spoke afterward as well and she was very gracious and humble, as always, as we've come to expect", she added. And I was awarded that - I found out shortly after - which was the biggest blessing of my life. 1989 getting album of the year over To Pimp a Butterfly.