Adele Tops Grammys With 6 Awards

adeleA clean sweep of six awards made the British soul diva Adele a big winner at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Despite of being out of action due to throat surgery, Adele captivated the star-studded audience with standing ovation because of her rendition of worldwide hit “Rolling in the Deep.”

Adele won the awards for best record, best album for her breakthrough “21”, best song for “Rolling in the Deep”, best pop album, best pop artist and best short video.

"This record is inspired by something that is really normal .. just a rubbish relationship. It’s been the most life-changing year. Oh, I got a bit of snot!" she said while wiping her nose and fighting back tears.

 

Among the other winners are:

Best New Artist –
Bon Iver

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance –
Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
Track from: Duets II
[Columbia Records]

Best Pop Instrumental Album –
The Road From Memphis
Booker T. Jones
[Anti Records]

Best Dance Recording –
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites
Skrillex
Skrillex, producer; Skrillex, mixer
Track from: Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites
[Big Beat/Atlantic]

Best Dance/Electronica Album –
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites
Skrillex
[Big Beat/Atlantic]

See complete list – Grammys

 

hudsonDespite the triumphs of many artists that night, many of them mourns the very recent death of multi-awarded singer Whitney Houston. The Grammy Awards made an impromptu memorial for the six-time Grammy winner Houston.

Former American Idol finalist and actress Jennifer Hudson made a moving tribute for Houston as she performed “I Will Always Love You.”

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