2017 GRAMMYS: ADELE SWEEPS TOP CATEGORIES + BEYONCE DELIVERS SHOWSTOPPING PERFORMANCE!

With James Cordon playing host, Sunday night’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards were full of drama and memorable moments beginning with Beyonce. The “Formation” songstress, who is pregnant with twins, put on a showstopping performance from her hit album, Lemonade. Wearing a golden crown, and looking every inch the Queen Bey, the 35-year-old singer floated across a petal-strewn stage with husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy cheering her on.

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It was also a winning night for Beyonce, who not only performed, but also took home awards for Best Music Video and Best Urban Contemporary Album.

Adele was the night’s biggest winner without a doubt. It was a clean sweep for the “Hello” singer who took home top awards for Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Album of the Year for her third album, 25. The British songstress was overwhelmed by her wins, getting emotional as she took to the stage.

Beyonce was clearly on her mind, whom Adele beat out in the top categories. Adele expressed her admiration for Beyonce in her acceptance speeches, breaking her Album of the Year Grammy in half to share with Beyonce.

Adele said, “My dream and my idol is Queen B, and I adore you. You move my soul every single day and you have done for nearly 17 years. I adore you…”

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Chance The Rapper was another big winner, taking home three awards for Best Rap Album, Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance. The independent artist, who also performed on the night, was elated as he accepted his accolades, beating out the likes of Drake and The Chainsmokers.

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Memorable performances included tributes to Prince, The Bee Gees and George Michael. Adele made news as she performed a stripped back rendition of “Fastlove” in tribute to George Michael. A few lines in, Adele stopped the performance, cursing, and asking the band to start over. Apologizing to the audience, she explained that the performance was too important not to get right.

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Other performers included Katy Perry, who performed her new single, “Chained to the Music,” Ed Sheeran, who belted out his hit “Shape Of You,” The Weeknd, Lady Gaga and Metallica, Lukas Graham with Kelsey Ballerini, Demi Lovato and Bruno Mars.

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A fun moment on the night was host James Corden, doing Carpool Karaoke with stars including Jennifer Lopez, Neil Diamond, John Legend, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Jason Derulo and little Blue Ivy Carter.

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

Song of the Year
Beyoncé, Formation
Adele, Hello
Mike Posner, I Took a Pill in Ibiza
Justin Bieber, Love Yourself
Lukas Graham, 7 Years

Record of the Year
Adele, Hello
Beyoncé, Formation
Lukas Graham, 7 Years
Rihanna, Work (feat. Drake)
Twenty One Pilots, Stressed Out

Album of the Year
Adele, 25
Beyoncé, Lemonade
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Drake, Views
Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Best New Artist
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Marin Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele, Hello
Beyoncé, Hold Up
Justin Bieber, Love Yourself
Kelly Clarkson, Piece by Piece (Idol Version)
Ariana Grande, Dangerous Woman

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
The Chainsmokers, Closer (feat. Halsey)
Lukas Graham, 7 Years
Rihanna, Work (feat. Drake)
Sia, Cheap Thrills (feat. Sean Paul)
Twenty One Pilots, Stressed Out

Best Pop Vocal Album
Adele, 25
Justin Bieber, Purpose
Ariana Grande, Dangerous Woman
Demi Lovato, Confident
Sia, This Is Acting

Best Dance Recording
Bob Moses, Tearing Me Up
The Chainsmokers, Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya)
Flume, Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)
Riton, Rinse & Repeat (feat. Kah-Lo)
Sofi Tukker, Drinkee

Best Rock Performance
Alabama Shakes, Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)
Beyoncé, Don’t Hurt Yourself (feat. Jack White)
David Bowie, Blackstar
Disturbed, The Sound of Silence (Live on Conan)
Twenty One Pilots, Heathens

Best Rock Song
David Bowie, Blackstar
Radiohead, Burn the Witch
Metallica, Hardwired
Twenty One Pilots, Heathens
Highly Suspect, My Name Is Human

Best Rock Album
Blink-182, California
Cage the Elephant, Tell Me I’m Pretty
Gojira, Magma
Panic! at the Disco, Death of a Bachelor
Weezer, Weezer

Best R&B Performance
BJ The Chicago Kid, Turnin’ Me Up
Ro James, Permission
Musiq Soulchild, I Do
Rihanna, Needed Me
Solange, Cranes in the Sky

Best R&B Song
PartyNextDoor, Come See Me (feat. Drake)
Bryson Tiller, Exchange
Rihanna, Kiss It Better
Maxwell, Lake by the Ocean
Tory Lanez, Luv

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Beyoncé, Lemonade
Gallant, Ology
KING, We Are King
Anderson .Paak, Malibu
Rihanna, Anti

Best Rap Performance
Chance the Rapper, No Problem (feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz)
Desiigner, Panda
Drake, Pop Style (feat. The Throne)
Fat Joe and Remy Ma, All the Way Up (feat. Fat French Montana and Infared)
ScHoolboy Q, That Part (feat. Kanye West)

Best Country Solo Performance
Brandy Clark, Love Can Go to Hell
Miranda Lambert, Vice
Maren Morris, My Church
Carrie Underwood, Church Bells
Keith Urban, Blue Ain’t Your Color

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Dierks Bentley, Different for Girls (feat. Elle King)
Brothers Osborne, 21 Summer
Kenny Chesney, Setting the World on Fire (feat. Pink)
Pentatonix, Jolene (feat. Dolly Parton)
Chris Young, Think of You (feat. Cassadee Pope)

Best Country Song
Keith Urban, Blue Ain’t Your Color
Thomas Rhett, Die a Happy Man
Tim McGraw, Humble and Kind
Maren Morris, My Church
Miranda Lambert, Vice

Best Country Album
Brandy Clark, Big Day in a Small Town
Loretta Lynn, Full Circle
Maren Morris, Hero
Sturgill Simpson, A Hero’s Guide to Earth
Keith Urban, Ripcord

Best Rap/Sung Performance
Beyoncé, Freedom (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Drake, Hotline Bling
D.R.A.M., Broccoli (feat. Lil Yachty)
Kanye West, Ultralight Beam (feat. Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and The-Dream)
Kanye West, Famous (feat. Rihanna)

Best Rap Song
Fat Joe and Remy Ma, All the Way Up (feat. Fat French Montana and Infared)
Kanye West, Famous (feat. Rihanna)
Drake, Hotline Bling
Chance the Rapper, No Problem (feat. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz)
Kanye West, Ultralight Beam (feat. Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and The-Dream)

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

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