"I'm very humble and I'm grateful and gracious but the artist of my life is Beyonce and the Lemonade album was just so monumental - Beyonce, it was so monumental". Lemonade is still considered a singular cultural artifact, and the fact that repackaged content from the original release can stir new interest in the work is a big reason why.
In the 59th Grammy music awards, that took place today at Los Angeles, the 28 year old singer-songwriter kept her promise.
"All us artists here, we f****** adore you".
Song of the year nominees are "Formation, " "Hello, " "7 Years, " Mike Posner's "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" and Bieber's "Love Yourself, " shared with co-writer Ed Sheeran.
Congratulations are in order for Adele - and not just because she picked up a whopping five gongs at the Grammys 2017. 2017 proved to be the year that the Grammys got political, beginning with Katy Perry's white pantsuit and "persist" armband and culminating in A Tribe Called Quest's fiery rendition of its song "We the People" with Busta Rhymes and Anderson.Paak.
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Before Sunday, Bowie had won only a single Grammy, in a music video category, other than a career achievement award. As the applause receded, she could be seen crying.
The British songstress not only delivered a heart-wrenching speech about Beyoncé after her album 25 won over Lemonade, but Adele proceeded to break her Grammy in half while onstage, reportedly to give to the "Hold Up" singer.
At the end of her performance, Knowles stared directly into the camera as a recording of her voice sounded with a message to women that "if we're going to heal, let it be glorious". What the f- does she have to do to win album of the year? Joining the hip hop pioneers onstage were dancers crossing a wall and women in hijabs, in reference to the wall the USA president has said he wants to build along the Mexican border and his travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries.
On stage, Adele described how she was pregnant when she won her last Grammy Awards in 2012. Earning record of the year would put the cherry on top of a comeback well-done.
It marked her fifth win for the night. Among the many performances was a surprising combination of pop star Lady Gaga and heavy metal band Metallica.