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carlos santana on beyoncé: "she's not a singer"


adele may have thought that beyonce’s lemonade deserved album of the year at the grammys, but carlos santana begs to differ. while neither of the ladies walked away  empty-handed at sunday’s (feb. 12) show, santana feels adele won the night’s biggest honor because beyonce’s “not a singer.”“i think adele won because she can sing,” santana said in an interview according to the new zealand herald.“she doesn’t bring all the dancers and props, she can just stand there and she just stood there and sang the song and that’s it, and this is why she wins.”read: beyonce & rihanna were reportedly suggested for grammys tribute to george michaelon the flip side, santana feels beyonce’s performances are more about fashion.“with all respect to our sister beyonce, beyonce is very beautiful to look at i






carlos santana on beyonce: "she's not a singer"


adele may have thought that beyonce’s lemonade deserved album of the year at the grammys, but carlos santana begs to differ. while neither of the ladies walked away  empty-handed at sunday’s (feb. 12) show, santana feels adele won the night’s biggest honor because beyonce’s “not a singer.”“i think adele won because she can sing,” santana said in an interview according to the new zealand herald.“she doesn’t bring all the dancers and props, she can just stand there and she just stood there and sang the song and that’s it, and this is why she wins.”read: beyonce & rihanna were reportedly suggested for grammys tribute to george michaelon the flip side, santana feels beyonce’s performances are more about fashion.“with all respect to our sister beyonce, beyonce is very beautiful to look at i






beyonce, rihanna were eyed for grammys tribute to george michael


“music’s biggest night” garnered some of the industry’s top musicians to display their unique talents for the 59th annual grammy awards on sunday (feb. 12). talks of major wins and major snubs littered social media immediately following the showcase’s conclusion, but the performances were also the talk of the town that night. one in particular being adele’s tribute to the late george michael.read: chance the rapper’s grammys sweep is a milestone for indy artists everywheredespite a flub in the beginning of the “fastlove” rendition, the album of the year winner powered through her performance. now, one of the show’s executive producers, ken ehrlich, shared that adele’s star power wasn’t the only force that was meant to take center stage. in an interview with billboard, ehrlich revealed that






adele honors beyoncé during album-of-the-year victory, tells her, 'i want you to


the album-of-the-year grammy was always a two-woman battle, between adele and beyoncé. this year adele scored the trophy -- but almost didn't accept it. during a tearful speech in which she thanked her friends and family, she turned to beyoncé and told her it was hard to accept the trophy knowing how much beyoncé's "lemonade" had meant to her. "my artist of my life is beyoncé," adele said. "i adore you and i want you to be my mommy," adele had said earlier to beyoncé while accepting record of the year, to big laughter. but she seemed to mean it. for her part, beyoncé beamed at adele during the speech, shaking her head humbly as adele piled on compliments for the power and courage behind "lemonade." but by the end of the night adele's victory for "25" seemed assured. she'd already ear






adele honors beyonce during album of the year victory, tells her "i want you to


the album of the year grammy was always a two woman battle between adele and beyonce. this year adele scored the trophy -- but almost didn't accept it. during a tearful speech in which she thanked her friends and family, she turned to beyonce and told her it was hard to accept the trophy knowing how much beyonce's "lemonade" had meant to her. "my artist of my life is beyonce," adele said. "i adore you and i want you to be my mommy," adele had said earlier to beyonce while accepting the record of the year, to big laughter. but she seemed to mean it. for her part, beyonce beamed at adele during the speech, shaking her head humbly as adele piled on compliments for the power and courage behind "lemonade." but by the end of the night adele's victory for "25" seemed assured. she'd already






grammys 2017: adele asks for a do-over during george michael tribute


adele wanted to get her grammys tribute to george michael just right, even if that meant stopping mid-song. the “hello” singer was just a few lines into a slow, mournful rendition of michael’s ’90s dance hit “fastlove” when she called the whole thing off, dropping an f-bomb as she did so.“i’m sorry for swearing and i’m sorry for starting again. i know this is live tv,” she said, apologizing to executive producer ken ehrlich. “i can’t mess this up for him,” she said before instructing the orchestra to take it again from the top. adele then finished the song without a hitch before facing the crowd with tears in her eyes and receiving a standing ovation. 






grammys 2017 updates: adele wins big but still bows to beyoncé in her acceptance


adele appeared flushed but resplendent in green backstage at the grammys after becoming the first artist to sweep album, record and song of the year twice. as with her final acceptance speech, the singer, who won five grammys on sunday night, gushed over the importance of beyonce’s “lemonade,” saying that she had spoken to her childhood idol both before and after the show. she also said that her mistake during her george michael tribute, which caused her to drop multiple f-bombs and ask for the song to be started over, left her feeling “devastated.” “my earliest memory of me being a fan was ‘fastlove,’ ” she recalled.  “when the video came out, i was blown away by how hot he was. i was young, i was about 10 and i heard the vulnerability in that song.” after michael died, adele told he






adele starts over during george michael tribute at grammys


beyoncé’s nine-minute performance at sunday’s 2017 grammy awards was among the most ambitious and logistically complex live segment the grammys, or any other awards show, has attempted.the expansive medley of “love drought” and “sandcastles” employed two-dozen dancers, a live band offstage and...






adele fluffs cover of george michael's fastlove


adele called a halt to her performance as she paid tribute to george michael at the grammys.the star was performing a sombre version of fastlove in honour of the star, who died on christmas day, but went badly off-key as she went into the first chorus."i can't mess this up for him," she said, fighting back tears. "i'm sorry for swearing. can we start again?"grammys: adele fluffs tribute to george michael






adele's 'hello' wins song of the year


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






adele says beyonce should have won album of the year


the recording academy wouldn’t be themselves if they didn’t stir a bit of controversy with the grammys winners list. while adele may have taken home the top honor for ‘album of the year,’ the singer was and is still rooting for beyonce’s dynamic project, lemonade. read what 7 of this year’s grammy winners were doing before the glow upspeaking to the press after the show on sunday (feb. 12), adele extended her statements on bey by explaining the first time she heard the icon. “i was 11-years-old, and i was with some girlfriends, and we were practicing a song and for an assembly and they wanted us do a responsible song,” she said. “and then we heard “no, no, no,” and my mom was like, ‘no, no, no,’ [but] they played it to me and i remember hearing it so clearly and how i felt hearing them [de






beyoncé wins urban contemporary album for 'lemonade'


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






who has cds anymore? this woman on the grammys red carpet


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






adele is a fashion winner on the grammys red carpet


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are getting started and there’s lots to pay attention to. the red carpet is officially open and already the fashion is delivering. the main show will kick-off at 5 p.m. on cbs, with james corden hosting the live telecast. beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






adele on feeling 'devastated' by her flubbed george michael tribute and why 'lem


adele appeared flushed but resplendent in green backstage at the grammys after becoming the first artist to sweep album, record and song of the year twice. as with her final acceptance speech, the singer, who won five grammys on sunday night, gushed over the importance of beyonce’s “lemonade,” saying that she had spoken to her childhood idol both before and after the show. she also said that her mistake during her george michael tribute, which caused her to drop multiple f-bombs and ask for the song to be started over, left her feeling “devastated.” “my earliest memory of me being a fan was ‘fastlove,’ ” she recalled.  “when the video came out, i was blown away by how hot he was. i was young, i was about 10 and i heard the vulnerability in that song.” after michael died, adele told he






beyonce 'epitome of talent', say famous fans


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adele wins album of the year for '25'


adele ended her night at the 2017 grammy awards with back-to-back wins for album of the year and record of the year, butused her final moments on stage to salute beyoncé and her "monumental" album "lemonade." beyoncé, meanwhile, wowed the audience with a spiritual performance and also took home the prize for urban contemporary album. chance the rapper was also among the top winners of the night, taking the prize for new artist as well as rap album.






adele wins record of the year for 'hello'


adele ended her night at the 2017 grammy awards with back-to-back wins for album of the year and record of the year, butused her final moments on stage to salute beyoncé and her "monumental" album "lemonade." beyoncé, meanwhile, wowed the audience with a spiritual performance and also took home the prize for urban contemporary album. chance the rapper was also among the top winners of the night, taking the prize for new artist as well as rap album.






during preshow remarks, the grammys' producer ken ehrlich asked winners to look


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






adele wins grammy for pop vocal album


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are getting started and there’s lots to pay attention to. the red carpet is officially open and already the fashion is delivering. the main show will kick-off at 5 p.m. on cbs, with james corden hosting the live telecast. beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






twenty one pilots wins for pop duo/group performance for 'stressed out'


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






chance the rapper wins grammy for best new artist


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






david bowie wins the award for rock song for "blackstar"


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






maren morris wins country solo performance for 'my church'


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






chance the rapper wins rap album for 'coloring book'


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are live now. james corden is the host and beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






beyoncé's grammy wins start early


one of the most visually astounding, politically radical clips of the year just won the grammy for best music video. beyoncé's "formation" -- a brutal and beautiful meditation on southern black womanhood in the midst of natural disaster and systemic injustices -- pulled down the top honors in the music video category. the clip, directed by melina matsoukas, was originally released as part of her hbo original film, which set her songs from "lemonade" into a series of avant-garde short films. it's her first grammy of the day in what's expected to be a big night for the singer. she's up for nine grammys on sunday night, including album of the year, record of the year and song of the year. this year's grammys are widely seen as a contest between her and adele, two commercial juggernauts






grammy awards: beyonce wows, davie bowie wins 4 awards


adele wanted her performance of "fastlove" during the george michael tribute at sunday's grammy awards to be perfect. so when it wasn't, she cursed, then started over on live tv."i'm sorry. i can't mess this up for him," she said to the audience. "can we start again?"the second performance was...






beyoncé reveals her "love drought" music video


beyonce obviously believes in giving, which is what she continues to does when it comes to loyal members of the beyhive. after sunday night’s performance at the 59th annual grammys, the lemonade singer gifted fans with new visuals for her song “love drought.”back in april, bey released the full-length movie on hbo which went onto earn an emmy nomination, and while there are similarities between the original and what was re-released, viewers will notice a few details that make the new clip different.in the nearly three-minute video, it begins with beyonce laying down in the middle of an empty football stadium as warsan shire’s words express the emotions seen on bey’s troubled face. from there, beyonce leads a fleet of black women as they walk through water while the sun is setting. similar






adele says beyonce should get her best album grammy


adele has won the best album grammy award - but apparently turned it down, saying beyonce deserved it more. beyonce won best urban contemporary album and best music video though, and the singer, who's pregnant, performed, appearing to channel an egyptian fertility goddess.has adele given her grammy to beyonce?






grammys 2017: adele asks for a do-over during george michael tribute


adele wanted to get her grammys tribute to george michael just right, even if that meant stopping mid-song. the “hello” singer was just a few lines into a slow, mournful rendition of michael’s ’90s dance hit “fastlove” when she called the whole thing off, dropping an f-bomb as she did so.75photosgrammys 2017 red carpet the stars of music came together to celebrate the 59th annual grammy awards in los angeles “i’m sorry for swearing and i’m sorry for starting again. i know this is live tv,” she said, apologizing to executive producer ken ehrlich. “i can’t mess this up for him,” she said before instructing the orchestra to take it again from the top. adele then finished the song without a hitch before facing the crowd with tears in her eyes and receiving a standing ovation. 






adele says beyonce should get her best album grammy


adele has won the best album grammy award - but apparently turned it down, saying beyonce deserved it more. beyonce won best urban contemporary album and best music video though, and the singer, who's pregnant, performed, appearing to channel an egyptian fertility goddess.did adele give a grammy to beyonce?






carlos santana changes his tune on beyoncé: 'i have the utmost respect for her a


acclaimed guitarist carlos santana is retreating on his remarks about beyoncé after aggressively poking the overly agitated beyhive. the rock icon was regaling singer adele adkins with more adulation following her record-breaking wins at the 59th grammy awards on sunday, including her victory over beyoncé's "lemonade" for album of the year. "i think that adele won because she can sing sing .... with all respect to our sister beyoncé, beyoncé is very beautiful to look at and it's more like modeling kind of music -- music to model a dress -- she's not a 'singer' singer, with all respect to her," santana, 69, told the australian associated press ahead of his band's new zealand and australia tour dates. santana, a 13-time grammy winner who once performed with beyoncé in 2003 at a pre-game






who will be crowned fashion queen of the grammys? adele, beyoncé or lady gaga


welcome to the grammys fashion showdown. while the awards show celebrates musical achievements, this year's telecast, largely saluting beyoncé's beloved "lemonade" visual album and adele's mega-smash-hit "25," might rival today's runway offerings at new york fashion week. and here's why: beyoncé, adele and lady gaga -- gaga's there to perform with metallica during the grammys -- are all celebrated for their fashion tastes and likely will show off their fashion powers. (gaga and her stylist-designer brandon maxwell often push the fashion-forward boundaries when it comes to gaga's look. did you see her performance attire at the super bowl this month?) so let's start with the british powerhouse, adele. last year during her sold-out tour supporting her monster-hit, multi-platinum album "25






has adele given her grammy to beyonce?


image copyrightafp/getty imagesimage caption adele won four grammys in total - although she appears to have broken one already adele has apparently turned down the grammy award for best album, saying beyonce deserved it more.the pop star was given the night's top honour for her multi-million selling record 25, but told the audience, "i can't possibly accept this award"."i'm very humbled and i'm very grateful, but beyonce is the artist of my life".adele's victory over beyonce is certain to boost complaints that the grammys habitually overlook black artists.several artists, including frank ocean and kanye west, chose to skip this year's ceremony on that basis.ocean even declined to submit his critically-acclaimed album, blonde, for consideration, saying the grammys did not "seem to be repres






celebs freak out, fawn and get fancy for the grammys red carpet


who will win album of the year? will beyoncé or adele make history? how music’s biggest night pans out is anyone’s guess. but one thing is certain: the 59th grammy awards are getting started and there’s lots to pay attention to. the red carpet is officially open and the pre-telecast ceremony, where the majority of the award are given is underway. the main show will kick-off at 5 p.m. on cbs, with james corden hosting the live telecast. beyoncé, adele, katy perry, metallica, john legend, alicia keys, keith urban, the weeknd, daft punk and bruno mars are among the artists set to hit the stage.






adele wins top grammys, but pays tribute to beyonce


in an extraordinary moment between the music industry's top female artists, adele beat beyonce for three of the top grammy awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them.the grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of bruno mars and a tribe called quest, big victories by chance the rapper and david bowie, and some unusual flubs sunday, but they were overshadowed by adele's triumph and how she responded. the recording academy did nothing to calm criticism that black artists are overshadowed in major awards by more conservative white musicians.adele's "hello" won grammys for song and record of the year and its creator flashed pride: she called it "my favorite song i've ever done."her win for album of the year was more of a surprise. "25" was a commercial smash bu






check out the list of winners for the 59th annual grammys


it’s music’s biggest night and the year’s brightest stars arrived sunday (feb. 12) in sunny l.a. to attend the 59th annual grammys. this year, singers, songwriters, producers, instrumentalists and those who do it all, all brought their a-game creating  great music from a few of our favorites, and some from unlikely sources.read grammys 2017: chance the rapper & beyonce win big at premiere ceremonywhile most of the awards were handed out before the ceremony even began, the night’s big winners in the big categories were saved for the actual broadcast. take a look at who took home the prized gramophone.read beyonce leads 2017 grammys with 9 nominationsrecord of the year:“hello”— adele“formation” — beyoncé“7 years” — lukas graham“work” — rihanna featuring drake“stressed out” — twenty one p






'you are our light': why adele bowed to beyoncé


it was adele’s night. but it happened in beyoncé’s world. that was the takeaway of sunday’s 59th grammy awards, where the young british singer won three of the music industry’s biggest prizes — album, record and song of the year — yet seemed overshadowed by the visionary multimedia star she described as her idol. accepting the album of the year award for “25,” her blockbuster set of personal, old-fashioned pop ballads, adele said she couldn’t rightfully take the grammy knowing that it came at the expense of “lemonade,” beyoncé’s album connecting one woman’s marital troubles to the wider cultural struggle faced by women of color. “you are our light,” adele told beyoncé, who looked on with an expression of queenly gratitude. read the full story.






check out the list of winners for the 59th annual grammys


it’s music’s biggest night, and the year’s brightest stars arrived sunday (feb. 12) in sunny l.a. to attend the 59th annual grammys. this year, singers, songwriters, producers, instrumentalists and those who do it all, all brought their a-game to create great music that either spoke to the times, or helped listeners escape them.read grammys 2017: chance the rapper & beyonce win big at premiere ceremonywhile most of the awards were handed out before the ceremony even began, the night’s big winners in the big categories were saved for the actual broadcast. take a look at who took home the prized gramophone.read beyonce leads 2017 grammys with 9 nominationsbest new artist: kelsea ballerinithe chainsmokerschance the rapper (winner) maren morrisanderson .paakrecord of the year:“hello”— adel






grammys 2017 live updates: adele and david bowie among early winners


welcome to the grammys fashion showdown. while the awards show celebrates musical achievements, this year's telecast, largely saluting beyoncé's beloved "lemonade" visual album and adele's mega-smash-hit "25," might rival today's runway offerings at new york fashion week. and here's why: beyoncé, adele and lady gaga -- gaga's there to perform with metallica during the grammys -- are all celebrated for their fashion tastes and likely will show off their fashion powers. (gaga and her stylist-designer brandon maxwell often push the fashion-forward boundaries when it comes to gaga's look. did you see her performance attire at the super bowl this month?) so let's start with the british powerhouse, adele. last year during her sold-out tour supporting her monster-hit, multi-platinum album "25






adele wins top grammys, but pays tribute to beyonce – the denver post


by david bauder,the associated pressin an extraordinary moment between the music industry’s top female artists, adele beat beyonce for three of the top grammy awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them.the grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of bruno mars and a tribe called quest, big victories by chance the rapper and david bowie, and some unusual flubs sunday, but they were overshadowed by adele’s triumph and how she responded. the recording academy did nothing to calm criticism that black artists are overshadowed in major awards by more conservative white musicians.adele’s “hello” won grammys for song and record of the year and its creator flashed pride: she called it “my favorite song i’ve ever done.”her win for album of the year was more of a surp






who will win big at the grammys? our critic weighs in with his predictions


album of the yearthe nominees: “25,” adele; “lemonade,” beyoncé; “purpose,” justin bieber; “views,” drake; “a sailor’s guide to earth,” sturgill simpson.our pick: it’s four bestsellers plus simpson’s critically adored, adventurous americana effort. despite its blockbuster and industry-saving sales, adele’s “25” is not as isfying as its grammys-sweeping predecessor, “21.” let’s hope voters realize that and recognize a far worthier work, beyoncé’s bold, ambitious and socially aware “lemonade.”best new artistthe nominees: kelsea ballerini, maren morris, chance the per, anderson .paak, the chainsmokers.our pick: the finals find two impressive country thrushes, two rising names in hip-hop and a top 10 pop/electronica duo that needs a guest singer to deliver their hits, including halsey on the c






france’s hard left faces off against center left in primary


paris (ap) — hard-left socialist rebel benoit hamon heads into france’s left-wing presidential primary runoff as a surprising favorite to beat pro-business pragmatist manuel valls, in a vote that will realign france’s unpredictable presidential paign.hamon is the favorite in sunday’s vote after arriving in pole position in the first round with 36 percent of the votes.he proposes a “determined and optimistic leftist alternative.” his most talked-about proposal is a 750 euros ($800) “universal income” that would be gradually granted to all adults.he is now backed by another left-wing candidate, arnaud montebourg, eliminated from the race with 17.5 percent of the votes.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.valls, who arrived second with 31.4 percent, criticized hamon’s “un