Adele wins big 59th Grammys, tributes to Prince and George Michael
It's more than just an event to honor some of the best the up and comers and legends of the music industry.
It's a chance for musicians to come together and celebrate the artform.
Lee Unshin takes us to the 59th Grammy Awards.
It's the ceremony that brings together the biggest stars from every musical genre.
The 59th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, held at Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday night, local time,... was both thrilling and touching... for audience and artist alike.
The night started by honoring the legendary musicians who died last year.
From a show-stealing tribute performance from Bruno Mars to one of his biggest idols, the late pop-legend Prince....
"are we gonna let the elevator break us down oh no let's go let's go crazy."
to Adele's emotional cover of 'Fast Love,' in honor of the late British singer George Michael.
"I miss my baby."
But Adele's biggest moments came later, when she won the ceremony's top awards, 'Album of the year' and 'Record of the Year.'
And a grammy goes to...'Hello', Adele.
Sweeping five Grammys, it was her night.
This year's Grammys were was also politically charged, from the much talked about 'Make America Great Again' dress, worn by a singer Joy Villa, to Beyonce's thought-provoking speech about "confronting issues that make people uncomfortable."
"It's important to me to show images to my children that reflect their beauty, so they can grow up in a world where they look in the mirror, first to their own families as well as the news, the Super Bowl, the Olympics, the White House and the Grammys, and see themselves."
The world's most prestigious music awards ceremony also recognizes the industry's talented producers, lyricists and composers... a true celebration of the art of music.