David Bowie and Adele lead Grammy winners

Adele and the late David Bowie were the big winners at the Grammy Awards, taking five trophies each.

Bowie scored wins for Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music Album, Best Recording Package and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.

The ‘Starman’ hitmaker – who died of cancer in January 2015, just days after releasing his final LP ‘Blackstar’ – had never triumphed at the annual ceremony during his lifetime, but on Sunday (12.02.17) evening, he was named as the winner in every category he was nominated for.

Bowie scored wins for Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music Album, Best Recording Package and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.

His son, Duncan Jones, later shared a throwback photo on Twitter and wrote: “So proud of you dad! Would hold you up forever. #grammys2017 (sic)”

Meanwhile, Adele was stunned to beat out Beyonce for the coveted Album of the Year prize and insisted her idol’s ‘Lemonade’ album should have picked up the accolade instead of her own ’25’.

She broke down in tears on stage at Los Angeles’ Staples Center and said: “I can’t possibly accept this award.

“I’m very humbled and I’m very grateful and gracious, but my artist of my life is Beyoncé and this album to me, the ‘Lemonade’ album, was just so monumental.

“It was so monumental and so well thought-out and so beautiful and soul-baring. We all got to see another side to you that you don’t always let us see and we appreciate that. All us artists here adore you. You are our light!”

And speaking backstage after accepting the accolade – which she snapped in half in order to share it with Beyonce – Adele admitted a piece of her had “died” when she realised she’d won.

She said: “A piece of me died inside. I felt like it was her time to win. What the f**k does she have to do to win album of the year?”

As well as Album of the Year, Adele also scooped Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and Record of the Year for ‘Hello’, and Best Pop Vocal album.

She also performed a tribute to the late George Michael, which she had to start again after becoming overwhelmed with emotion.

Elsewhere at the ceremony, Chance the Rapper scooped Best New Artist and Best Rap Album for ‘Coloring Book’, and Beyonce did pick up two prizes, Best Urban Contemporary Album for ‘Lemonade’, and Best Music Video for ‘Formation’.

Selected winners at the 2017 Grammy Awards:

Album of the Year:

’25’ – Adele

Record of the Year:

‘Hello’ – Adele

Song of the Year:

‘Hello’ – Adele

Best Rap Album:

Chance the Rapper – ‘Coloring Book’

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Beyonce – ‘Lemonade’

Best Rock Song:

‘Blackstar’ – David Bowie

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

‘Stressed Out’ – Twenty One Pilots

Best New Artist:

Chance the Rapper

Best Pop Vocal Album:

Adele – ’25’

Best Pop Solo Performance:

‘Hello’ – Adele

Best R&B performance:

Solange – ‘Cranes In the Sky’

Best R&B song:

Maxwell – ‘Lake By the Ocean’

Best R&B Album:

Lalah Hathaway – ‘Lalah Hathaway Live’

Best Rap Song:

Drake – ‘Hotline Bling’

Best Dance Recording:

The Chainsmokers – ‘Don’t Let Me Down’

Best dance/electronic album:

Skin – ‘Flume’

Best Music Video:

Beyonce – ‘Formation’

Best Country Song:

Connect with us

Latest Stories

Hart the Band out to win Lady JayDee’s heart with new single Rosella

Following a hugely successful showing at 16th edition of The Koroga Festival;

#NewMusic: Jose Chameleone releases song calling for unity

As he gears up for his highly anticipated “Legend” concert on 30th

Beyonce and Jay Z ‘to learn genders of twins in March’

Music stars Beyonce and Jay Z will learn the genders of their expected

#WeirdNews: Man thinks Justin Bieber’s song tastes likes boiled eggs

A man believes Justin Bieber's 'Love Yourself' song tastes like "boiled

Chris Brown gets restraining order to stay away from Karrueche Tran

Chris Brown has reportedly been handed a court order to stay away from


Nothing But Thieves don’t want rock star image

Nothing But Thieves are keen to defeat the rock star image by carving

Kanye to be joined by Chris Martin, 2 Chainz at Glastonbury?

Kanye West will reportedly be joined by Chris Martin and 2 Chainz during

Florence + the Machine replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

Florence + the Machine have replaced Foo Fighters as Friday's (26.06.15)

Blur’s Alex James loves ‘smoking hot’ Taylor Swift

Blur's Alex James thinks Taylor Swift is "smoking hot" and admits he has

Slipknot’s Mick Thomson stabbed in head by brother

Slipknot's Mick Thomson has been rushed to hospital after his brother


Watch Leonardo Dicaprio’s “Before the Flood” Full Documentary

8months after winning his long-awaited Oscar honored for his work in The

Wolverine 3 named Logan

Hugh Jackman has shared a poster of the upcoming third Wolverine movie,

Ben Affleck’s Batman year and a half away

Ben Affleck’s standalone ‘Batman’ movie – which he writes, directs

Leonardo DiCaprio to give evidence in Wolf of Wall Street defamation case

Leonardo DiCaprio must give evidence in a 'Wolf of Wall Street' defamation

Ad for Quentin Tarantino’s new movie calls ‘whores’ to audition

An advert placed on a Los Angeles-based casting agency site for Quentin