Speed Reads

2017 Grammys

Adele sweeps the 59th annual Grammy Awards

Adele took home the top honors Sunday night at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, winning Album of the Year for 25 and Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance for "Hello."

The ceremony, hosted by The Late Late Show's James Corden, featured performances by Beyoncé, Lady Gaga with Metallica, Adele, The Weeknd, and Bruno Mars, with tributes to Prince and George Michael. Chance the Rapper was named Best New Artist and also won the Best Rap Performance award for "No Problem," featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz, and Best Rap Album for Coloring Book, while Beyoncé won Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade and her sister, Solange, won Best R&B Performance for "Cranes in the Sky." The late David Bowie's Blackstar won Best Alternative Music Album, while his song of the same name received the Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song awards. Other winners include Drake, Maren Morris, Twenty One Pilots, and Sturgill Simpson.