Adele Curses, Starts Over During George Michael Tribute at Grammys | NBC 6 South Florida

Adele Curses, Starts Over During George Michael Tribute at Grammys

"I'm sorry. I can't mess this up for him," she said to the audience

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Adele was the big winner at the 59th Grammy Awards on Sunday, beating Beyonce in the top three categories. (Published Monday, Feb. 13, 2017)

    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 flawless and heartfelt, as images of the late singer, who died on Christmas Day at age 53, played on the screen behind her.

    Adele looked near tears as she finished, as the crowd received the performance with a standing ovation.

    'Tonight': Charades with Biel, Bomer, Ballerini

    [NATL] 'Tonight': Charades with Jessica Biel, Matt Bomer, Kelsea Ballerini

    Jimmy Fallon and Jessica Biel team up against Matt Bomer and Kelsea Ballerini in a competitive game of charades.

    (Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

    Later, when she won the award for song of the year for "Hello," Adele apologized again.

    "I really do apologize for swearing," she said. "George Michael, I love him. He means a lot to me. I'm sorry if I offended anyone."

    Her expletive was bleeped on the CBS broadcast.

    Adele opened the ceremony by performing the Grammy-winning megahit without a hitch.

    But she suffered from poor sound when she performed her song "All I Ask" at last year's Grammy ceremony. A microphone had fallen inside the piano used onstage, which made it sound out of tune. A Grammy spokeswoman said, however, there were no technical issues with Adele's performances on Sunday, though.

    Stars on Twitter were vocal with their support. Bette Midler wrote, "Adele taught us all a great lesson just now. If it's not right? START OVER AND NAIL IT! And she did. Love you, girl."

    'Late Night': Fred Savage Really Likes Watching 'This Is Us'

    [NATL] 'Late Night': Fred Savage Really Likes Watching 'This Is Us'

    Seth Meyers chats with Fred Savage, who explains why he would rather sit in his hotel and watch "This Is Us" than hang out with his co-stars.

    (Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

    Metallica also suffered sound problems Sunday. Guitarist James Hetfield's microphone appeared to not function during half of the band's performance with Lady Gaga.