Adele breaks down after restarting George Michael tribute at the Grammys

Adele dramatically halted her performance at the 2017 Grammys after suffering sound issues for the second year in a row.

The superstar had earlier made her triumphant return to the Grammy stage with a flawless performance of her 2015 megahit 'Hello'.

But when she returned later on in the ceremony for a George Michael tribute, things didn't go to plan.

The singer suffered technical difficulties and decided she wasn't about to repeat her 2016 Grammys drama, when she struggled on through her rendition of 'All I Ask'.

Suddenly swearing and stopping her performance of 'Fastlove' mid-song, Adele told the crowd: "I know it's live TV but I'm sorry I can't do it again like last year.

"I'm sorry for swearing and I'm sorry for starting again. Can we please start it again? I'm sorry I can't mess this up for him."

Adele won the full support of her fellow musicians and celebrities in the audience, who gave her an encouraging cheer as she began the track again.

She successfully made it through her second attempt at the performance, but broke down in tears at the end of the track as she received a standing ovation from the crowd.

But not even an on-stage disaster could overshadow Adele's big night, as she went on to win a massive five awards.


In the ultimate battle of the divas, she beat Beyonce to win Album of the Year for 25 and also took home Best Pop Vocal Album for her third studio record.

Adele also won Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for 'Hello', using one of her acceptance speeches to apologise again for stopping her 'Fastlove' performance.

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