Adele received the coveted Album of the Yr Grammy final evening in a victory many, together with Adele herself, believed Beyoncé would take for Lemonade. Adele devoted half her acceptance speech to Bey, refusing to just accept the award on stage. “My life is Beyoncé, and the album to me, the Lemonade album, Beyoncé, was so monumental, and so effectively thought out,” she instructed Bey and the gang. “And so stunning and soul bearing and all of us received to see one other facet of you that you do not all the time allow us to see, and we respect that. All us artists adore you. You might be our mild.”
Backstage within the press room, Adele expanded on her remarks and heartbreak that Beyoncé did not win.”Like I stated in my speech, my Album of the Yr is Lemonade,” she instructed reporters (via E!). “So, a bit of me did die inside, as a Beyoncé stan—not going to lie. I used to be fully rooting for her, I voted for her. I felt prefer it was her time to win. What the f*ck does she should do to win Album of the Yr?”
Adele revealed she talked to Bey earlier than and after successful. “I spoke to her earlier than simply to let her understand how honored and privileged I felt to be nominated alongside her, and we spoke afterward as effectively and he or she was very gracious and humble, as all the time, as we have come to anticipate, And the rationale I felt the necessity to say one thing is as a result of my album of the 12 months is Lemonade. She is my icon of my complete life.”
Adele has been a Beyoncé fan since 1998, when she was 11. “The best way that I felt once I first heard [Destiny’s Child’s] ‘No No No’ is precisely the identical as how I felt once I heard Lemonade final 12 months. There are friendships I’ve which are fully tied to us being full Beyoncé stans. I do not take any f*cking sh*t in the case of anybody not liking Beyoncé. You possibly can’t be in my life. You merely cannot.”
Adele moreover wore a lemon brooch on the ceremony to indicate her help for Lemonade. In the course of the ceremony, when she was introduced winner of track of the 12 months, she mouthed “I really like you” to Bey whereas grabbing her award.
Beyoncé returned the gesture when Adele delivered her Album of the Yr speech and referred to as Bey and Lemonade out.
Adele sparked rumors that she would give half of it to Beyoncé when she broke her Album of the Yr Grammy in half, although a backstage video reveals her exchanging the damaged award for a brand new complete one.