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Beyoncé performs at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12. She won the award for best urban contemporary album, but was shut out of the major categories, which were all given to Adele. Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS hide caption

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For the second time, Adele swept the major categories at the Grammys, winning Album, Song and Record of the Year. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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2017 Grammy Awards: Adele Upsets Beyoncé, Chance Arrives, Politics Pop (Slightly)

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Chance the Rapper performs in L.A. in November 2016. His mixtape Coloring Book can't be bought — but by Billboard's rules, it was streamed enough times last year to equal 500,000 album "sales." Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific

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Adele's new album, 25, is available today. Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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All Songs +1: Adele Madness

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Top row, left to right: Cover art for Wilco, Kamasi Washington and Grimes; Middle row, left to right: Sufjan Stevens, Chvrches and Kendrick Lamar; Bottom row, left to right: Father John Misty, Joanna Newsom, Courtney Barnett Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2015

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Adele's new album, 25, is out now. Alasdair McLellan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'You Can't Prepare Yourself': A Conversation With Adele

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Adele's new album is 21. Courtesy of Sony Music hide caption

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Adele: An Unforgettable Voice, Timeless At 22

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Adele has described 25 as a "make-up album," and though the heartbreak that dominated previous albums lingers, the new album radiates absolute confidence. Courtesy of Columbia Records hide caption

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The cover image of Adele's third album, 25. Album cover hide caption

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Adele's '25' Is Coming. Where You'll Hear It Is A Mystery For Now

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Fleet Foxes (upper left), Adele (upper right), Peter Bjorn and John (bottom) hide caption

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New Mix: Peter Bjorn And John, Fleet Foxes And More

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Adele won each of the six Grammys for which she was nominated, including the awards for Album, Song and Record of the Year. She also performed for the first time since canceling a tour last year to recover from throat surgery. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Adele Sweeps The Grammy Awards

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