Adele won the song of the year category at this year's Grammy Awards for her tear-jerker "Someone Like You." Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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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 at the MTV Video Music Awards in August. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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