In a Truly Shocking Moment, Adele Stops Mid-Song During Her Grammys Performance

She was visibly upset after a pitch-y start to her George Michael tribute.

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Adele nailed her first performance (opens in new tab) at the 2017 Grammy Awards, but when she hopped on stage for round two (a tribute to the late George Michael), a less than pitch-perfect start forced her to begin again.

The talented singer was visibly upset when she asked the sound engineers and musicians to stop the song, saying "I can't do it—I'm sorry for swearing and I'm sorry for starting again. Can we please start again? I'm sorry, I can't mess this up for him."

Adele slayed round two, but cried as the audience applauded.

Fortunately, she had a lot of support from fellow celebs.

We ❤️ you, Adele.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.