Adele Stumbles Over George Michael Tribute & Starts Performance Again At 2017 GRAMMY Awards
“I’m sorry I can’t mess this up for him.”
The star was performing a slowed down version of ‘Fastlove’ in honour of the late music legend and halted her performance, motioning for the band to stop as she fought back tears.
After swearing pretty loudly on live TV (we love you, Adele) she said: “I can’t mess this up for him. I’m sorry for swearing. Can we start again?”
At this the crowd gave her rapturous applause and her and the band took it from the top, with the second attempt being completely and utterly flawless.
During the pause she also referenced last year’s technical difficulties saying: “I can’t let this happen again.” And it seems like everyone, including The GRAMMYs official Twitter account, forgave Adele for the mix up and rooted for her during the second attempt:
The ‘Hello’ singer had specifically requested to perform ‘Fastlove’, George Michael’s 1990’s hit, and when she came to accept her award for Song Of The Year, she emphasised how much this moment meant to her, saying: “I really do apologise for swearing. It’s George Michael, he means a lot to me. I really do apologise if I offended anyone.”
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