Adele beats out Beyonce for top Grammy

Adele was the big winner at the Grammy Awards, beating Beyonce in the top three categories. (Feb. 13)

Adele took home all five awards she was nominated for Sunday night, including album, record and song of the year.

She beat Beyonce in the top three categories with her comeback album "25," and repeated her accomplishments from 2012, when the British star also won album, song and record of the year at the Grammys. She's the first artist in Grammy history to sweep the top three categories twice, and now has a total of 15 Grammys. Adele used her speech to honor Beyonce and her groundbreaking "Lemonade" album, which was also nominated. 

"But I can't really accept this award."Adelesaid to her fellow singer Beyonce, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles when accepting the album of the year trophy. "And I'm very humble and I'm very grateful and gracious, but my artist of my life is Beyonce. This album you made, the 'Lemonade' album, is so monumental." 

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