Adele Powers Through Technical Difficulties to Perform at 2016 Grammys
UPDATE: It turns out viewers weren't collectively hallucinating -- Adele explained the sound issues via Twitter:
Some good did, thankfully, come of it:
After a brief introduction from co-writer Bruno Mars, Adele began, accompanied only by piano -- or so we thought. A persistent twang was soon noticeable, nearly louder than Adele's vocals, which also cut in and out throughout the performance. It's baffling, that the Grammys -- arguably music's biggest night -- could drop the ball so hard, sound-wise, on someone who is pretty much the music industry's most popular (aka best-selling) current-day artist.
Ever the consummate professional, however, Adele recovered fairly well, pushing through the sound issues with her soaring vocals, demonstrating why her latest album has sold over eight million copies so far.
Check out Adele's performance of "All I Ask" in the video above.
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