Adele wins five Grammys
The 59th Grammy Awards kicked off with Adele`s Hello, and the evening ended up being very much owned by the UK star, who picked up five awards, including three in the biggest categories.

Adele scooped Song Of The Year for Hello (Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin), Record Of The Year for Hello and Album Of The Year for 25 (out in the US on XL/Columbia Records). This is a feat she already experienced with 21 and she becomes the first artist to win all three categories twice. She also won this year in the categories Best Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.

Meanwhile, the heavily pregnant Beyoncé was crowned the Queen of the evening with a superlative performance, a tribute to motherhood, but left with only Best Urban Contemporary Album (Lemonade) and Best Video.

Among the big winners of the evening was David Bowie, who posthumously received an acknowledgment from the Recording Academy that he never achieved in his lifetime, with awards in the main categories including Best Rock Song (Blackstar) and Best Alternative Album (Blackstar, out on ISO/Columbia), among his five awards. Overall, it was mostly a Sony Music evening, with wins from Beyoncé, Adele and David Bowie.

The awards saw the rise of Chance The Rapper as one of the most influential new talents. The rapper picked up gongs for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance (No Problem) beating the likes of Drake and Kanye West. Drake was among the biggest stars to miss out in some of the biggest categories, only taking the award for Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Rap Song (both for Hotline Bling) as were Justin Bieber and Rihanna, who left empty handed.

The evening saw some particularly strong performances from the likes of The Weeknd with Daft Punk, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and Skip Marley, Lady Gaga and Metallica and A Tribe Called Quest with Anderson .Paak.

Lady Gaga showcased her versatility as performer when, one week after he winning performance during Super Bowl halftime, she joining forces with Metallica and sounded as if she had been part of the band from the start, enjoying stage diving and crowdsurfing. Who else can move with such ease from Tony Bennett to Metallica?

The Grammy winners in the main categories:

Album Of The Year: 25 – Adele (XL/Columbia Records)
Record Of The Year: Hello – Adele (XL/Columbia Records)
Song of The Year: Hello (Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin) (XL/Columbia Records)
Best Urban Contemporary Album: Beyoncé – Lemonade (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records)
Best Rap Album: Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book (Chance The Rapper)
Best New Artist: Chance The Rapper (Chance The Rapper)
Best Country Solo Performance: Maren Morris
Best Pop Duo Performance: Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out (Fueled By Ramen)
Best Rock Song: Blackstar by David Bowie (ISO/Columbia Records)
Best Pop Solo Performance: Adele - Hello (XL/Columbia Records)
Best Pop Vocal Album: Adele - 25 (XL/Columbia Records)
Best Dance/Electronic Album: Flume - Skin (Mom+Pop)
Best Rock Performance: David Bowie - Blackstar (ISO/Columbia Records)
Best Rock Album: Cage The Elephant - Tell Me I`m Pretty (RCA)
Best Alternative Music Album: David Bowie - Blackstar (ISO/Columbia Records)
Best R&B Performance: Solange - Cranes In The Sky (Saint Records/Columbia Records)
Best Rap Performance: Chance The Rapper - No Problem (Chance The Rapper)
Best Rap/Sung Performance: Drake - Hotline Bling (Cash Money Records/Republic Records)
Best Rap Song: Drake - Hotline Bling (Aubrey Graham & Paul Jefferies) (Cash Money Records/Republic Records)
Best Americana Album: William Bell - This Is Where I Live (Stax)