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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 06:15:44 GMT
2012 Grammy Awards: Best and worst moments

Best Pop Solo Performance: Adele "Someone Like You"

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The nominees for Best Pop Solo Performance included...

Adele, "Someone Like You"
Lady Gaga, "You And I"
Katy Perry, "Firework"
Bruno Mars, "Grenade"
Pink, "F***in Perfect"

Soul singer Adele picked up the evening's first award for her number one hit ballad "Someone Like You." During her acceptance speech the British star admitted to being choked up already. There'd be a lot more of that over the course of the evening...