Although the night had a somber feel to it given the sudden and tragic news of Whitney Houston's passing the night before, Sunday's 54th Annual Grammy Awards were a huge night for British singer Adele. The 23-year-old took home all six Grammys she was nominated for, proving that 2011 was the year of "Rolling In The Deep." We've Lost A Legend: Remembering Whitney Houston
Adele took the stage to accept the three biggest awards of the night, including song of the year, record of the year and album of the year for 21. Fighting back tears during her acceptance speech for the last honor, she said: "This record is inspired by something that is really normal and everyone's been through it – a rubbish relationship. It's gone on to do things that I can't tell you how I feel about them. It's been the most life-changing year."
Indeed it was, considering that the songstress dominated the billboard charts, secured herself a new, hunky boyfriend, and successfully recovered from complicated vocal cord surgery. Adele's Grammy performance of "Rolling In The Deep" was her first one since the surgery, and we were relieved to hear that the raspy voice we love so much escaped unscathed. Adele Has A New Boyfriend! Meet Simon Konecki
To think that her artistic talent was fueled by a "rubbish relationship" is just the icing on the cake! It just goes to show that positive things do come out of failed relationships – the key is to take the lessons you've learned from the breakup and use them to your advantage. Thank you, Adele, for reminding us of that! Welcome To Break Up With Your Ex Day 2012!
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