Adele stops George Michael GRAMMYs tribute performance midway through to start over

Adele unexpectedly took to the GRAMMYs stage for a second time on Sunday night to pay tribute to the late George Michael with a performance of his hit, "Fastlove," and restarted her performance halfway through after apparent sound issues.

A few minutes into singing the song, Adele started talking over the band: "I can't do it again like last year."

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"I'm sorry for swearing and I'm sorry for starting again," she continued after a bleeped out moment. "Can we start it again? I'm sorry, I can't mess this up for him. I'm sorry. I can't. I'm sorry for swearing, I'm really sorry."

Watch the moment below:

Visibly upset, Adele waited for the band to start the song over as the supportive star-studded crowd cheered her on. Her second attempt at singing the song was impeccably-sung and garnered the "Hello" singer an extended standing ovation as tears welled up in her eyes.

See photos from the performance:

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: An image of the late George Michael is projected on a video screen while recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: An image of the late George Michael is projected on a video screen while recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: An image of the late George Michael is projected on a video screen while recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)
Singer Adele performs a tribute to the late George Michael (on screen) at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S. , February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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The moment echoed her notoriously off-key performance from last year's Grammy Awards, during which she had major sound issues. She made up for that moment by opening Sunday night's show with a flawless rendition of "Hello," but clearly didn't want to repeat the moment from 2016 during the tribute to her late friend, George Michael, who passed away in December.

Jennifer Lopez, Faith Hill, Chrissy Teigen and Rihanna were just some of the stars shown supporting her after her performance. Carrie Underwood had tears in her eyes.

See the best and worst dressed stars of the night:

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WORST: Halsey was a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen in a blue silk ensemble that she tried to dress up with a bedazzled choker. 

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BEST: Heidi Klum showed off her perfect model legs in a super short silver dress with matching platform heels.

(Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

WORST: Girl Crush looked she jumped into the ball pit at a nearby McDonald's before hitting the red carpet! She definitely made heads turn.

(Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

BEST: Regal in emerald green! Adele stunned in a Givenchy floor-length number with intricate embroidery. She rocked a brooch in the shape of a lemon -- in a possible ode to Beyonce?!

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

WORST: CeeLo Green channeled the Grammys statue as he showed up on the red carpet dipped in gold! This getup is strange to say the least ...

(Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

BEST: Lady in red! Faith Hill was a sexy siren in the ensemble that featured a keyhole cutout and thigh-high slit.

(Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)

WORST: Katy Perry got playful in a metallic fringe -- but this was one of the worst looks we've seen from her. 

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

BEST: Confident! Demi Lovato was quite a looker in a see-through nude dress that hugged every bit of her curvaceous figure.

(Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

WORST: Talk about making a statement! Joy Villa rocked a bizarre frock in patriotic colors of red, white and blue that reads: "Make America great again." 

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BEST: Slay! Chrissy Teigen flaunted her supermodel body in a black cutout gown that showed a hint of flesh.

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WORST: Jacqueline Van Bierk hit the red carpet covered in CDs in one of the most bizarre Grammys looks to date (or ever).

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BEST: Paris Jackson looked totally grown-up in a sexy Balmain jumpsuit that flattered her figure.

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Elle King took the term "flower power" to a whole new level! The singer even rocked a floral tiara on her head! 

(Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

WORST: Cassadee Pope had everyone's heads turning in all the wrong ways with this sparkly ensemble that features a plunging neckline that hits all the way down to her hips.

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BEST: Red carpet pro! Celine Dion dazzled in a bright green number with a unexpectedly sexy slit. The songstress completed her look with some matching green heels. 

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WORST: Sibley Scoles floral ensemble missed the mark. Between the gold heels and bling wrapped around her thighs, there's definitely way too much going on!

(Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

BEST: Jennifer Lopez hit the red carpet in fierce fashion in this dramatic gown with a keyhole cutout. 

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