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:

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.

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