Another Reason to Love Adele: After a Mess-up, she Nails it at the Grammys.

Via Lindsay Carricarte
on Feb 13, 2017
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Adele nailed her Grammy performance tribute to George Michael.

However, the Record of the Year Grammy winner only did it after taking a mulligan, in an extremely human form, which makes me love her even more.

Last year Adele’s Grammy performance was plagued by sound issues, and she promised on The Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier this year that if something went wrong, she would demand a do-over.

Well, she sure got it and rose to the occasion with poise and grace.

In a world where we never know if musical artists can even actually carry a tune and performers rely on technology and machines to enhance their mediocre voices, it’s a rare thing to see a stunning woman stand in her own humanness on stage. And to then come back from a less than flawless start, and to complete with a curse word—is just human and inspiring.

Backed by a full orchestra, the singer began her tribute to the late George Michael by singing Fastlove.

Less than a minute in, she stopped and swore, saying, “I can’t do it again like last year,” in reference to her performance at the 2016 awards.

“I’m sorry for swearing and I’m sorry for starting again. Can we please start it again?” As she continued, “I’m sorry, I can’t mess this up for him. I’m sorry. I can’t. I’m sorry for swearing.”

CBS censored her F-bomb, but clearly, it was dropped. Several artists gave her a standing ovation as she asked for her “mulligan.” At the end of the song she closed by singing the words “I miss my baby,” seemingly in tears.

Bravo Adele.

We’ve seen many screw-ups during live performances over the years, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone come through one with as much charm and humanness as Adele.

Adele never ceases to amaze me and defy the odds. Her voice is real and it drives emotion home to the core of my soul.

Over and over again, she shows us what it is to be real, powerful and a true artist.

Watch it below if you haven’t seen it yet!

 

 

Author: Lindsey Carricarte

Image: Youtube

Editor: Sara Kärpänen


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About Lindsay Carricarte

Lindsay Carricarte-Jones can currently be found residing in Long Beach, CA, with her husband Chris and their fur-babies. They practice and learn from each other every day. Her heart beats for writing, Buddhism, yoga, meditation, books, helping the world, nature, snowboarding, coffee, hiking, and of course her loves--- Chris, and their two dogs, Bandit, a American Bulldog/Pitbull rescue, and Luna, a Welsh Corgi. Their goal is to travel the world helping others heal through yoga, meditation, crystal healing, and coaching. She currently runs Life Warrior - The Art of Being Human with Chris, where they help others heal through spiritual coaching and teaching. Connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more information. You can also catch up with Lindsay and learn more about her healing practices on her coaching/motivational website and blog Hug Your Chaos or visit her motivational page on facebook for daily heart path coaching and a does of happiness.

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