The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States for outstanding achievements in the music industry. Often considered the highest music honor, the awards were established in 1958. Adele has received ten awards from thirteen nominations.
Grammy Awards Won by AdeleEdit
|2009||Adele||Best New Artist||Won|
|"Chasing Pavements"||Record of the Year||Nominated|
|Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Best Female Pop Vocal Performance||Won|
|2010||"Hometown Glory"||Best Female Pop Vocal Performance||Nominated|
|2012||21||Album of the Year||Won|
|Best Pop Vocal Album||Won|
|"Rolling in the Deep"||Record of the Year||Won|
|Song of the Year||Won|
|Best Short Form Music Video||Won|
|"Someone Like You"||Best Pop Solo Performance||Won|
|2013||"Set Fire to the Rain" (Live)||Best Pop Solo Performance||Won|
|2014||"Skyfall"||Best Song Written For Visual Media||Won|
51st Annual Grammy AwardsEdit
54th Annual Grammy AwardsEdit
At the 54th Annual Grammy Awards in 2012, Adele won all six awards nominated for, and one of the primary producers of 21, Paul Epworth, (who produced "Rolling in the Deep" and "I'll Be Waiting" won Producer of the Year, Non-Classical. Adele also performed "Rolling in the Deep" as her official comeback performance after having vocal surgery for a vocal hemorrhage. She started off with an acapella version of the chorus before singing the first verse and performing the rest of the song as the album version was performed. She received a standing ovation following the performance.
55th Annual Grammy AwardsEdit
Although Adele's single "Skyfall" was released too late to be included as a possible nominee for a Grammy, she received a nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance for a live version of "Set Fire to the Rain". Rumors kept swirling that Adele would be attending and either performing or presenting at the Awards as well. Following confirmation from several reports online that Adele would appear at the Grammys, she did show up. She went on to win the award for Best Pop Solo Performance for the second year in a row. Although several online sites claimed Adele would sing at the awards, she did not and instead served as a presenter for the Album of the Year award. She presented the award to Mumford & Sons (who she has said she is a big fan of) for their album Babel.
56th Annual Grammy AwardsEdit
In December 2013, Adele and Paul Epworth were nominated for Best Song Written for Visual Media for "Skyfall". They went on to win the award, making it Adele's tenth Grammy award, but neither were able to attend.