Adele

Adele, The Weeknd, & More To Perform At 2016 Grammy Awards

Adele will be gracing the stage and performing at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

The Grammy Awards announced on January 20 that Adele will be returning to the stage at the prestigious music awards show, hosted by LL Cool J, for the first time in four years.

Although it wasn’t explicitly announced which track Adele will be performing next month, it was revealed that the megastar “will perform a track from her chart-topping album, 25.” It is not yet clear if that performance will be of the mega-hit “Hello” or the multi-platinum album’s second single, “When We Were Young.”

The Grammys also announced the big Adele news on social media, tweeting out on January 10, “CONFIRMED: 10-time GRAMMY winner @Adele will grace the 58th #GRAMMYs stage Monday, Feb. 15 on @CBS!”

Despite winning an incredible 10 Grammy awards in her record-breaking career, Adele hasn’t actually performed on the Grammy stage since 2011.

Adele last attended the music awards show in 2013 when she took home the award for Best Pop Solo Performance for her single “Set Fire to the Rain.”

“I just want to send big love to all of the other girls and all of us females doing this,” Adele said when accepting the award, “because we work so hard and we make it look so easy!”

One year earlier, Adele swept the Grammy Awards by taking home six awards, including Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Pop Vocal Performance, and the prestigious Album of the Year award for her second studio album, 21.

“This record is inspired by something that is really normal and everyone’s been through it, just a rubbish relationship,” Adele said of the record at the time. “It’s gone on to do things I can’t tell you how I feel about it, it’s been the most life-changing year.”

Last year, Adele took home her 10th career Grammy for Best Song Written for Visual Media for the track “Skyfall,” taken from the 2012 James Bond movie of the same name.

Although Adele didn’t attend the show to pick up the award in person, the “Somebody Like You” singer instead took to Twitter to acknowledge the milestone moment.

“Wish I was there! Thank you for the grammy! (My 10th one! Whhaaa?),” Adele wrote on the social media site on January 26, “Have a wonderful night. I’m in bed, now feeling very restless.”

However, despite her triumphant return to the stage this year, Adele’s 25, which Forbes reported earlier this month has already sold more than 15 million copies worldwide, will not be winning any major awards on the night.

The November 20 release date of Adele’s record-breaking third studio album put it outside of the 2016 eligibility period, which ended on September 30 2015. However, it is expected that the album and its singles will be nominated in a slew of categories at the 2017 ceremony.

As well as Adele’s big return to the stage, the Grammy Association’s first wave of performance announcement also revealed that Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd, as well as country group and “Girl Crush” singers Little Big Town, will also be performing on the show set to take place February 15.

The Grammy Association further revealed today that legendary singer Lionel Richie will receive a special tribute at the awards ceremony next month, which will highlight his lengthy and incredibly successful career.

Adele’s fellow performers for the big awards show are expected to be announced within the next few weeks.

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast on CBS on Monday, February 15 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Are you excited to see Adele head back to the Grammy stage?

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