February 13th, 2012
03:22 AM ET

Adele dominates Grammys as tributes to Whitney Houston flow

Adele thanked her doctors "who brought my voice back" as she accepted one of six Grammy awards Sunday night, and she later proved their work was true with a strong vocal performance.

The 23-year-old British songstress was crying by the time she accepted her sixth award - for the most prized album of the year Grammy. "I just first want to say 'Mom, girl did good,'" Adele said.

"It's been the most life-changing year," she said.

Adele, who underwent surgery for "recurrent vocal cord hemorrhage" in November, sang "Rolling In The Deep," ending speculation about her recovery. Adele enjoyed a loud and long standing ovation from the packed Staples Centers audience after her strong delivery.

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  1. AMERICA 1st

    Houston is dead and is old, yesterdays news. Time to move on!

    February 13, 2012 at 5:06 am | Report abuse |
  2. AMERICA 1st

    Whats an adele

    February 13, 2012 at 5:09 am | Report abuse |
  3. PEDO-BEAR

    Who?!

    February 13, 2012 at 7:38 am | Report abuse |