Grammys 2017: Adele defeated Beyonce in all top categories
Leonard Cohen died just weeks earlier released his 14th and final studio album, You Want It Darker. Like much of his work - and true to the title - the album was melancholy, with the poet and songwriter appearing to reflect at greater length on his own mortality
Justin's Purpose became the most streamed album on Spotify in one week, and What Do You Mean? was the most streamed track in one week. He also had the most simultaneous tracks on the US singles chart
Astronaut Tim Peake presented Adele with a Global Success Award for her record-breaking latest album 25, which also won the Album of the Year Award while Hello won the Best Single and she was also named Best Female Solo Artist. Adele took to the stage in tears, saying: "My kid is going to think I'm so cool."