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Grammys 2012: Adele is affirmed, Whitney Houston is grieved
Grammys 2012: Adele is affirmed, Whitney Houston is grieved

The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life unraveled. Adele, the 23-year-old British singer-songwriter, took home six awards including album, record and song of the year, a trophy bounty that puts a gold-plating on a commercial and critical success story that has dramatically defied the grim gravities of today's economically-challenged recording industry. Adele's other victory came when she stepped to the microphone and sang a robust version of her hit "Rolling in the...

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