Grammy Awards 2016: Video, Highlights and Best Moments From Monday Night's Show

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The 2016 Grammy Awards was lit. While the coveted Grammys are sometimes criticized for awarding traditional music stars over those who deserve it and featuring mainstream performances of radio hits — this year, a night full of Kendrick Lamar wins, a powerful Lamar performance, Demi Lovato's incredible Lionel Richie tribute and Lady Gaga's futuristic tribute to the late and legendary David Bowie, were a few of the standout moments that made this year's show one for the books. 

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Here are six highlights from the 2016 Grammy Awards:

Lovato slayed a tribute performance of Richie's "Hello" for his person of the year honor:

Lady Gaga beautifully channeled Bowie onstage and on the red carpet:

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Adele's performance of "All I Ask" was stunning ... despite technical difficulties that made her fall flat:

She treated herself to In-N-Out after. 

Taylor Swift won album of the year for 1989 and gave an uplifting speech about female success:

It also sounded like a subtle comeback at Kanye West after he released a song off his new album The Life of Pablo last week claiming he "made that bitch [Swift] famous."