A mesmerizing Grammy act and an untimely death both played a major role in the latest Billboard 200 top 10.

Fresh off six wins and her first live performance since throat surgery (below), Adele sold 237,000 albums last week (resulted are tracked through Sunday night), a 95 percent increase from the previous seven days and enough to keep "21" atop the chart for the 20th week.

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Up until the shocking death of Whitney Houston Saturday night, the biggest narrative going into Sunday night’s Grammy Awards was the return of Adele.

What tune would she sing? How would she sound after surgery? How many of the six awards for which she was nominated would she actually take home?

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The 2012 Grammy Awards became the Adele Awards Sunday.

The British chanteuse went six for six, collecting every one of the awards for which she was nominated, including top honors for album, record and song of the year.

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"I don't want to be some skinny mini with my tits out. I really don't want to do it and I don't want people confusing what it is that I'm about."

So says Adele in an interview with Anderson Cooper on Sunday, one taped prior to this singer landing in the news this week for reasons beyond her incredible ability: first, fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld referred to her as fat. Then, he apologized.

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Under fire for comments he made about Adele - referring to the beloved songstress as "too fat" earlier in the week - fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is backtracking faster than a point guard with Blake Griffin coming down the lane.

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Adele has been nominated for six Grammy Awards. Her album, "21," has sat atop the Billboard 200 chart for, oh, about 197 weeks.

Yet these achievements apparently are not enough for fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld, who went off randomly to Metro US this week, saying of the current crop of female artists:

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Adele Biography

Adele on the Red Carpet Adele is an English recording artist and songwriter, whose style blends blues, soul and pop. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to... More »
Born
Birthplace
North London, England
Full Name
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins