See Highlights and Winners From the 2017 Grammys

The 59th annual GRAMMY awards on Sunday had plenty of incredible performances, star-studded tributes, awkward mishaps and pleasant surprises to keep audiences entertained.

James Corden of “The Late Late Show” hosted the ceremonies live on CBS.

The show featured live performances from some of the biggest names in music, such as Beyoncé, A Tribe Called Quest, The Weeknd and Chance the Rapper.

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In the first award of the evening, Chance the Rapper won Best New Artist. He is only the fourth hip-hop artist to win the category, and the first black hip-hop artist to win Best New Artist since Lauryn Hill in 1999.

After an introduction from Tina Knowles, Beyoncé performed “Love Drought” and “Sandcastles,” a vision in glitter and gold. Bey later picked up the award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for “Lemonade.”

Related: Watch Beyoncé’s Moving Grammy Performance & Speech

Another highlight was the tribute to Prince, featuring performances from Prince collaborators The Time as well as Bruno Mars.

Later, Chance brought gospel to the Grammys in his rousing performance of “How Great” off “Coloring Book.”

Related: Watch Chance the Rapper’s Celebratory Performance at the GRAMMYs

And the Grammys audience won’t soon forget A Tribe Called Quest, joined by Anderson .Paak and Busta Rhymes. The group got political with their performance of “We the People.”

Q-Tip  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Q-Tip (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Busta Rhymes slammed “President Agent Orange” and the performance finished with calls to “RESIST!”

Adele picked up awards throughout the night. When she took the stage for Album of the Year, Adele said she couldn’t possibly accept the honor, and dedicated it to Beyoncé for “Lemonade.”

See the biggest winners of the night below, and check out the full list here.

Album of the Year: “25,” Adele

Record of the Year: “Hello,” Adele

Song of the Year: “Hello,” Adele

Best Rap Album: “Coloring Book,” Chance the Rapper

Best Urban Contemporary Album: “Lemonade,” Beyonce

Best New Artist: Chance the Rapper

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
“Stressed Out,” Twenty One Pilots

Pop Solo Performance: “Hello,” Adele

Pop Vocal Album: “25,” Adele

Dance Recording: “Don’t Let Me Down,” The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya

Dance/Electronic Album:
“Skin,” Flume

Rock Performance: “Blackstar,” David Bowie

Rock Album: “Tell Me I’m Pretty,” Cage the Elephant

Alternative Music Album: “Blackstar,” David Bowie

R&B Performance:
“Cranes in the Sky,” Solange

Traditional R&B Performance: “Angel, Lalah Hathaway

R&B Song: “Lake By the Ocean,” Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)

R&B Album: “Lalah Hathaway Live,” Lalah Hathaway

Rap Performance: “No Problem,” Chance the Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz

Rap/Sung Performance: “Hotline Bling,” Drake

Rap Song: “Hotline Bling,” Aubrey Graham & Paul Jefferies, songwriters (Drake)

Best Country Album: Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Best Country Song: Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”

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