Adele led a standing ovation for The Weeknd

By Lindsay Kimble
Updated February 15, 2016 09:10 PM
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After an adorable musical introduction from Ariana Grande, The Weeknd got the Grammys audience grooving with a performance of his biggest hits.

The R&B crooner, who already had two wins under his belt by the time he took the stage Monday night, sang “Can’t Feel My Face” before segueing into “In the Night.”

The Weeknd, who was accompanied by a pianist and a cellist on the dimly lit Staples Center stage, had Adele singing along from the crowd. The superstar even led a standing ovation for the Canadian performer.

The Weeknd, who brought girlfriend Bella Hadid as his date for music’s biggest night, was up for seven awards at the ceremony. Hadid took to Instagram right before the show to post a photo of the pair on the red carpet, captioning it, “This is YOUR day baby! I’m so proud of you I feel so lucky to be by your side.”

During the pre-show, The Weeknd nabbed the award for best R&B performance for “Earned It,” and best urban contemporary album for Beauty Behind the Madness.