Transcript for 2016 Grammy Awards: Adele Overcomes Technical Difficulties
Back now with the highs and the louse from last night's grammy show. We have behind the scenes secrets. To Rihanna's last minute absence. To lady gaga's epic tribute. Reporter: From the very first notes, the viewers at home wondered about the strange clang. ? My heart ? Reporter: Was it an out of sync triangle player? Whatever it was, it did not fit with the littling notes of Adele's "All I ask." And then, the Mike went out. In the grammy's mother anticipated performance, Adele looked briefly panicked by soldiered on. Receiving standing ovation. But that was though consolation to her fans. Vepting on Twitter, the audio engineer is a lot like a football kicker. No one knows who row you are. Make a mistake and the world comes after you. Others wondering if a performer who came after her warmed up on stage. Tweeting, it was Bieber's guitar ruining the performance. Adele solved the mystery. The piano Mikes fell on to the piano strings. That was the guitar sound. Because of it, though, I'm treating myself to an in and out. So maybe it was worth it. Another big question of the night, what happened to Rihanna? The pop powerhouse was scheduled to perform a song from her new album. She attended reversal during the day, where witnesses said, she killed it. Shortly before her performance, she was put on a 48-hour vocal rest, following a vocal chord hemorrhage. She tweeted out #Navy, so sorry I couldn't be there. Meanwhile, pop a fish nad does wondering how lady gaga pulled off that tribute to David bowie. Her face transforms into iconic bowie characters. Abbie Boudreau got an exclusive look at how she did it. Teaming with Intel. They gave us a look at this ring, tapping into the power of computers almost five times faster than regular once. Turning the stage into a 4-d animated wonderland. We wanted to create an expression of David bowie's magic but also to show that there is magic that can be made with technology. Reporter: For "Good morning America," gio Benitez, ABC news, New York. Mission accomplished. Well deserved. The academy president said, to Adele's credit, he skilled it. Fantastic job, pro that she is. I'm glad she treated herself to an inand out bugger. She knew right way something was wrong. Her eye. Watching it. You felt for her. Great job fighting through it. Absolutely. She still sounded amazing. Coming up, Jesse taking us
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