The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Adele — who took home six awards at last night’s Grammy Awards — also gave her first public performance since having surgery on her vocal cords. Listen to her sing “Rolling in the Deep” here.

2. The Recording Academy has explained that Etta James and Don Cornelius were left off the In Memoriam reel because they were both recognized during other parts of the show. [via THR]

3. In other Grammy-related news, Louis CK’s tweeted reaction to winning Best Comedy Album is guaranteed to make you love him even more. [via Pop Culture Brain]

4. The Artist swept at last night’s British Academy Film Awards, winning the awards for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Original Music, and Best Costume Design. Adjust your Oscars ballots accordingly. [via BBC News]

5. Mattel has announced plans to release a 1:1 replica of the Hoverboard from the Back to the Future movies, and it will be ready to ship in time for Christmas! [via Slashfilm]

Bonus Buzz: Who Is Paul McCartney?!