The singer told the audience that she owed her career to Winehouse and her music.
According to an MTV report, Adele said, “I feel like I owe 90 percent of my career to [Winehouse]. Because of her, I picked up a guitar and because of her, I wrote my own songs. The songs I got signed on were the songs that I wrote completely on my own – if it wasn’t for her, that wouldn’t have happened.”
The 10-time Grammy winner then expressed her sadness for Winehouse’s untimely death.
“I’m obviously completely happy with all the music that she left behind because it’s all genius. But every day I wish I could hear a new song from her.”
Adele then performed a touching cover of Bob Dylan’s “Make You Feel My Love,” which you can listen to here.