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As expected, Adele has come up with flying colours at the 54th Grammy nominations with a total of six nods, topped by best album for "21" and best record and song for "Rolling in the Deep."

The 23-year-old British sensation recently recovered from a throat surgery but denied rumours that she had throat cancer. Her sophomore album "21" has sold nearly 4.7 million copies since its release in February.

Here are a few glittering moments from the pop-soul powerhouse's career.