April 25, 2017 | Updated at 02:52 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Beyonce Grammys 2017: Carlos Santana Claims Quote About 'Lemonade' Singer Was 'Taken Out of Context' [VIDEO]

Carlos Santana is causing waves by stating that Beyonce is not a true singer like Adele.

By Kevin Jacobsen, EnStars on Feb 15, 2017 02:35 PM EST
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana had some choice words for Beyonce vs. Adele as far as Album of the Year at the Grammys. (Photo : Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Sundance Film Festival; Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

Carlos Santana is in a lot of trouble with Beyoncé fans after making some questionable comments about her singing ability.

Many Beyoncé fans are upset that she was not able to win Album of the Year for Lemonade at the Grammys, with the award being given to Adele's 25 instead. The controversial decision hasn't sat well with the Beyhive, the singer's loyal fanbase.

But some believe that Adele's win was perfectly justified. Santana spoke with the Australian Associated Press following Adele's victory and explained why he thinks she won.

"I think that Adele won because she can sing, sing," he said. "With all respect to our sister Beyoncé, Beyoncé is very beautiful to look at and it's more like modeling kind of music - music to model a dress - she's not a singer, singer, with all respect to her."

Considering Beyoncé has strong vocal range combined with charismatic stage presence, many Beyoncé fans took issue with his comments - especially considering she made something as artistic and alternative as Lemonade. Santana has since responded to the controversy, writing in a Facebook post that his words were taken out of context.

"I would like to clarify a comment that was reported when I was doing an interview for some upcoming shows in Australia & New Zealand," Santana wrote. "My intent was to congratulate Adele on her amazing night at the Grammys. My comment about Beyonce was regretfully taken out of context. I have the utmost respect for her as an artist and a person. She deserves all the accolades that come her way. I wish Beyonce and her family all the best."

Santana didn't exactly clarify his comments about Beyoncé in the post, so while many commented that he didn't have anything to apologize for, others thought it wasn't enough.

Beyoncé did walk away with two Grammys on Sunday (for Urban Contemporary Album and Music Video) but she lost seven other races - mostly to Adele.

© 2017 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Apple iOS

Latest Apple iOS bug causes iPhones to freeze after certain Control Center options get selected

A new bug in Apple's iOS operating system has been discovered that freezes the user's iPhone when doing specific Control Center actions

Rogue One

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Executive Producer explains how the final season will tie into ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

"Star Wars Rebels" Season 4 is confirmed to tie into "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," as explained by show's executive producer, director, and co-creator, Dave Filoni

LeBron James

Cavs' LeBron James averages nearly a triple-double in first-round sweep against Pacers

The first NBA team to play in the 2016-17 Playoffs is now past the first round series. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now moving to the second round, as they sweep the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.

Aaron Hernandez

Former football professional player Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

American football former player, Aaron Hernandez, was reported to have hanged himself in prison according to the authorities. The last person who has reportedly seen him last is now being placed on suicide watch.

Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 is Powerful Enough To Run Windows 10

Galaxy S8 is the newest flagship from Samsung, and it is a phone with a very powerful processor.

Real Time Analytics