Singer Adele was in pain throughout the Grammys on Sunday after ripping off a thumbnail before Saturday night's MusiCares tribute to Neil Diamond.

The British singer, who was named a Grammy Best New Artist, was forced to wear a large white bandage on her thumb as she performed Diamond's "Cracklin' Rosie" on the night before the Grammys, and a Band Aid to the big show on Sunday.

She tells, "I ripped my nail off. I had fake nails on and I was having a tickling fight and it bent back and ripped my nail underneath off."