Carlos Santana: Beyoncé ‘beautiful to look at it’ but ‘not a singer, singer’

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Carlos Santana says he was only trying to congratulate Adele on her big night at the Grammys when he said Beyonce “is very beautiful to look at” but “not a singer, singer.”

Santana told the Australian Associated Press that Adele can “sing, sing.” He said Adele “doesn’t bring all the dancers and props, she can just stand there and she just stood there and sang the song and that’s it, and this is why she wins.”

Santana clarified his stance on Facebook Tuesday , writing that his “intent was to congratulate Adele” and that his comment about Beyonce “was regretfully taken out of context.” He adds that he has “the utmost respect” for Beyonce.

I would like to clarify a comment that was reported when I was doing an interview for some upcoming shows in Australia &…

Posted by Carlos Santana on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Adele beat out Beyonce for the top awards during Sunday’s ceremony.

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