While he did thank the man that broke up with him and led him to write these winning songs, Smith showed up solo for his big night. "I'm not [in a relationship.] I was recently, but I split up with him about three weeks ago," he tells Ellen of his current split. "I couldn't bring out In the Lonely Hour
and go to the GRAMMYs
with someone. I had to be 'lonely' for the GRAMMYs."