By Radio.com Staff

Carlos Santana has issued a statement regarding controversial comments he made regarding Beyoncé.

Santana got into hot water when he insinuated Queen Bey lost to Adele at the GRAMMYs because she couldn’t sing.

Related: Carlos Santana on Beyoncé’s GRAMMY Loss: ‘She’s Not a Singer’

“I would like to clarify a comment that was reported when I was doing an interview for some upcoming shows in Australia & New Zealand,” he wrote.

“My intent was to congratulate Adele on her amazing night at the Grammies [sic]. My comment about Beyoncé 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 Beyoncé and her family all the best.”

See Santana’s full post below.

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