While nothing frisky went down between the multi Grammy winner and the hip hop star, the picture left people a little confused.

Photos: 55th Annual Grammy Awards

Adele
Adele. Pic/AFP

According to reports, while Adele was having her picture taken with every celeb backstage - some sceptics claimed that she was giving him an earful for refusing to join a standing ovation for rival Frank Ocean.

The ‘Rolling in the Deep’ hitmaker has taken took to Twitter to deny that she was having a go at Brown, the Mirror reported.

“Chris Brown and I were complimenting each other in that photo actually!” she wrote.