Did you know a record could go diamond? I, dear readers, did not. Apparently the terminology applies to records that have sold 10 million units (i.e. 10x platinum). This information is relevant because Adele’s 25 has gone diamond.
While performing “All I Ask” at this year’s Grammy Awards, Adele powered through an extended technical snafu—one involving fallen mics, piano wires, and failed backups—like a pro. Less than two months later, during a performance in Birmingham, the “All I Ask” curse struck again again.
Hello, it’s Adele. She was wondering if after all of these days you had bought “25,” because everyone else has. According to Billboard, “25” has broken the single-week U.S. sales record in only three days.
“Hello, it’s me,” is not something you will hear from subscription services like Apple Music and Spotify when Adele’s 25 is released tomorrow, as the singer has reportedly told “major digital services” that the album “will not be made available for streaming.”
Adele’s “Hello,” the most popular song on earth, is a miasma of sustained notes and guttural emotion conveying heartbreak that is viscerally relatable to just about everyone over the age of eight. But even if you like the song and its itinerant remixes, it has one clear drawback, as recently illuminated by the New…
Hello, it’s Adele, with her new single “Hello” and a moody, sepia-toned video. Opening shot: looking out a window filled with dead bugs. Welcome back, Adele!
News that Adele might be releasing an album sometime soon have been exciting the internet for some time, but the speculation grew to a fever pitch over the weekend when the artist teased what appeared to be some new music on Twitter. Now, Adele wants all the fans to know that 25 is coming. She doesn’t know exactly…
Adele, a very preternaturally successful and well-adjusted young woman, may be returning from her hiatus from music to release an album called 25.