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Adele is 27, and she thinks that means she’s old. 25, her third album and the third one she’s named after the age she was when she recorded it, is a piece of music entirely about grown-folks romantic regret, about drowning yourself in your memories and wondering how things might be if she’d made different… More »

Zayn Malik is looking more and more like our next Justin Timberlake. Maybe not yet, but the 22-year-old Englishman of Pakistani lineage has seized the pole position from his former One Direction bandmates, their chart nemesis Justin Bieber, and fellow boy band refugee Nick Jonas, all of whom are attempting a leap from teeny-bopping to… More »

When Ellie Goulding announced her new album, Delirium, over the summer, the press release included this quote from the British singer: “A part of me views this album as an experiment — to make a big pop album. I made a conscious decision that I wanted it to be on another level.” This is a… More »

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Watch Adele & The Roots Play “Hello” On Classroom Instruments

We've already heard a few different versions of Adele's universe-inhaling power ballad "Hello." We've heard it with Rick Ross rapping on it. We've heard dance…
Tom Breihan | 8:52 am

Damon Albarn Discovers The Comments Section

Adele and Damon Albarn attempted to collaborate on music for Adele's 25, but the aborted sessions left Albarn calling Adele "very insecure" and dismissing her…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Adele – “Hello (DJDS Acid Mix)”

Look: If you're sick of Adele right now, we get it. We've run a whole goddam lot of Adele stories over the past few weeks.
Tom Breihan | November 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Adele’s 25 Breaks One-Week US Album Sales Record

What was once inevitable is now official: Adele’s 25 has broken the one-week US album sales record. Billboard reports that after only four days on…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 11:45 am

Watch Adele Take Over The Tonight Show

Adele continued her media saturation campaign Monday, following up her SNL appearance by basically taking over NBC's other famous late-night franchise. On The Tonight Show,…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2015 - 9:25 am

Album Sales Were Already Booming Last Week Even Before Adele

The Week In Pop will not run this week due to Thanksgiving, so let's check in on this week's chart action before the holiday is…
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2015 - 4:22 pm

Pear Bureau Disputes Rick Ross’ Impact On The Produce Industry

In a new interview with Time, Rick Ross acknowledges the video that went viral last year, in which he talks, somewhat inscrutably, about his new…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 9:59 am

Watch The Muppets Parody Adele’s “Hello” Video

The American Music Awards are going down tonight -- as in right now -- and during the show, ABC aired an Adele-centric promo for their…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 9:14 pm

Adele & Drake Tease “Hotline Bling” Remix

Although Adele's world-conquering "Hello" was partly responsible for preventing Drake's sleeper hit/meme factory "Hotline Bling" from reaching #1 on the charts, the singer apparently loves…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 8:42 pm

Hear SBTRKT’s Previously Unreleased Adele Remix

Do you hear that? That's the sound of the entire planet weeping to Adele's new album 25. It's a thing. So while Adele is dominating
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 1:13 pm

Adele Saves Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when we all come together as family. Which is great if you get along with your family, but can be less…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 11:14 am

Tobias Jesso Jr. Describes What It Was Like Writing Songs With Adele

Adele’s ubiquitous, record-smashing behemoth of an album, 25, hit stores yesterday. One of the tracks on said ubiquitous, record-smashing behemoth of an album is “When
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 6:23 pm

Adele’s 25 On Track To Break One-Week Sales Record

When Adele's comeback single "Hello" came out just a few weeks ago, it smashed through a whole bunch of records, becoming the first song ever
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 4:49 pm

Watch Adele Punk A Bunch Of Adele Impersonators

Will the real Adele please stand up? As part of the promotion for her BBC live special, the singer participated in a stunt with Graham…
James Rettig | November 20, 2015 - 5:29 pm

D∆WN – “Hello” (Adele Cover)

Over the last few years, the former Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money member Dawn Richard (who now goes by D∆WN) has made some truly excellent…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2015 - 10:10 am

Watch Adele & Matthew McConaughey’s SNL Promos

Adele's blockbuster album 25 comes out today, and her campaign of absolute cultural domination will continue tomorrow night, when she'll be the musical guest on…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2015 - 9:38 am

Adele’s 25 Will Not Be Streaming

After much speculation, The New York Times is reporting what many of us have already suspected: Adele's 25 (which leaked online yesterday) will not be…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Watch Adele Sing New Songs At NYC Concert Taping

Adele performed at New York's Radio City Music Hall last night for a forthcoming NBC special. Her highly anticipated new album, 25, will be out…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 18, 2015 - 8:38 am
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