Adele has had a lot of accomplishments in her short career. From six grammy noms [and wins] to constantly having both her albums in the top spot, week after week.
This, however is an accolade that stands out. For years, the same acts have ruled the music charts in the UK. Acts like The Beatles, and Pink Floyd have dominated the spots for nearly half a decade. Today, however, Adele's sophomore release "21" overtook Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side Of The Moon", the band 1971 masterpiece. This jump marks "21" as the seventh highest sel...Read More
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British pop super star Adele is still recovering from vocal surgery, which she had last November. However, that didn't stop her from saying a few words on the late Etta James, who passed away last week. You can catch the full transcript from Adele's blog below.
"What a lady Etta James was. She was the ultimate original. Her voice was breath taking and her songs are reflections we all recognise in some way or another. Its an honour every time I hear her voice. I saw her at BB Kings in New York a few years ago, and it was something I will remember forever. Thank you to Et...Read More
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And the inevitable has happened: Adele's mega-selling sophomore album, 21, has just become the number one album of this century, selling 3.4 million copies since its release in February. That's enough to topple Amy Winehouse's Back to Black, which has sold 3.3 million copies since 2006.
Now, those numbers aren't exactly huge, but when you consider Adele's U.S. sales--over 4 million--that 3.4 million in Britain is more impressive, since there are considerably fewer people there. I guess the question is now if 21 can hold on for another 89 years....Read More