Posts tagged "Adele"

Adele’s ’21’ Has Now Sold Over 9 Million Copies In The US

After Adele's 21 moved another 101,000 copies last week in the lead-up to Mother's Day — and subsequently moved back up to #2 on the Top 200 chart in the process — the Grammy-winning LP has now crossed the 9 million mark in sales here in the States. The London songstress' sophomore…
By: Robbie Daw / May 18, 2012

Check Out Katy Perry’s ‘Part Of Me 3-D’ Movie Poster: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Katy Perry has revealed the movie poster for her upcoming concert flick Part Of Me, and of course she would be sporting at least two hair colors. Catch even more wonderful wigs when the movie is released July 5! [MTV Buzzworthy] :: Kreayshawn has revealed the collaborations on her…
By: Becky Bain / May 18, 2012

Carrie Underwood Keeps Blowing Away The Competition On The Album Chart

Carrie Underwood's fourth LP Blown Away manages to cling to the peak position on Billboard's Top 200 for a second week, after music buyers grabbed another 120,000 copies. Both that album and Adele's 21 (101,000), which is back up to #2, sold well in the lead-up to Mother'…
By: Robbie Daw / May 16, 2012

Adele Set For Hour-Long Interview And Concert Special With Matt Lauer

Adele is set to appear during an hour-long interview with Matt Lauer in a special called "Adele Live in London with Matt Lauer," where the Grammy-winning singer will discuss how her life has changed since the release of her incredibly successful sophomore album, 21. The special will air on June 5 at 8 p.m. EST…
By: Becky Bain / May 10, 2012

Happy Birthday, Adele & Chris Brown! Let’s Play “Who Said It?”

May 5 marks the birthdays of two very popular artists currently ruling the pop scene: Chris Brown and Adele, who turn 23 and 24, respectively. How do we even begin to simultaneously celebrate the births of two people who couldn't be more different? Since the only thing Breezy and Adele appear to have…
By: Becky Bain / May 5, 2012

Adele’s ’21’ Surpasses Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ And ‘Bad’ Album Sales In The UK

Citizens of the world, know this one thing: Adele's 21 will never be stopped. It's now up to 8.9 million copies sold in the US alone. She had to hire a maid just to dust off the awards the album has racked up. (Not really, but, you know...) And now Adele ha…
By: Robbie Daw / May 3, 2012

Jack White Tops Album Chart For First Time, The Wanted Debut In The Top 10

Jack White has released albums over the past 13 years as a part of The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, but it took the Detroit rocker going solo to finally reach the peak position on Billboard's Top 200. White's LP Blunderbuss sold 138,000 copies out of the gate, enough to land at…
By: Robbie Daw / May 2, 2012

Adele And LMFAO Lead The 2012 Billboard Music Awards Finalists

The Billboard Music Awards is a Top 40 fan's dream come true, and the list of the 2012 finalists is filled with the artists who were all but unavoidable in the last year. Adele and LMFAO lead the pack with 18 and 17 nods, respectively. (Who's hoping for a "Rumour Ha…
By: Becky Bain / April 20, 2012

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 4.16.12)

This week we said goodbye to a pioneer in music, radio and television, while another legend, from the world of hip hop, was resurrected on stage at Coachella. Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj bid adieu to Twitter, Gotye came from overseas and conquered the singles chart and Lionel Richie climbed…
By: Robbie Daw / April 20, 2012

Rihanna, Adele & Raphael Saadiq Make ‘Time’ 100 Most Influential People List

Time has rolled out it's annual roundup of the 100 Most Influential People In The World, and, music-wise, Grammy-dominating diva Adele, chart queen Rihanna and R&B singer/producer Raphael Saadiq all made the cut. The publication notes that its list is made up of the "people who inspire…
By: Robbie Daw / April 18, 2012

Adele Nominated For Four British Songwriting Awards

Because winning ALL of the Grammys wasn't enough, Adele now leads the nominations in the UK's 57th annual Ivor Novello Awards, presented by the British Academy of Songwriters. The 23-year-old record-breaking singer picked up four nods Tuesday (Apr. 17) — the most of any artist this year.
By: Nicole Sia / April 17, 2012

Adele Tops List Of England’s Wealthiest Musicians Under 30

Her Grammy-winning sophomore LP 21 is sailing back toward the top of the US album chart — for a 24th non-consecutive week, mind you — so it makes sense that Adele, who landed three #1 singles in the past year, would top The Sunday Times Rich List 2012 for wealthiest musicia…
By: Robbie Daw / April 12, 2012

‘Entertainment Weekly’ Names “The 30 Greatest Artists Right Now”: Who Made The Cut?

Last week, we spied the cover of Entertainment Weekly's Music Issue, which surprised approximately zero percent of the population by featuring Grammy-winning powerhouse Adele on the cover — is there any possible way she wouldn't take the top slot? (Hint: no there is not.) But in EW's naming of the "30 Greatest Artist…
By: X. Alexander / April 8, 2012

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 4.2.12)

It was the season for giving within the music industry last weekend, as both the Kids' Choice and Academy Of Country Music Awards were held in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, respectively. But while Taylor Swift soared at the country shindig, Katy Perry pummeled our ears — and those of the…
By: Becky Bain / April 6, 2012

Adele Covers The Music Issue Of ‘Entertainment Weekly’

Who else but Adele would be picked to cover the music issue of Entertainment Weekly? The Brit singer's sophomore album 21 has sold more than 19 million copies worldwide, spent 23 non-consecutive weeks at the top of the charts, delivered the best-selling digital single by a woman with "Rolling In The…
By: Becky Bain / April 6, 2012

Adele’s Ex Who Inspired ’21’ Is Reportedly Photographer Alex Sturrock

According to UK tabloid Heat, the culprit behind Adele's award-winning heartbreak tunes "Rolling In The Deep", "Someone Like You" and "Set Fire To The Rain" is a man by the name of Alex Sturrock. "The 31-year-old photographer secretly dated Adele from summer 2008 until April 2009 —…
By: Robbie Daw / April 4, 2012

Juno Awards 2012: Feist, Drake And Justin Bieber Win Big

The 2012 Juno Awards, Canada's version of The Grammys, took place last night, and Feist was the big winner of the evening, taking home the award for Artist Of The Year and Adult Alternative Album Of The Year for Metals. Holiday crooner Michael Buble's Christmas was awarded Album Of The Year, and Drake…
By: Becky Bain / April 2, 2012

Adele Will Release A New Single In 2012 — Will It Be The Next James Bond Theme?

Rumors have been floating for quite some time that Adele will record the theme song for the next James Bond movie, Skyfall (out in theaters November 9, 2012). Now the Grammy-winning singer has all but confirmed this, as she recently revealed in an interview that she'll have a new single out…
By: Becky Bain / April 2, 2012

‘The Hunger Games’ Soundtrack Eats Up The Album Chart

Like Katniss with one of her razor-sharp arrows, the soundtrack to The Hunger Games took aim at the album chart and hit the bullseye at #1 on Billboard's Top 200. The album, which contains such tracks as Taylor Swift's "Eyes Open" and "Safe & Sound", sold 175,000 copies i…
By: Robbie Daw / March 28, 2012
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