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Adele Is Back and 'Still Sublime'
Adele Is Back and 'Still Sublime'
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Adele Is Back and 'Still Sublime'

Single 'Easy On Me' focuses on forgiveness after heartbreak

(Newser) - Adele has suggested her upcoming album and first release since 2015 is an attempt to explain her divorce from Simon Konecki to her 9-year-old son. "I was just going through the motions and I wasn't happy," the 33-year-old singer told Vogue for November's cover story. "...

Adele Rocks SNL
Adele Rocks SNL 

Adele Rocks SNL

Singer hosts a delightful episode, jokes about weight loss

(Newser) - Adele re-emerged from something of a sabbatical to host Saturday Night Live last night, and for those focused on the fact that she's recently dropped some weight, she cut right to the chase: "I know I look really, really different since you last saw me, but, actually, because...

Why Adele's SNL Gig Is a Big Deal
Why Adele's 
SNL Gig Is
a Big Deal

Why Adele's SNL Gig Is a Big Deal

It's her first public appearance in 3 years

(Newser) - Adele is back. The singer, who hasn't had a public appearance in more than three years, is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, Us reports. (Yes, we did say hosting; H.E.R. is the musical guest.) "[It'll] be almost 12 years to the day that...

Adele Is Getting Divorced
Adele Is Getting Divorced

Adele Is Getting Divorced

She separated from Simon Konecki earlier this year

(Newser) - Adele has filed for divorce from longtime partner Simon Konecki, five months after she announced their separation . The filing was made in California, where the 31-year-old British singer and the 45-year-old Konecki have a home, the Guardian reports. Adele and Konecki, who got married in 2016, first got together in...

2 Celebs Have Reportedly Separated From Husbands

News of Adele and Michelle Williams's splits broke Friday

(Newser) - Two high-profile women are reportedly ending their respective relationships. Michelle Williams spoke about finding love again last July, revealing in Vanity Fair she had married musician Phil Elverum that month. The couple have reportedly split: People quotes a source as saying the two "separated at the beginning of the...

Celeb Galpals Get Wild With Guys at Nightclub

Adele and Jennifer Lawrence know how to cut loose

(Newser) - Two celeb galpals got so wild at a gay hotspot Friday they ended up rolling around on the floor, the New York Daily News reports. Adele and Jennifer Lawrence blew off steam by downing a few drinks, shooting selfies, and hugging shirtless guys at the West Village bar Pieces. One...

Want to Hit the Low Notes? Have a Baby
Want to Hit the Low Notes?
Have a Baby
study says

Want to Hit the Low Notes? Have a Baby

Researchers find that a woman’s voice drops after giving birth

(Newser) - Want to sound more authoritative or hit those low notes in your signature song? Just have a baby. It worked for Adele and Kristen Bell , who have both noted that during and after pregnancy, their voices were lower. Researchers at the University of Sussex in Britain may have an explanation...

Cops: Con Man Scammed NBA Stars Out of Their Shoes

He told them he was Adele's manager

(Newser) - A Florida con man with a long history of celebrity-related scams managed to trick several NBA stars into giving him their sneakers, police say. Justin Jackson and his wife, Angel Lii, have been charged with felonies including identity theft and conspiracy to defraud, the Miami Herald reports. Police say that...

Adele Forced to Cancel Final 2 Shows of Tour

'I have damaged my vocal cords'

(Newser) - Adele canceled two sold-out weekend shows at London's Wembley Stadium, telling fans early Saturday that "I have damaged my vocal cords" and was advised by a doctor not to perform. In a statement to her fans on social media , Adele said she considered going ahead with her Saturday...

Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters

Comes out to fire station for 'cup of tea and a cuddle'

(Newser) - On Monday, Adele visited the site of last week's Grenfell Tower fire in London, which killed at least 79 people, and afterward took a trip to the Chelsea Fire Station to meet with some of the firefighters who worked the devastating scene. "Not everyday the wonderfully grounded and...

Through Tears, Adele Confirms Your Big Fear

She tells fans this might be it as far as touring goes

(Newser) - Adele fans who didn't catch her on her world tour that's winding down may be out of luck in the future. Adele told the audience during Sunday night's show in Auckland that "touring isn't something I'm good at" and she may not do it...

Adele Finally Admits She Got Hitched

'I've found my next person'

(Newser) - Adele thanked her "husband" at the Grammy Awards, leading many a wagging tongue to speculate that she'd slipped off and married longtime partner Simon Konecki, but she appears to have put the rumors down permanently, reports People . Speaking to a concert crowd in Australia about her song "...

10 Highest-Paid Musicians in the World

Somehow Diddy makes the list

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is officially bigger than the Rolling Stones—at least in North America. In Forbes ' list of the 30 highest-paid musicians of 2016, Swift takes the top spot by breaking the North American touring record formerly held by the Rolling Stones. She also has endorsements in the seven...

Adele Has Great Reason for Saying No to Super Bowl

'I mean, come on, that show is not about music'

(Newser) - Those tabloid rumors that Super Bowl LI viewers would get a "hello" from Adele at halftime appear to have been unfounded. That according to the singer herself, who on Saturday told concertgoers at LA's Staples Center that she's not doing the Super Bowl. Her explanation as reported...

Courtroom Crooner Channels Adele at Sentencing

Michigan man is apparently very sorry

(Newser) - A convicted felon may be rolling in the deep (trouble), but that didn't stop him from breaking out into song during his recent sentencing hearing, the Ann Arbor News reports. Singer Adele was the apparent inspiration behind the courtroom crooning of 21-year-old Brian Earl Taylor, who appeared March 10...

11 Stars Who Are Estranged From Their Folks

Brie Larson says she used the experience for 'Room'

(Newser) - Fame doesn't necessarily guarantee ideal familial relations. Ranker rounds up celebrities who are estranged from their parents. A sampling:
  1. Brie Larson: The Room star says her own childhood inspired her performance. Her parents divorced when she was 10, and she ceased contact with her dad when she was 16.
...

How Adele Really Felt About Grammys Performance

There were tears, she tells Ellen DeGeneres

(Newser) - Adele seemed like she handled her Grammy performance troubles pretty well, tweeting afterward that "s--- happens" and noting that she was "treating myself to an in n out" as a result, "so maybe it was worth it." But in a clip from Thursday's Ellen DeGeneres ...

The 3 Most Eyebrow-Raising Grammy Moments

Including Taylor's shot at Kanye and Adele's performance

(Newser) - Now that the show is over , three story lines out of the Grammys seem to be generating the most buzz:
  • Taylor's dig: In her acceptance speech for album of the year, Taylor Swift addressed "all the young women out there" to say, "There are going to be
...

Azealia Banks, Kid Rock, Adele All Talk Trump

One of the above actually supports him

(Newser) - Three celebrities have weighed in on the 2016 presidential candidates ... well, mostly Donald Trump:
  • Azealia Banks went on quite a rant Sunday night on Twitter , and though the rapper started off by saying she'd be voting Trump, the whole thing ended up being satire, Salon reports. Sample tweets : "
...

Adele Just Broke a Big Sales Record

That was previously held by a boy band

(Newser) - Not shocking: Adele's 25 is selling like mad since it was released Friday. Somewhat shocking: The record it just broke was previously held by ... *NSYNC. As Billboard reports, 25 had sold at least 2,433,000 copies as of Monday, meaning that in just over three days of sales,...

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