James Corden and Adele. Two down-to-earth Brits: a TV star and singing powerhouse, the perfect recipe for 15 minutes of laughs.
To kick off the karaoke, Hello was the obvious song of choice, and we were graced with nothing short of a flawless acoustic rendition. After just five days of its release it had already passed 100 million views on YouTube, the fastest climber of 2015.
Adele’s talents go far beyond singing, she unleashed her rapping skills along to Nicki Minaj, revealed that she played the drums in her hit song Hello and downed a cup of tea in five seconds flat.
The 10-time Grammy winner who took a near four-year hiatus to concentrate on her relationship with entrepreneur Simon Konecki is having a stellar return to the spotlight.
Their three-year-old son Angelo was born in October the same year and until now his famous mum has been content to put motherhood ahead of her career.
Find out about her first heartbreak and her issue of dropping the ‘A-bomb’. Go watch it now before we spoil it all!
Adele’s 24-hour YouTube view record title, has just been beaten by the late legend David Bowie, with 51 million views on his Vevo catalogue after his most recent music release Blackstar, to Adele’s 36 million after the release of Hello.
His latest album Blackstar, released on January 8, his 69th birthday, is on track to reach No.1 on Billboard’s 200, which will be his first No.1 album in the US. If anyone pips Adele to the post, it would have to be Bowie. His legacy lives on.
The 27-year-old launched her career with two worldwide successes, albums 19 and 21, named after her age. Her next global chart-topper was Skyfall written for James Bond, for which she received the movie songwriter’s Oscar and Adele’s newest release, album 25, has been yet another strong feat.
Article by Hannah Lising-White