LONDON:British singer-songwriter Adele has signed a new contract with Sony worth up to £90 million (117 million euros, $131 million), in one of the biggest ever record deals, British media reported.
Australian actor Mel Gibson, 60, and his girlfriend, Rosalind Ross, 25, were spotted in a surprising rare public appearance as a couple on red carpet after around a year on Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival.
Adele’s best-selling album “25” added 30 million pounds ($43 million) to the London-born singer’s fortune, putting her top of the Sunday Times newspaper’s Young Musicians 2016 rich list for performers under 30.
British singer Adele closed out 2015 with a sixth consecutive week atop the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, as her album “25” cemented its status as the biggest-selling record of the year.
Tickets for Adele’s first concert tour of North America in five years sold out within minutes for venues on the U.S. East Coast on Thursday, leaving thousands of fans empty-handed and venting their frustration on social media.
Adele’s record-breaking new album “25” sold another 728,000 copies last week, easily trumping Coldplay’s new release, “A Head Full of Dreams,” to retain the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts for a third week.
Adele racked up another 1 million U.S. sales of her new album “25,” adding another record to her name and easily topping the Billboard 200 album charts on Monday.
ISTANBUL: British pop star Adele has been accused of plagiarism by Turkish music lovers, who say one of the tracks on her latest album is a rip-off of a song by an iconic Kurdish musician.
Adele’s “25” sold 1 million copies faster than any album in British chart history and topped the album charts for the second week running on Friday.
British singer Adele’s new album sold a record 3.38 million U.S. copies in its first full week, Nielsen Music said, becoming the biggest-selling album of 2015 in an astonishing feat for an era when artists rarely top 1 million.