Adele's performance for her NBC special at Radio City Music Hall showed her understated and self-effacing charm. She told us she was uncomfortable in her shoes as she immediately took them off and performed songs new and already classic in her bare feet—while wearing an elaborated bejeweled gown.
With Thanksgiving on Thursday and many Black Friday sales starting early, the numbers below could change somewhat when we post on Friday. Here’s what won’t change: Adele’s new record is FUCKING HUGE. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber holds up pretty well in week two, and Pentatonix move into the Top 5...
Adele looks set to sell a staggering 5 million copies of her new blockbuster, 25 (XL/Columbia), by the end of the year. The album has already surpassed...
The three contenders for next year’s coveted BRITs Critics’ Choice Award in Blighty are Frances (Capitol), Izzy Bizu (Epic) and Jack Garratt (Island). Whoever wins is set for a big 2016. So who’s our money on?
Team Republic continues to dominate the Top 40 add board as The Weeknd's "In The Night" (XO) is #1 Most Added for a second week in a row, while over at Modern Rock it's all about RCA's Nothing But Thieves, who lead the panel with "Trip Switch." At Rhythm, XL/Columbia's Adele closes her last holdouts on "Hello." Click the links to find out more, buddy, and easy on that tryptophan overload this Thanksgiving—you probably still have weekend music logs to generate...
In Adele’s latest surgical strike, Monday night on The Tonight Show, she went relatively upbeat with “Water Under the Bridge,” co-written and produced by Greg Kurstin (“Hello”)...
UMe has rolled out three deluxe remastered vinyl versions of classic albums by the legendary Judy Garland. The three platters, owned in their original form by every Jewish and gay person in America...
Mega-mogul Irving Azoff's tweets over the last several weeks have delivered a series of smackdowns to the industry bible. Check out a few examples...
Adele’s hour-long BBC TV special provided plenty of hilarity and touching moments on the day of 25’s release last week, with the XL/Columbia superstar dishing plenty of insider info about her illustrious career.
TV plays a role in two of the biggest movers on the Shazam USA Top 100 this week, as George Ezra catches a big bounce from (among other factors) a sync on an especially colorful episode of NBC's The Blacklist, and Empire sends another Timbaland-backed selection into orbit. Outside the Top 5, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan and two cuts from The Weeknd are among those levitating. Adele's "Hello," unsurprisingly, remains #1 in the rankings.
ADELE ON TRACK TO SELL 5 MILLION THIS YEAR
That's a lot, right? (11/24a)
IRVING BASHES THE BIBLE ON TWITTER
A series of smackdowns. (11/24a)
ADELE ASTONISHES AT BRICK & MORTAR RETAIL
You see, you walk into an actual physical store and get this actual physical object... (11/24a)
LATEST SIGHTING: LAST NIGHT ON TONIGHT
A little singing, a little kibitzing. (11/24a)
THREE-WAY TUSSLE FOR BRITS CRITICS’ CHOICE
A fierce fight in Blighty. (11/24a)