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Adele Live in New York City
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Recorded November 17, 2015
(Radio City Music Hall)
Aired December 14, 2015
May 6, 2016
Channel NBC

Adele Live in New York City was Adele's one-night-only show at Radio City Music Hall, which was recorded on November 17, 2015. It was broadcast on NBC on December 14, 2015.[1] The concert was comprised of various songs from Adele's repertoire, as well as new songs from Adele's third studio album, 25.

The show was directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller and broadcast on NBC on December 14, 2015. Jimmy Fallon served as the host, while Adele, Jonathan Dickins, and Lorne Michaels served as its executive producers.

On May 6, 2016, a special rebroadcast of the special aired, featuring the five songs cut from the original broadcast.[2]

The special received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations for: Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special; Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special; Outstanding Variety Special; and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special.[3][4]

Set list[]

Although thirteen songs were performed total, the original broadcast of the special cut five songs.[5] Below is the complete set list performed from beginning to end.

  1. "Hello"
  2. "Water Under the Bridge"
  3. "One and Only"
  4. "Hometown Glory"
  5. "Chasing Pavements"
  6. "All I Ask"
  7. "Set Fire to the Rain"
  8. "Daydreamer"
  9. "Skyfall"
  10. "Someone Like You"
  11. "Million Years Ago"
  12. "When We Were Young"
  13. "Rolling in the Deep"

Songs featured in the original broadcast[]

  1. "Hello"
  2. "Set Fire to the Rain"
  3. "All I Ask"
  4. "Skyfall"
  5. "Someone Like You"
  6. "Million Years Ago"
  7. "When We Were Young"
  8. "Rolling in the Deep"


Adele Live in New York City averaged an impressive 3.0 rating among adults 18-49 and 11.3 million viewers, which represents the highest rating among adults for a primetime concert special since the Eagles's 2005 Farewell Tour. The special also retained the viewership of The Voice lead-in, which was the highest-rated series of the night, with an average 3.2 rating in the key demo.[6]