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[[File:Adele-0.jpg|right|150px|link=]]Welcome to the '''Adele Wiki''', the site about the British singer/songwriter that ''anyone'' can edit. Founded in 2011 by [[User:Tsu'tey te Rongloa Ateyitan|Tsu'tey te Rongloa Ateyitan]], the website is dedicated to the British singer-songwriter Adele. The Adele Wiki is a 100% ''free'' website. Feel free to discover, share, and add your knowledge!
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[[File:Adele Transparent.png|right|100px|link=]]Welcome to the '''Adele Wiki''', the site about the British singer/songwriter that ''anyone'' can edit. Founded in 2011 by [[User:Adele Addict|Adele Addict]], the website is dedicated to the British singer-songwriter Adele. The Adele Wiki is a 100% ''free'' website. Feel free to discover, share, and add your knowledge!
 
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|content=[[File:Adele - Hello (Official Single Cover).png|150px|right|link=]]'''"Hello"''' is a song by English singer [[Adele]]. It was released on October 23, 2015 by [[XL Recordings]] as the lead single from her third studio album, [[25]] (2015). Adele co-wrote the song with her producer, [[Greg Kurstin]]. "Hello" is a piano ballad with soul influences, and lyrics that discuss themes of nostalgia and regret. Upon release, the song was well received by music critics, who compared it favorably to Adele's previous work and praised the song's lyrics and Adele's vocals.
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|content=[[File:Water Under the Bridge.jpg|150px|right|link=]]'''"Water Under the Bridge"''' is a song recorded by [[Adele]], taken from her third studio album, ''[[25]]''. The song was written by Adele with [[Greg Kurstin]]. It appears as the sixth track on the album. It was released as the fourth single from ''25'' on November 3, 2016, and was sent to radio on November 14.
   
"Hello" attained international commercial success reaching number one in almost every country it charted in, including the United Kingdom, where it became her second UK number-one single, following "[[Someone Like You (song)|Someone Like You]]", and has the largest opening week sales in three years. In the United States, "Hello" debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Adele's fourth number-one on the chart and breaking several records, including becoming the first song to sell over a million digital copies in a week.
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"Water Under the Bridge" was the first song Adele wrote with Greg Kurstin for the album. Written in Los Angeles, Adele revealed that it was conceived almost as quickly as "[[Someone Like You (song)|Someone Like You]]," which she claimed was the fastest song she'd ever written.
   
The accompanying music video was directed by [[Xavier Dolan]] and co-stars Adele and [[Tristan Wilds]]. The music video for the song broke the Vevo Record by achieving over 27.7 million views within a 24-hour span, held previously by Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" which accumulated 20.1 million views in that timeframe. It also broke the record for shortest time to attain 100 million Vevo views, previously held by Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball". Adele promoted the song with a live performance on a BBC one-hour special, entitled [[Adele at the BBC]].
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In an interview with [[Rolling Stone (magazine)|''Rolling Stone'']], Adele confirmed that "Water Under the Bridge" was written about her relationship with [[Simon Konecki]]: "It was sort of about a relationship suddenly getting really, really serious, and then getting a bit frightened by it, and then realizing that 'I think this must be right. This is the relationship that I want to be in for as long as I can possibly be in it.'"
   
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|content=[[File:Tumblr lynx58TtaD1qd5o64o1 500 large.jpg|right|150px|link=]]'''Adele Laurie Blue Adkins''' (born 5 May 1988), better known simply as '''Adele''', is an English singer-songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist. Adele was offered a recording contract from [[XL Recordings]] after a friend posted her demo on [[MySpace]] in 2006. The next year she received the [[Brit Awards]]' "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008. Her debut album, [[19]], was released in 2008 to much commercial and critical success. It certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the US. Her career in the US was boosted by a Saturday Night Live appearance in late 2008. At the 2009 [[Grammy Awards]], Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
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Adele released her second album, [[21]], in early 2011. The album was well received critically and surpassed the success of her debut, earning the singer six Grammy Awards in 2012 including Album of the Year, equalling the record for most Grammy Awards won by a female artist in one night. The album has also led to her receiving numerous other awards, including two Brit Awards and three [[American Music Awards]]. The album has been certified 16 times platinum in the UK; in the US the album has held the top position longer than any other album since 1985, and is certified Diamond. As of right now, it is the fourth best-selling album of all-time in the UK. According to IFPI, the album has sold over 26 million copies worldwide.
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The success of 21 earned Adele numerous mentions in the Guinness World Records. She is the first artist to sell more than 3 million copies of an album in a year in the UK. With her two albums and the first two singles from 21, "[[Rolling in the Deep (song)|Rolling in the Deep]]" and "[[Someone Like You (song)|Someone Like You]]", she became the first living artist to achieve the feat of having two top-five hits in both the UK Official Singles Chart and the Official Albums Chart simultaneously since the Beatles in 1964. With her third release from the album, "[[Set Fire to the Rain (song)|Set Fire to the Rain]]", which became her third number one single in the US, Adele became the first artist in history to lead the Billboard 200 concurrently with three Billboard Hot 100 number-ones. Two more less successful singles from 21 were released: "[[Rumour Has It (song)|Rumour Has It]]" (which peaked at number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100) and "[[Turning Tables (song)|Turning Tables]]" (which peaked at number 63 on the Hot 100 due to not being released as an official single in the US like it was in the majority of Europe).
 
 
Adele is the first female in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three singles in the top 10 at the same time as a lead artist, and the first female artist to have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. 21 is the longest running number one album by a female solo artist on the UK and US Albums Chart. In 2011 and 2012, Billboard named Adele Artist of the Year. In 2012, Adele was listed at number five on VH1′s 100 Greatest Women In Music, and the American magazine Time named Adele one of the most influential people in the world. In 2012, Adele announced via her [[official Website|official website]] that she and her partner [[Simon Konecki|Simon]] were expecting a child, and on October 19, 2012, Adele gave birth to their son, [[Angelo James Konecki|Angelo]]. In 2013, she received an [[Academy Awards|Oscar]] as well as the [[Golden Globe Awards|Golden Globe]] for Best Original Song for her song "[[Skyfall (song)|Skyfall]]", written for the twenty-third James Bond film of the same name.
 
 
In spring of 2013, Adele was rumored to have entered back into the studio with past collaborator [[Paul Epworth]] and producers Kid Harpoon and James Ford to begin work on her third studio album. She reportedly has four songs finished and will continue to work on it in London before flying to Los Angeles to finish recording the album, with plans to release the album by mid-2014. Adele hinted via [[Twitter]] that the album would be titled [[25]] and would be released later on in 2014. Despite speculation that a new release from Adele would arrive before the end of the year, XL Recordings denied these claims. In October 2015, Adele confirmed that the album was titled 25 and would be released on November 20. The lead single, "[[Hello (song)|Hello]]," was released on October 23.
 
 
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Welcome to the Adele Wiki, the site about the British singer/songwriter that anyone can edit. Founded in 2011 by Adele Addict, the website is dedicated to the British singer-songwriter Adele. The Adele Wiki is a 100% free website. Feel free to discover, share, and add your knowledge!

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"Water Under the Bridge" is a song recorded by Adele, taken from her third studio album, 25. The song was written by Adele with Greg Kurstin. It appears as the sixth track on the album. It was released as the fourth single from 25 on November 3, 2016, and was sent to radio on November 14.

"Water Under the Bridge" was the first song Adele wrote with Greg Kurstin for the album. Written in Los Angeles, Adele revealed that it was conceived almost as quickly as "Someone Like You," which she claimed was the fastest song she'd ever written.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Adele confirmed that "Water Under the Bridge" was written about her relationship with Simon Konecki: "It was sort of about a relationship suddenly getting really, really serious, and then getting a bit frightened by it, and then realizing that 'I think this must be right. This is the relationship that I want to be in for as long as I can possibly be in it.'"

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