Adele's various companies earned her nearly £9 million in the last 12 months, despite the fact she didn't perform live or release any music.
She’s one of the highest-earning young musicians in the world for a reason – Adele earned over £23,000 every day in the last year, despite not releasing an album or even performing live.
The latest published accounts from her company indicate that the 30 year old singer made £8.6 million in the last 12 months after tax – levelling out at a whopping £23,719 every single day – according to The Sun.
Adele’s two companies which look after album sales and royalties, Melted Stone Ltd and Melted Stone Publishing Ltd, were also doing extremely well, with the former making a net profit of £483,546 and the latter £8,173,994.
Continue reading: Adele Made £23,000 Every Single Day In The Last Year
Adele shared the story of her best friend Laura Dockrill, to whose six-month-old son she is godmother.
Adele has been praised by health experts and campaigners for highlighting the issue of post-partum depression and psychosis in new mothers, after sharing the story of her best friend and godson.
Laura Dockrill, a poet, author, illustrator and short story writer and Adele’s best friend since childhood, was diagnosed with post-partum psychosis some months after giving birth to a baby boy, who is Adele’s godson.
The severe condition, which afflicts one in every 1,000 women (0.1%) who have a baby (according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists) includes symptoms of hallucinations, delusions, mania, low moods, loss of appetite, insomnia, feeling suspicious or paranoid, being confused and generally behaving in a way that is out of character.
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The Brits visited the singer at her London show.
Some things in this world are so pure they deserve to be spoken about. Like fandoms colliding in the most awesome way when Taylor Swift snapped a selfie with British singer Adele and 'Harry Potter' author Jk Rowling. This turned out to be the best UK tour the singer has ever had.
Taylor Swift at Wembley Stadium
The 28-year-old 'Look What You Made Me Do' hitmaker has been documenting her Reputation Stadium Tour on Instagram, this month kicking off the UK and Ireland leg. On June 8th she performed her first ever UK stadium show at Manchester's Etihad Stadium with a second set the following night, as well as two shows at Dublin's Croke Park on June 15th and 16th and at Wembley Stadium onJune 22nd and 23rd.
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The singer is reportedly back in the UK studio and penning songs for Christmas 2019
After blasting back onto the music scene in 2015 following a four-year hiatus, singing sensation Adele has wowed fans with new material, a new album and a record-breaking international tour. Now it seems the hitmaker is going back to where she belongs: in the studio.
Adele could be releasing a new album for Christmas next year
The Hello songwriter is working on new records and is likely to release new material in 2019.
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The singer presided over the comedian's marriage to his partner of 10 years.
The headline 'Adele marries Alan Carr' might sound confusing but, don't worry, it's not what you think. She's been ordained as a minister so that she can officiate the marriage of her best pal to his long-term partner - and she did it with true style.
Adele performing at Glastonbury
Earlier this week 41-year-old Alan Carr revealed that he wed his partner of ten years Paul Drayton back in January, in a gorgeous ceremony which Adele was a key part of. She even got herself a set of regal looking priest robes to get herself into the mindset of minister of marriage.
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She loves her country idol and the feeling's mutual.
Adele showed her love for Dolly Parton by transforming into her this week, and while she was perfectly channeling some serious Dolly vibes, she admitted that she could never match up to the country queen. Though it certainly left fans questioning who loved who more.
Dolly Parton at the Variety and Women in Film celebration
The 'Hello' hitmaker gave her Instagram followers a glimpse into her influences by donning a blonde wig and a pink suit as the one and only queen of country music, Dolly Parton. Her look was completed with a lot of cleavage, shiny stilettos, rhinestones, pink cheeks and an acoustic guitar in tow.
Continue reading: Adele Channels Dolly Parton In Admiring Social Media Post
Nolan spoke to Playboy and admitted he "deeply loves" the Bond character but only sees himself directing it if the character "needs reinvention".
Film director Christopher Nolan has admitted that he’s been in talks with the producers of the James Bond series in previous years, and suggested that he could possibly be in line to direct the next movie in the franchise.
The 46 year old director, who is gearing up for his latest released Dunkirk and has previously helmed the likes of Interstellar, Inception and the three Batman movies that featured Christian Bale, revealed in an interview that he “deeply loves” the Bond films and the character, and has spoken to the people behind the Bond franchise.
“I've spoken to the producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson over the years,” he told Playboy. “I deeply love the character, and I'm always excited to see what they do with it.”
Canadian superfan Lori Shortall has flown more than 18,000 miles to see three Adele gigs that have ALL been cancelled at the last minute.
Tens of thousands of fans were left heartbroken last weekend when Adele cancelled her last two Wembley gigs, but spare a thought for Canadian superfan Lori Shortall.
The teacher from Newfoundland has, to date, spent a total of £6,000 on tickets to three gigs to see Adele, and flown more than 18,000 miles in the process – but has yet to actually see her play live, as the singer has cancelled on each occasion.
Originally, Lori was meant to attend Adele’s gig in Houston, Texas in 2011 but lost £600 in earnings from her job as well as paying for flights and tickets. Five years later, she attempted to go to another Adele gig in Phoenix, Arizona, booking a 10-day family holiday to coincide with the gig.
Continue reading: Adele Superfan Spends £6,000 On Three Gigs That Were All Cancelled
According to a report by The Sun, the two cancelled gigs would have formed the basis of a live DVD commemorating her world tour.
She’s one of the richest stars under the age of 30 in the entertainment industry, but Adele is apparently set to miss out on millions of pounds after cancelling the last two London shows of her massive world tour, as the gigs were set to be filmed for a live DVD.
The 29 year old singer has been on the road in support of her most recent album 25 for the last 15 months, playing 121 shows around the world. That had been set to be 123, but the star was forced to cancel her Wembley Stadium performances this Saturday and Sunday because of vocal cord damage.
Adele may have lost out on millions as her cancelled Wembley gigs would have formed a live DVD
Continue reading: Adele's Cancelled Wembley Performances May Have Cost Her Millions
The 29 year old singer is playing four huge gigs in London this week, and a handwritten note to a fan Instagram account suggests that she may quit touring afterwards.
Ahead of the final stretch of huge gigs that wrap up her massive world tour, Adele has shared a personal note with fans that seems to confirm those rumours that she may never tour again.
The 29 year old singer has been on the road for most of the last 15 months in support of her third album 25. The final gig on the tour – and what might turn out to be Adele’s last one ever – takes place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (July 2nd).
However, recent rumours have suggested that the star, who has a young son named Angelo at home who is due to start school in September, is strongly considering retiring from the live scene, or at least not performing again for several years. Now, those rumours have been strengthened with a handwritten the note that was shared by a fan Instagram account.
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The 'Don't Worry About Me' singer Frances admits she found it nerve-wrecking working with Adele's producer Greg Kurstin.
Frances found it nerve-wracking going into the studio with Adele's producer Greg Kurstin.
The 24-year-old rising star - whose real name is Sophie Frances Cooke - jumped straight into working the renowned producer shortly after he spent time with the 28-year-old songstress getting her chart-topping single 'Hello' together.
The flame-haired beauty, who had hits 'Gravity' and 'Don't Worry About Me', was aware of how prestigious the 47-year-old songwriter is and so she decided to go in with an idea in mind for her track.
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Bowie's music was bought and streamed by more people than any other artist, including Adele and Drake, according to the BPI.
Following the shocking news of the music icon’s death, which broke in early January 2016, the official body governing the music industry in Britain reports that 1.6 million Bowie albums were either bought or streamed by British listeners in the 12 months of last year, more than any other single artist.
The rediscovery of Bowie’s massive back catalogue, combined with his final album Blackstar that was released just two days before his passing, meant that his sales figures were higher than anybody else.
The star was in a no nonsense mood during a concert in Melbourne
Adele has proved herself a unique performer on many occasions - from regularly interacting with her audience on current events, to helping with engagements or just being her very amusing self. But the latest intervention at her own gig got her mad when the singer had to call out a security guard after he tried to stop fans dancing at her concert.
Adele called out a security guard who kept telling her fans to sit down
The multi-award winning superstar - who recently dedicated her Album of the Year Grammy to Beyoncé - has been touring in Australia and recently had a to do with some of the staff at her Melbourne show.
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During a gig in Brisbane, Adele told the crowd she had tied the knot with her long-term partner Simon Konecki.
After months of speculation, Adele has finally confirmed that she has indeed married her partner of several year, Simon Konecki.
The British songstress, 28, has achieved record-beating global sales over the last seven years with her songs of heartbreak and broken relationships.
Over the Christmas period, she and Konecki, who share four year old son Angelo, were spotted out and about in Los Angeles wearing what fans took to be gold wedding bands on their fingers. In February, at the 2017 Grammys, she then thanked her “husband” in one of her acceptance speeches, leading many to speculate that she had officially tied the knot with her fiancé.
Continue reading: Adele Confirms She's "Married Now" To Simon Konecki
The singer attended the awards in a green dress by Givenchy.
Adele has hit back at trolls who said she looked like Princess Fiona from Shrek at last month’s Grammy Awards.
At the ceremony Adele won five awards, making her now a 15-time Grammy winner and she also performed an emotional tribute to the late George Michael.
However her success wasn’t enough to stop some online making cruel jokes and claiming her choice of a green Givenchy Couture gown made her look like Shrek’s Princess Fiona, who is voiced by Cameron Diaz in the animated movies.
Continue reading: Adele Hits Back At Trolls Who Called Her Fiona From 'Shrek' At Grammys
Adele performed a slow-downed version of ‘Fastlove’ at Sunday night’s ceremony.
During her performance Adele was forced to restart the song to make sure she got it perfect, telling the audience, "I can't mess this up for him.”
The singer has been friends with Swifty for a number of years
Ed Sheeran has lifted the lid on his friendship with songstress Taylor Swift and revealed that neither of them were the popular kids at school. The star - who currently holds the number one and two spots in the charts - said that now they are the popular kids, they have "taken it too far".
Ed Sheeran said neither he nor Taylor Swift were popular at school
In an interview with the Daily Star, Sheeran revealed their friendship as a competitive one.
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It may be fans last chance to see Adele live for a long time.
Metallica's James Hetfield has praised Adele's ''unbelievable'' live shows and was amazed by her ''candour and coolness'' up on stage.
The 'Nothing Else Matters' hitmaker has gushed about the 'Hello' singer's ''unbelievable'' live shows and praised her ''candour and coolness'' up on stage.
He told BBC Radio 6 Music: ''I have to tell more stories ... She's got funny stories!
Continue reading: James Hetfield: Adele 'blows My Mind'
Adele never used to be one to stand out in terms of her style, but lately she's doing a really good job.
It's quite remarkable how much Adele's fashion choices have change over the years. She's gone from uber casual to uber chic over a period of eight years. Thick knits, leggings and loose fits were her go-to wardrobe staples, but now she's into a more mature, glamorous approach to dressing.
Adele at the 2016 Brit Awards. Credit: Famous
It's true that her body shape has changed a lot since she released her debut album '19' in 2008, and with that it seems she has grown to really appreciate and know her figure, adorning it appropriately and turning more and more heads with each red carpet appearance.
Continue reading: Adele's Changing Fashion Style
Adele Adkins - Skavlan Television Show filming at the London Studios. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 11th December 2015
Beny Alagem , Adele Alagem - The Beverly Hilton 60th 'Diamond' Anniversary Celebration at the Aqua Star Pool - Arrivals at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 21st August 2015
Adele Alagem , Beny Alagem - The Beverly Hilton 60th 'Diamond' Anniversary Celebration at the Aqua Star Pool - Inside at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 21st August 2015
Adele and Angelo Konecki - Adele arrives at Los Angeles International (LAX) airport carrying her son Angelo - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 3rd January 2015
Adele Adkins - 'Jonathan Ross' Halloween party - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 1st November 2014
Adele Adele and her son arrives to a private residence in Beverly Hills surrounded by her security team Featuring: Adele Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 14 Jan 2013
Adele Thursday 18th August 2011 Hollywood Paladium Adele concert Hollywood, California
Date of birth
5th May, 1988