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Top 10 Adele facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Singer Adele won't play any music festivals because she has a severe panic disorder and can't perform in front of large audiences

  2. The frontman of Semisonic, best known for their 1998 hit "Closing Time", co-wrote "Someone Like You" with Adele

  3. Adele never made a music video for her #1 song "Set Fire to the Rain" because she was undergoing vocal surgery at the time the song was released. This is why an unofficial lyrics video of the song has gotten over 300 million views on YouTube; the most watched lyrical video of all time.

  4. Fred Astaire got into show business after his mother planned a then-popular "brother and sister act" in vaudeville with his sister Adele. Fred refused to learn to dance at first, but eventually learned by mimicking his sister's steps

  5. Adele, with just two albums, has sold more than Taylor Swift and Drake's combined cumulative career's.

  6. As Adele was shooting the music video for her song "Hello", she had such a hard time looking into the camera. The camera guy then dangled a cute stuffed toy above the lens so she could not help but look at it.

  7. Adele's "Someone Like You" was co-written by Dan Wilson, who also wrote Semisonic's "Closing Time".

  8. Adele, Amy Winehouse, Jessie J and Leona Lewis all went to the same high school.

  9. Adele has cited the Spice Girls as a major influence in regard to her love and passion for music, stating that "they made me what I am today"

  10. Adele's "Someone like You" was co-written by Dan Wilson of Semisonic, who also wrote the 90's hit "Closing Time"

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Adele originally wanted to pursue a career in A&R (~talent scouting) rather than performing. She was inspired to change her career path when she saw P!nk perform live at her school in Brixton, redefining her idea of what an artist can do in a live setting.

Adele said in an interview that she would only lose weight if it affected her health or sex life

Sia's new album, "This is Acting," consists entirely of songs that were written for other artists and subsequently turned down. "Alive" was written for Adele.

Fred Astaire started his career performing with his sister Adele, who left her performing arts career & married in to the British 'Cavendish' family aristocracy. She ultimately lived out the rest of her life between Arizona & Ireland, at the castle she'd shared with her first husband.

When Adele Dunlap (oldest living American) was born there were only 45 states in the USA.

In 2016 a defendant sings Adele inspired song, "sorry" in court to the victims. He was sentenced to 17 years.

All About That Bass was originally offered to both Beyoncé and Adele before Meghan Trainor, one of its writers, decided to record it herself.

The lead singer of Semisonic co-wrote 'Someone Like You' by Adele

"Make you Feel My Love"....recently made popular by Adele, was actually written by Bob Dylan, and first recorded and published by Billy Joel

Adele's 'Make You Feel My Love' was written by Bob Dylan in 1997

Ornithologists discovered a new bird species, the Himalayan forest thrush, after realizing its vocalization sounded like Adele, setting it apart from what was thought to be a single species

There's a Irish language camp that creates Gaelic cover's of current pop songs, like OMI's Cheerleader and Adele's Hello with students (and posts them on Youtube)

Adele has the lowest type of female voice-called contralto

The music video of Hello (by Adele) is the first music video to include portions filmed with IMAX cameras

Between 2008 and September 2012, there were 66 No. 1 songs, almost half of which were performed by only six artists (Katy Perry, Rihanna, Flo Rida, The Black Eyed Peas, Adele, and Lady Gaga)

During a November 1960 party celebrating his mayoral candidacy, the American author and journalist Norman Mailer twice stabbed his wife Adele Morales with a pen-knife in a drunken altercation, nearly killing her.

While living on the island of Guernsey Adele Foucher (wife of Victor Hugo) and Juliette Drouet (the mistress of Victor Hugo) became friends.

Rick Rubin has almost single-handedly developed modern rock, pop, and hip-hop radio, producing for Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Lil Jon, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Eminem, Adele, Lana del Rey, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Audioslave, Metallica...

About the Dutch TV personality Wendy van Dijk, best known for portraying bumbling Japanese journalist Ushi Hirosaki, who has mock-interviewed Adele, Donny Osmond and Lionel Richie (among others). Her portrayal raised questions of racism (and accusations of yellowface).

Idina Menzel considers her 2014 Golden Globe botched intro as Adele Dazeem by Travolta as the best thing that ever happened to her!

Jessie J and Adele went to high school together and used to have vocal jams from time to time.

Artists" like Justin Bieber, Sam Smith, and One Direction pushed back their album dates in order to not compete in sales with Adele's new album "25".

Adele cited the Spice Girls as a major influence in regard to her love and passion for music.

Sia's Alive was written for Adele but Adele rejects the song and Sia sung the song herself

Adele's Hello music video is the first music video shot using IMAX cameras, the same ones featured in Interstellar, The Dark Knight, Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Star Wars: The Force Awakens