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Beyonce Delayed Her Album Release To Let Adele’s “25” Shine

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Friendly or patronizing? You be the judge!

Beyonce has a brand new record on the way, but sources suggest she delayed the release in order to allow Adele‘s 25 to shine. Now, I gotta say, I’m torn. I definitely think this was a good move on Beyonce’s part, but not because she might take away listeners. Honestly, I think Adele’s much-anticipated hype may have hampered BEY’s success more than it would hurt Adele’s. Beyonce’s a powerhouse, but in my humble opinion…Adele’s a legend.

While the superstar was reportedly ready to release her sixth album at the close of 2015, sources have suggested the star stuck to a ‘code’ by allowing Adele to have her share of the spotlight with her first album in four years.

‘It was wrapped up at the end of 2015 but she held off on a release as a code of honour to Adele, so their records didn’t clash,’ an insider has alleged to The Sun.

‘Beyonce doesn’t have the pressure of releasing an album and is doing bits here and there because she and her team know it is Adele’s time to shine. The last few months have been all about her comeback.

Adele has broken a string of records with her third album, with the debut single Hello spending its first 10 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

‘Now Adele’s sales are starting to die down, Beyonce is ready to drop her album at any time. But there’s a very strong chance the announcement could happen during the Super Bowl next month,’ the insider has added of Beyonce’s plan.

(Via Daily Mail)

Smart move, but I like how her reasoning makes her seem more humble and co-oporative than she probably is. I guess we’ll see which album is better/sells more when Bey’s drops…

Who do you think is the better artist? Bey or Adele?

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Posted Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 3:15pm
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Adele Is Everbody’s Hero.

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Dang.

Adele is breaking every record out there AND doing things for women AND being herself and being REAL AS HELLl. The Time interview (which you can read in full here) took place in November, so it isn’t quite as current as any of you crazy Adele superfans would like, but it’s still really great. Here are some highlights:

She has “no idea” how she sold so many records: “It’s a bit ridiculous. I’m not even from America. Maybe they think I’m related to the Queen. Americans are obsessed with the royal family.”

She hates the word “brand”: “They all use that word. It makes me sound like a fabric softener, or a packet of crisps.”

She doesn’t want to be an a—hole: “Some artists, the bigger they get, the more horrible they get, and the more unlikable. I don’t care if you make an amazing album—if I don’t like you, I ain’t getting your record. I don’t want you being played in my house if I think you’re a bastard.”

She writes music the old-school way: “I’m not precious about writing credits—it’s whatever makes the best song. But I can’t do that. I can’t write a song based on a track… I write a song from beginning to end. I don’t go in sections. It’s a story… I’m not saying my album is incredible, but there’s conviction in it. And I believe the f-ck out of myself on this album.”

She’s not all about social media: “It’s ridiculous that high-profile people have that much access to the public. How am I supposed to write a real record if I’m waiting for half a million likes on a photo? That ain’t real.”

She didn’t want her album to be streamed: “I don’t use streaming. I buy my music. I download it, and I buy a physical [copy] just to make up for the fact that someone else somewhere isn’t. It’s a bit disposable, streaming. I know that streaming music is the future, but it’s not the only way to consume music,” she says. She believes “music should be an event.”

What she thinks of the comparisons to Taylor Swift (just with the streaming thing):
“It was amazing. I love her—how powerful she is. We’ll get lumped together now because of it, but I think we would both feel the ability to say yes or no to things even if we weren’t successful.”

(Via Time Magazine)

She also tells Time Magazine that she’s already thinking ahead to how Angelo is going to come with her when she tours, which is adorable.

Man, when I think about Adele and think about who’s like, a peer of hers in this day and age, I’m hard pressed to come up with someone.  I mean, I  guess Taylor Swift? I mean, I don’t think that Tay holds a candle to Adele. She’s the real deal.

Photo: Time

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 2:14pm
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Sony Thinks Kesha Could Be The Next Adele

Kesha Catches A Flight At LAX

ummmm….Sony Music, you feeling okay?

Kesha‘s locked in a nasty battle to drop Sony and Dr. Luke, claiming the deal she’s got with them is holding her back from some kind of major comeback, and that they haven’t done right by her.

On the other hand, TMZ reports that Sony thinks quite the opposite, pointing out Adele, Justin Timberlake and D’Angelo all took long breaks and came back stronger, and that she’s gotten acting roles on Jane The Virgin and in Jem & The Holograms, so it’s not like she’s not doing anything.

Sony also says it’s invested more than $11 mil in Kesha’s career and she’s gotten at least $3 million in royalties alone from their hard work- and that she shouldn’t be complaining about “falling out of the public eye,” cause careers go in waves and strides.  You know, like Adele!

Hmm, it’s hard to say who’s right and who’s wrong and I’m certainly no music GENIUS BUT I’m PRETTY SUURE Kesha is not the next Adele.

Sorry, Kesh.

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Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 9:09am
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Adele Doesn’t Like To Do Things In Moderation

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Adele sure doesn’t like to do stuff in moderation, which is why it’s such news when she quits something or betters her health. Am I right?

Last week it was a big deal when Adele lost weight because she drank 20 sugars a day with her extreme amount of tea. Now revealed that she quit smoking  20 cigarettes a day because she feared it would kill her. And ya know? I’m not a doc but she’s probably right.

She said: “If I’d carried on smoking I’d probably have died from a smoking-related illness and I think that’s really bad. If I was dying from lung cancer I would have potentially given it to myself and that wouldn’t be something I’d be proud of.”

(via The Mirror)

Girl had to cancel shows in 2011 after losing her voice, so she should really be taking care of herself- finally, it looks like she is. Hey Adele- nobody wants you to stop singing, like EVER. So stay healthy GEEEZZZZZ ADELE!

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Posted Monday, December 21st, 2015 at 8:08am
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