British recording artists have become immensely successful, leading to a brand new record in terms of Global album market share. According to recently released figures, British acts accounted for 13.3 percent of albums sold in 2012 -- the biggest share on record.
Adele and Simon Cowell are among the UK's wealthiest entertainment figures. According to the Sunday Times, both are within the top 20 on the annual rich list, a listing of the country's top earners, including Mark Burnett, author J.K. Rowling and Elton John.
Elle magazine and a few women in music sing praises for Adele in the just revealed "Women In Music" 2013 issue. A cover image and a few shots from the actual shoot were released by Elle Tuesday, showcasing an elegant Adele and a fun spirited Alicia Keys enjoying what is said to have been a unique and in some ways, a historic shoot.
Could Adele be joining Britney Spears in Las Vegas in the next year? According to trusted sources, the recent Grammy winner and mother of one is considering a number of proposals for residency that would begin sooner-rather-than-later.
Adele is a Golden Globe nominee. The "Rolling In The Deep" and "Set Fire To The Rain" singer was named a nominee for Best Original Song this morning, joining the list of talented artists and writers to receive the coveted honor.
Leading the pack with a total of twelve awards, Adele picked up Top Female Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Pop Album, for "21," and Top Alternative Song, for "Rolling in the Deep." She also earned Top Artist and Top Billboard 200 Album.
With her albums '19' and '21' selling like hotcakes, it would seem like putting Adele on the cover of any magazine would be financially rewarding. Well, according to UK Vogue's editor, the world most popular singer is "one of the worst sellers" for the magazine.
Adele, Rihanna, Bruno Mars and Chris Brown are among those with leading nominations in categories including Top Hot 100 Artist, Top R&B Artist and Top Male Artist. R&B talents including Miguel and Cee Lo Green are also nominated.