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Adele '25' Album Sales Projected to Break a few Major Records

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Adele's new album 25 will not be on music streaming sites

Adele is supposed to be following Taylor Swift's way of restraining to release music on streaming services over royalty issues with such companies.

Here's five things you may not know about Adele. "I hope you enjoy the record as much as I enjoyed making it for you", she added.

The "Hello" singer has opened up about juggling her music career with parenthood and confessed her three-year-old son Angelo with partner Simon Konecki makes her feel guilty when she's away from home for too long.

Adele's growth is best heard on "Million Years Ago", a touching, soft song that is majestic and unforgettable.

This ongoing controversy may be part of the reason Adele and her team decided to avoid streaming, but it could also have much to do with sales.

"All I Ask", is equally heartbreaking and ends with one of the most devastating lyrics ever.

After all, the album is predicted to push well over 1 million copies in its debut week.

Now along comes Adele, her mighty voice, smashing records like Thor's hammer crushes everything in its path. "Hello", the devastating ballad that was released as the album's first single, sold more than 1 million downloads in its first week, nearly doubling the pre-existing one-week download record (held, somehow, by Flo Rida's "Right Round"). The album's hit single "Hello", which is available on Spotify, is already near the top of the charts, and the video for the song was viewed more than 400 million times on YouTube in less than a month. Adele, by contrast, just stood with a bunch of swirling leaves and bathed her face off. But that was enough for her fans, starved for a new Adele song to wail in the shower.

Adele previously said, "My last record was a break-up record and if I had to label this one, I would call it a make-up record". If you take into account the rise of streaming (which isn't counted in album sales), Adele's numbers would far surpass Dion's.

"Can't wait for the new album", one of the impersonators says in the clip. However anxious Adele's fans were for new music, though, they can't possibly rival the music industry's excitement over her return.

 

"This is a minor issue for Adele, but a major issue for the streaming services", said digital media analyst Mark Mulligan of Midia Research. "We hope that she will give those fans the opportunity to enjoy '25′ on Spotify alongside '19′ and '21′ very soon", Spotify said in a statement, confirming that its followers would not have access to the new album.

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