Adele has decided not to perform at next year’s Super Bowl Halftime show.
Adele may have her multi-platinum eye on SuperBowl 2017.
One dominated the charts last year, while the other has been wowing for much of this. Yet, both Adele and Drake said hello to fresh successes this week; wins which re-affirm their spots as market leaders.
2016 List Lacks Serious Girl Power
A sure firestarter between fan groups of today’s top artists, Forbes released its annual ‘Highest Paid Celebrities’ list recently.
Calculated from data of revenue generated between June 2015 to June 2016, the list is comprised of 100 celebrities across all entertainment mediums (movies, television, sports entertainment, music, etc) who are raking in the dough in front of and behind the scenes.
And, while ‘Tears On My Guitar’ singer Taylor Swift may be crying tears of joy from seeing her name at #1 on the list for her whopping $170 million earned over the last year, the real tears may be shed over the absence of women on the list. In fact, the list of 100 celebs only has 15 women – a point even Forbes itself noted:
“[The ‘highest paid celebrities’ list] is comprised 85% of men—who earned a combined $4.2 billion, compared to the women’s $892.5 million. The imbalance reflects the gender pay gap endemic across industries–and national borders.”
See where your favorite diva o’ the day landed on the list:
Rapper Fends Off Newcomers & Old Chart Rivals Beyonce, Adele, & More
At this point it’s looking like it’s going to take an act of Congress to get Drake to move from the top spot of the Billboard 200.
For, after celebrating his 8th consecutive week atop the album chart (fending off steep competition from the Red Hot Chili Peppers), industry analysts predict ‘Views’ will be enjoying the view from the top yet again next week.
Fans who thought the anticipated increased sales of Beyonce‘s ‘Lemonade’ (thanks to a rocking BET Awards performance) and increased streams of Adele‘s blockbuster album ’25’ (thanks to recently widened streaming availability) would be enough to unseat the Grammy winning rapper apparently thought wrong.
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Adele‘s fans continue to ride on the praise the singer scored following her headlining Glastonbury gig yesterday evening.
Her appearance at the festival brought with it stellar live renditions of cuts found on all three of her studio albums and the endearing personality partially responsible for selling them.
Press play to catch one of the strongest artists of our time in all her Adult Contemporary glory below…