While many major names sat out 2021 amid continued industry uncertainty, Adele made her grand return to the charts.
And, unsurprisingly, the British belle body slammed the competition and broke records in the process.
Join us after the jump, where we recap the year’s most colossal comeback.
With murmurs of a return surfacing as early as a year prior, billboards began appearing hinting at the imminent arrival of the new-new from Ms. Adkins.
Adele officially signaled the launch of her fourth album campaign with the announcement of her lead single ‘Easy On Me.’
Expectedly, the moving ballad blast straight to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and charts across the globe.
The soaring anthem took extended residence atop of the tally too.
At long last, Adele’s ’30’ LP was then announced and officially put the entire industry on notice.
Ahead of its release, the set was confirmed to be supported by specials in both the US and UK.
The album, Adele’s first in five years, dropped and went on to break records.
As of writing, ’30’ is the highest-selling album of 2021 and reigns at #1 on the Billboard 200 and the Official UK Album Chart.
If ever there was any doubt about Adele’s dominance, it’s been dispelled and then some.