The record breaking act can add yet another feather to her cap as her nostalgic single ‘Hello’ sold 480K digital copies in America in its third week of release. The first single from her upcoming album, entitled 25, is the first song to top 400K sales in each of its first three weeks since Elton John’s Candle in the Wind, which was released in 1997 as a tribute to the late Princess Diana, making it the fastest-selling single in 18 years.
Adele likened her success to Kim Kardashian’s Paper magazine shoot which attempted to break the internet, speaking to stalk.com, she said: ‘I did a Kim Kardashian. Thank God it wasn’t with my a**. It would’ve actually broke the Internet if it was my bum!’