Record industry looks to Adele’s “25” for year-end boost

By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Hello, it's Adele, and she's going to give the music industry a much-needed boost this year with "25." The singer's hotly anticipated album is projected to sell over a million units in its debut week after it is released Friday, helping the ailing record business in the final quarter of the year.

Adele details new album, “25,” quarter-life crisis

Where there's smoke, there's fire. Lately, there's been enough smoke from camp Adele to make your eyes water. Most recently, Reverb reported a snippet of a new Adele song had likely been teased on a commercial for "X Factor," our first taste of new material in the four years since her last album, "21." Since releasing "21," the British songstress has won several Grammys and an Oscar for her song featured on the recent James Bond flick, "Skyfall." Now, Adele has released a progress report on her social media detailing fans on her forthcoming album, "25." True to the album's title, Adele's note reads like a diary page written from the tail-end of a quarter-life crisis: I haven't got time to hold on to the crumbs of my past like I used to.

Adele top winner at 2012 Grammys

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adele, who captured the world's heart with an album about a broken romance, emerged as the top winner at Sunday's Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including the prestigious trifecta of record, song and album of the year.