25 is the third studio album recorded by British singer and songwriter Adele. It was released on 20 November 2015, through XL Recordings. The lead single, "Hello", was a critical and commercial success, topping the charts in 28 countries including the United Kingdom and the United States, where "Hello" became the first single ever to sell one million downloads in a release week.
"Adele - 25: Special Holiday Edition" - in addition to the basic 14 songs of the album included a 6 live tracks recorded during a performance tour of the singer. The tour takes place in support of the new album "Adele - 25", which for several months has a leading place in the charts around the world.
Adele's 2011 blockbuster, 21, was all about turning pain into power. Four years and 30 million albums sold later, remorse is still her muse. But where 21 was the sound of a woman soldiering through bad romance, 25 finds her queenly and resolute, lamenting the past on songs with titles like "Water Under the Bridge" and "When We Were Young." Even "Hello" is a goodbye. The nostalgic mood is the perfect fit for an artist who reaches back decades for her influences, even as her all-or-nothing urgency feels utterly modern.
Adele at the BBC is a television special featuring British singer and songwriter Adele, hosted by Graham Norton for BBC One, and which was recorded at The London Studios, London, United Kingdom on 2 November 2015. The programme featured Adele and her live band performing songs from her repertoire and third studio album 25 (2015). The show featured the first public performance of her single "Hello", and her first television appearance since the 85th Academy Awards (2013). It was broadcast on Friday 20 November on BBC One, the same day that her new album 25 was released.