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Adele wins Emmy Awards, 1 step closer to EGOT title

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London-based singer Adele is happy to have won a trophy at the Emmy Awards. Adele’s win came thanks to her concert broadcast, which was titled Adele: One Night Only in the Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special category.

So far, Adele is known to have won 15 Grammy awards and an Oscar trophy. Through this victory, Adele is also close to the title of EGOT or a collection of prestigious Hollywood trophy sets consisting of Emmy awards, Grammys, Oscars and Tonys. Adele is known to already have trophies from the Emmy awards, Grammy and Oscar awards. He is just short of winning a trophy from the Tony Awards.

Through a recent post on Instagram, Adele expressed her excitement to have earned the title of EGO after winning the Emmy awards.

Adele Wins Emmy Awards

“Oh my gosh I’m so happy! Thank you Ben Winston for stopping by me this afternoon to give me this trophy!!! Trust me, now after the Emmy awards I officially have EGO,” Adele said in her upload showing off the Emmy trophy on Instagram, Sunday (4/9/22) US time.

“Thank you Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, I am honored to receive this. Thank you to everyone involved,”

Adele is known to have won four categories for her One Night Only concert. The four categories include Variety Special (Pre-Recorded); Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Special; Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special; and Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special.

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In addition to Adele, the music video director also won this Emmy award. Director Paul Dugdale took home Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special for the online concert that aired on November 14, 2021.

Adele‘s Album Success : One Night Only

Adele: One Night Only was released in November 2021 and features 10 performances, including four tracks from her latest album 30.

Another great production Adele: One Night Only, Besides Adele and the director, almost the entire crew won the Emmy Awards. These include Ben Winston, Adele, Jonathan Dickins, Raj Kapoor, Tara Montgomery and Terry Wood. Wow, buying Emmy awards.

This famous Hollywood singer is recognized as having many songs that are hits and good to listen to. Even during his hiatus from the entertainment world, his works are still favored by fans.

Until finally in 2021, Adele officially released her comeback single titled “Easy On Me”. Not long after, the single was named the highest streams number song in history on the first day of its release, reaching 19 million streams.

Adele is dubbed as the singer with the most listenable songs. It’s no wonder that many people love and are immersed in the lyrics of the songs she sings and earned her Emmy awards.

All of her songs are successful in making you upset, here are the ten most played Adele songs on Spotify. Some have reached the 1 billion streams mark!

Adele’s Best Songs of All Time

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  1. Rolling In the Deep (2010)
    “Rolling In the Deep” is the song that turned Adele into a pop superstar in the US. Combining elements of pop, blues, disco, and gospel, it is an almost genre-less song. “Rolling In the Deep” was released as the first single from Adele’s second album 21. The album has sold nearly six million copies in the US alone and spent seven weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. “Rolling In the Deep” won Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
  1. Someone Like You (2011)
    Adele said that she wrote “Someone Like You” when she was tired of writing angry songs about her broken relationship. She wrote it to feel okay with herself about the two years in the relationship. Adele wrote the song “Someone Like You” with American songwriter Dan Wilson. He is a Grammy Award winner for writing “Not Ready To Make Nice” with the Dixie Chicks. “Someone Like You” was one of the last songs written for the album 21. Adele said that writing the song made her feel at peace with the end of her relationship with her boyfriend.
  1. Hello (2015)
    Adele’s first new single in three years became a record-breaking hit. “Halo” sold 1.11 million copies in its first week of release in the US. It’s a very emotional song. “Halo” ended up spending ten weeks at #1 on the pop chart in the US. Adele wrote “Hello” with Greg Kurstin. He is known for his Grammy-nominated work with Kelly Clarkson on “Stronger” and Sia on “Chandelier.” Greg Kurstin also produced “Halo.” The songwriting process took over six months and was written mainly in London, rather than at home where Adele prefers to write.
  1. Skyfall (2012)
    Adele was hesitant to accept the task of doing the James Bond theme song in early 2011. The producers thought that she could bring back the feel of Shirley Bassey’s classic James Bond theme. Finally, after she and producer/songwriter Paul Epworth (“Rolling In the Deep”) finished “Skyfall,” Adele said it was a pleasant experience. When released in October 2012, “Skyfall” received critical acclaim and soared up the pop charts in the US and UK. The song won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.
  1. Set Fire To the Rain (2011)
    “Set Fire to the Rain” is Adele’s third single to hit #1 in the US from the album 21. The power of the lyrics, is one of the most powerful of all Adele’s songs. Adele co-wrote the song with Fraser T. Smith. “Set Fire to the Rain” has followed in the footsteps of its two predecessors from album 21 and has appeared on the top charts of rock, dance, Latin, and pop music.

Top Chart of Adele’s Songs from Album 30

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  1. Easy on Me
    As the opening track on the album ’30’, ‘Easy on Me’ was a hit with fans. The song, which is about Adele’s divorce from her ex-husband, has become a sensation on social media. Within one month, the music video for ‘Easy on Me’ on YouTube had 169 million views.
  2. To Be Loved
    After the success of “Easy on Me”, Adele released her second single on album 30 entitled “To Be Loved”. Just like in “Easy on Me”, “To Be Loved” is also about her divorce.
  3. Oh My God
    In her interview with Rolling Stone, Adele said the song “Oh My God” tells the story of her having difficulty exploring the outside world because she is a superstar. Those years of angst were poured into “Oh My God” which has now been viewed 2.6 million times on YouTube.
  4. My Little Love
    “My Little Love” became the top-ranked song on the album “30” that fans loved. This song attracted attention because it contained a recording of the voice of the baby, Angelo Adkins. Adele said that through the song “My Little Love”, she wants Angelo to know who he is. A woman who experiences hardship and heartbreak due to an immature romantic relationship.
  5. I Drink Wine
    The song “I Drink Wine” recently became the talk of Adele’s fans on social media. The reason is, the song originally had a duration of 15 minutes. However, the 15-minute duration was not approved by the label so it was cut to 6 minutes. However, Adele still has a 15-minute recording of the song. To date, the song “I Drink Wine” has been viewed 1.7 million times on his YouTube channel.

Which song is your favorite? There is no doubt why Adele can get an Emmy award.

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