The wait is over - Adele's new album is here!

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  • On Friday, Adele dropped her highly-anticipated fourth studio album, 30.
  • The singer had teased new music for a while, before eventually dropping Easy on Me in October, and later revealing the release date of the album.
  • With 30, Adele zoned in on the range of emotions brought on by her divorce from husband Simon Konecki, creating one of her most personal works yet.


It's finally here!

Adele's fourth studio album, 30, arrived on Friday, 19 November. 

Fans had been waiting a while for the singer to release new music, and in September, when The Morning Hot Tub host, Mauler, shared a since-deleted tweet saying that the star would be dropping a new track, Twitter went wild. 

Of course, we would still have to wait just a little bit longer before we were blessed with some new tunes from the British singer. 

Then, in early October, an even bigger sign that new music was on its way - literally!

Billboards with the title of Adele's album, 30, were projected on famous landmarks across the globe, and even though the singer remained quiet, fans knew she was up to something. 

In mid-October, Adele dropped Easy on Me, the first track off 30, which topped the UK charts and had fans everywhere in their feels. 

Then, in November, the singer teased her track Hold On in Amazon's moving new Holiday season advert, which highlights the reality of living with anxiety. 

Before the release of 30, Adele gave us a taste of one more track when she delivered a powerful acoustic performance of To Be Loved, sharing the clip on Instagram. 

With 30, Adele zoned in on the range of emotions brought on by her divorce from husband Simon Konecki, creating one of her most personal works yet.

"It's sensitive for me, this record, just in how much I love it," she told Vogue.

"I always say that 21 doesn't belong to me anymore," she continued, referring to her acclaimed sophomore album.

"Everyone else took it into their hearts so much. I'm not letting go of this one. This is my album. I want to share myself with everyone, but I don't think I'll ever let this one go."

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