English singer and songwriter, Adele has reportedly signed to Columbia Records in the UK ahead of the release of her fourth studio album, ‘30.ʼ
It was gathered that the 33-year-old singer’s contract which she with indie label XL Recordings after graduating in arts from the BRIT School in 2006, expired in 2015 following the release of ‘25.’
Born 5 May 1988, She is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with sales of over 120 million records.
Adele was reportedly working on her fourth studio album by 2018. On 5 May 2019, her 31st birthday, Adele posted several black-and-white pictures of herself on her Instagram account celebrating the occasion along with a message reflecting on the preceding year. The message ended with, “30 will be a drum n bass record to spite you”. Media outlets took the post as an indication that a new album was on the way.
On 15 February 2020, Adele announced at a friend’s wedding that her fourth studio album would be out by September 2020. However, she later confirmed that the album’s production and release had been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 5 October 2021, Adele announced her new single titled “Easy on Me”, set to be released on 15 October. A release date of 19 November 2021 was announced for the album shortly thereafter.