New Adele Music Means New Adele Interviews: A Delightful Week With the Pop Star

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It’s been a long six years without Adele on our TV screens, but the British pop superstar is making up for lost time ever since the release of her new song “Easy On Me” last week.

We got our first unfiltered glimpse at the singer during her surprise Instagram Live on Oct. 9, and then the video interviews started rolling in on Friday, starting with BBC Radio 1Hits Radio and Capital FM, all out of her native U.K., as well as an audio-only interview with BBC’s Zoe Ball Breakfast Show. Then on Monday, we got a hilarious video of Adele blind-taste-testing British cuisine, courtesy of U.K. Vogue. We also got an announcement of the Adele One Night Only TV special coming to CBS on Nov. 14, which will include a sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey. The two-hour special arrives ahead of the Nov. 19 release of her fourth album, 30.

All this to say: There’s even more Adele on the way. On the latest Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we’re talking all about Adele’s resurgence for a delightful press blitz and what we’ve missed most about the singer during her years-long absence.

Also on the show, we’ve got chart news about how Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s “Industry Baby” jumps to No. 1 for the first time on the Billboard Hot 100, how Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” ties for the second-most weeks ever in the top 10 on the Hot 100, and how Adele’s “Easy On Me” makes a splashy debut on an array of charts, after only a few days of release.

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard’s weekly charts. You can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun chart stats and stories, new music, and guest interviews with music stars and folks from the world of pop. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard’s executive digital director, West Coast, Katie Atkinson and senior director of Billboard charts Keith Caulfield every week on the podcast, which can be streamed on Billboard.com or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast provider. (Click here to listen to the previous edition of the show on Billboard.com.)

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