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2011 Was the Year That... Adele Revived the Music Industry

Let's take a look back to when #Adele's signature move of returning from a multi-year absence taught us a lesson about album sales.

10/21/2021 11:00:00 AM

Let's take a look back to when Adele 's signature move of returning from a multi-year absence taught us a lesson about album sales.

To recap the decade that was, Billboard is looking at one major theme from each year and explaining how it dominated that 12-month period. Below, we continue with 2011, a year in which a singular star emerged from a lagging music business and nearly turned the whole thing around single-handedly.

21"Rumour Has It"). The set snowballed commercially because it could speak to everyone in the family minivan -- the kids listening to Top 40, the parents reared on Motown and classic rock, maybe even the grandparents longing for the days of crooners on the radio.

'21' And Up: The Year of Adele Cover StoryBut mostly, Adele worked because of Adele. She was a unique presence not only in 2011, but in all of 21st century pop: a preternaturally gifted singer and songwriter with a leave-it-all-on-the-floor approach to recording and performing -- and also an earthy, relatable, and strangely unassuming personality both on and off the stage. Even as Adele rose to a strata of sales that not even Lady Gaga or Beyoncé could claim, she never seemed like she was becoming part of the pop machine: She felt fresh, sincere, unworked. Due to the combination of her peerless instrument and her unquestioned personal and artistic integrity, Adele's heartbreak anthems connected on a wavelength entirely of their own, as if no one had ever quite 

meant it like her before. It was an unrepeatable formula, because the mere act of trying to repeat the formula would muck up the essential charm of the whole thing.Thanks in large part to the assistance of Adele and the 5.8 million copies moved by  headtopics.com

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