Adele revealed that her new album is yet to be finished during her hosting debut on popular tv show, ‘Saturday Night Live.’ It’s almost 5 years since Adele broke records with her chart topping album ’25.’
During her opening statement she uncovered as to why she was hosting, with singer/songwriter H.E.R as her musical guest on the show. She stated, “I know there’s been a lot of chatter about me just being the host, I’ve seen all of it — like why isn’t she the musical guest and all that.”-Billboard
Mentioning her new album she said, “My album is not finished and I’m also too scared to do both. I would rather just put on some wigs – and this is all mine by the way – have a glass of wine or six and just see what happens.”-The Independent
Adele appeared on the show previously as a musical guest in 2008 and 2015. She also praised the show in her opening statement by saying ‘Saturday Night Live,’ helped her break America during her first appearance on the show. It was during her performance of ‘Chasing Pavements,’ and ‘Cold Shoulder,’ that gave ‘Saturday Night Live’ their highest rating episode in 14 years and sent her shooting to fame overnight.
The following day from her appearance on the show, Her debut album ‘19‘ went straight to number 1 in the ITunes chart and ‘Chasing pavements,’ shot up the billboard chart from number 46 to 11, commending her with her first US single hit.
She explained how the show contributed to her success in America by saying, “You see I was the musical guest back in 2008 when Sarah Palin came on with Tina Fey,” she continued, “so obviously a few million people tuned in to watch it. And well, the rest is now history.”-BBC News
Adele had plenty of laughs during her hosting debut as she jokes about her current weight loss by saying, “And I know I look really, really different since you last saw me but actually, because of all the Covid restrictions and the travel bans, I had to travel light and only bring half of me – and this is the half I chose.”- BBC News
Although Adele was not the musical guest on this occasion, she did stun the audience with performances of her songs, during a bachelor themed sketch which included, “Someone Like You,” “Hello” “When We Were Young,” and “Rumour Has It,” amongst others.
NME reported it was in February, when she sparked rumours about her new album by saying, “Expect my album in September,” whilst being filmed at a friends wedding. In June, her manger set aside rumours after updating fans that her music would not be released then. A few of the names as to who she is working with on the new album, include producer Raphael Saadiq and singer John Legend.
Although viewers were hoping Adele may perform a debut song from her new album or share some exciting news about the release, fans are going to wait a little longer for new music.