It’s been five years since the last Adele album, 25, and a lot has happened in the life of the British singer in that time – but none of it musical releases.

In a very simplified nutshell, she split from her husband of several years, shed a lot of weight, and hung out with the Grinch.

Exciting news for fans now is that Adele’s management has confirmed that we’ll be hearing new music from her this year – “and the sooner the better”, Jonathan Dickins said at the recent Eurosonic Noorderslag music conference.

We’re going to take a punt and suggest that if it’s an album, it’ll be called 31

Here’s something that Adele prepared earlier:

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