Adele's 'Hello' becomes first song to be downloaded one million times in a week in US

New single debuts at Number One in the US Singles Chart


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Adele's new single 'Hello' has debuted at Number One in the US Singles Chart, shifting 1.1 million downloads in its first week alone in the US.

The song smashes the US record for the most downloads in a week, a record previously set by Flo Rida's 'Right Round' which was downloaded 600,000 times in 2009.

It is Adele's fourth Number One single in the US and the first song by a female artist to go straight in at top spot in the States since Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' in 2013.

Meanwhile, 'Hello' is also on course to spend a second week at Number One in the UK Singles Chart, according to midweek figures.

Last week, the singer-songwriter’s record-breaking song became the biggest UK chart-topper in three years, as well as setting a new one-week streaming record, racking up over 7.32 million listens in its first week.

'Hello' is currently 45,000 combined chart sales ahead of Justin Bieber’s 'Sorry' at Number Two.


'Hello' features on Adele's new album '25', her long-awaited follow-up to 2011's '21', which will be released on November 20.

'25' tracklist:

'Send My Love (To Your New Lover)'
'I Miss You'
'When We Were Young'
'Water Under The Bridge'
'River Lea'
'Love In The Dark'
'Million Years Ago'
'All I Ask'
'Sweetest Devotion'

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