Adele signs deal with US major label

Mark Ronson collaborator gears up for the States

Adele has signed a deal with major record label Columbia to release her debut album ’19’ in the US.

The record which debuted in the UK at Number One and which sees the jazz-soul singer collaborate with Mark Ronson, will be released in a joint venture with XL Recordings this summer.

She was also the recipient of the Critic’s Choice award at the Brit Awards last month.

Adele played two shows in New York this week and will play a show in Los Angeles tomorrow (March 20).

–By our New York staff.

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