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Adele posts fresh-faced birthday selfie, seems to tease new album

posted May 6, 2014, 7:49 AM by Unknown user
Grammy-winning singer Adele posted this selfie on her 26th birthday with a caption that led people to believe she'd be releasing a new age-titled album called "25." (Adele / Twitter)


'Bye bye 25... See you again later in the year,' tweeted Adele, whose albums include '19,' '21.' Is '25' next?

It's a new year for Adele! The singer turned 26 on Monday and posted a makeup-free selfie that had followers wondering if she was teasing to a new album.

It wouldn't be the first time in the last year that a diva dropped a super-secret album with little pre-release fanfare. (We're looking right at you, Beyoncé, and kind of at you, Mariah Carey.)

The Grammy- and Oscar-winning songstress had fans chattering because of this tweet: "Bye bye 25... See you again later in the year x."

Two of the British singer's previous albums have been titled for her age at the time she wrote them: "19" in 2008 and the "21" in 2011. The latter went on to win a slew of Grammy Awards in 2012.

There have been few details regarding the singer's upcoming work. Adele -- full name Adele Adkins -- has laid low since giving birth to her son Angelo in October 2012, nonetheless winning Golden Globe and Academy Awards in 2013 and a Grammy in 2014 for "Skyfall," from the 2012 James Bond flick of that name.

Some reports about her forthcoming effort said it might include contributions from OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, who confirmed that he was working with her in March. With Adele he co-wrote "Set Fire to the Rain," a 2013 Grammy winner for best pop solo performance. Wiz Khalifa and Phil Collins are also rumored to make audio appearances on her upcoming project, according to Fuse and Rolling Stone, respectively.

In December, the "Rolling in the Deep" singer was awarded the MBE for services to music at Buckingham Palace in London by Prince Charles himself.

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