Here is the Adele Today Show video broadcast on Thurs. May 10, 2012. Watch the interview conducted by NBC’s Matt Lauer of the multi- Grammy Award winning British singer-songwriter who speaks on a range of topics regarding her music career and worldwide fame.
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Watch the full replay video above. Adele addressed the issue of becoming a celebrity in light of musical achievement and success, notably her internationally multi-platinum selling sophomore studio album, 21, which swept six Grammy Awards in 2012; she sang live at the awards ceremony for the first time after throat surgery. She said of the celebrity attention:
“I just wanna make music. I don’t want anyone chatting about me, really. I still hope I have a little bit of clout in 10 years. All I’ve ever wanted to do is sing.”
Read more transcript and summary at Today.com.
The interview is excerpted from a forthcoming NBC TV special, “Adele Live in London,” to be broadcast on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
Photo credit: Christopher Macsurak (CC BY 2.0)
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