Adele is back on top

24 February 2016 - 02:37 By Reuters


Adele may have cried all day after her shaky Grammy performance last week, but the British singer reclaimed the top spot on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Monday as demand for her hit album 25 remained strong three months after its release. The album climbed from No 2 after clocking a further 151,000 units across album and song sales and streaming activity, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. It has sold 8.3 million copies in the US.The album features the song All I Ask, which Adele sang last week at the televised Grammy awards. But her performance was marred by technical issues when a microphone fell on the piano's strings and the singer hit sharp and flat notes.Later in the week, Adele appeared on Ellen DeGeneres's talk show and performed a flawless rendition of the song, accompanied by an interview in which she said she was "so embarrassed" and "cried pretty much all day" after the Grammys.On the digital songs chart, which measures online song sales, Flo Rida's My House held the top spot for a second week.

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