Adele surprises fans with new video, music and album release date

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British singer-songwriter Adele Adkins holds her medal after being appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to music presented to her by the Prince Charles, Prince of Wales during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on December 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JOHN STILLWELL (Photo credit should read JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Christmas has come early for Adele fans.  The soulful singer has released her first single on her heavily anticipated  album “25”, with a brand new music video.  Adele posted to social media showing her excitement.

Her first single off the album ,”Hello,” was debuted on Sunday in a commercial break during the X-Factor U.K.  The surprise broke the internet. Fans have been waiting since 2011 for her next album after “21.”  The smash hit earned her 7 Grammy awards.  Adele says her last album was about “breaking-up” and “25” will be about “making-up.”

“25 is about getting to know who I’ve become without realizing,” she said. “And I’m sorry it took so long, but you know, life happened.”

Adele says her “25” will be released on November 20th.  You can check out the new video here.