May 102012
 
Network to Air Grammy-Award Winning Singer's First-Ever Network Special

Featuring Exclusive Sit-down with Matt Lauer and Performances from

“Adele Live At The Royal Albert Hall” DVD

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 10, 2012 – NBC today announced “ADELE LIVE IN LONDON

WITH MATT LAUER,” a one-hour special featuring eight-time Grammy Award

winning artist, Adele, airing Tuesday, June 5th from 8-9 pm ET. In her

first-ever network special, Adele sits down with Matt Lauer for an

exclusive interview from London to recap the amazing year that followed

the release of her sophomore album, “21.” The special also features, for

the first time on network television, six performances from the singer’s

previously released “Adele Live At The Royal Albert Hall” DVD.

“We are thrilled to partner with Adele on her first-ever network special

and are excited to give our viewers an opportunity to see this truly

influential artist perform live, in her hometown, from the historic

Royal Albert Hall in London,” said Doug Vaughan, SVP of Special Programs

and Late Night for NBC.

Performances include Adele’s hit songs “Hometown Glory,” “I’ll Be

Waiting,” “Set Fire to the Rain,” “Chasing Pavements,” “Someone Like

You,” and “Rolling in the Deep.”

“ADELE LIVE IN LONDON WITH MATT LAUER” is produced by Peacock

Productions.

Named as Billboard’s and iTune’s “Artist of the Year,” Adele has also

been featured as one of Time Magazine’s “100 most influential people,”

and Entertainment Weekly’s “Entertainers of the Year.” Her latest CD,

“21″ has sold over 22 million copies worldwide to date and was the #1

Album of 2011 and #1 best-selling digital album of all time. An

eight-time Grammy winner , Adele is only the second artist in Grammy

History to have won The Recording Academy’s top three categories,

“Record of the Year,” “Album of the Year” and “Song of the Year,” while

also possessing a “Best New Artist” Grammy. In 2012, Adele swept the

Grammy Awards, winning each of the six Awards she was nominated for,

including: Record of the Year (“Rolling in the Deep”), Album of the Year

(21), Song of the Year (“Rolling in the Deep”), Best Pop Solo

Performance (“Someone Like You”), Best Pop Vocal Album (21), and Best

Short Form Music Video (“Rolling in the Deep”).

For more information on “ADELE LIVE IN LONDON WITH MATT LAUER” visit

NBC.com’s “Movies & Specials” site: http://www.nbc.com/specials.