Adele Wasn't The Top Brit Music Star Of The Year

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Adele only made a measly $13.1 million last year, though she certainly would have earned way more had she not had to cancel U.S. concert dates when her luscious throat got sick.

So guess who the top British musical star of the year was, according to Billboard?

Sade!

The smooth-operating, tranquilizing lady who translates her personal pain into jazzy, easy-listening yet disturbing pop tunes about emotional horror.

Sort of like Adele, but much more, you know, tranquilizing.

After all these years, people who like Sade really adore her.

In fact, when I asked a friend who's a diehard fan of hers, "Sade or Mozart?" he seriously replied, "Sade."

He's now an ex-friend.

Anyway, here's the whole list of Billboard's biggies for the year (not just British):

1. Taylor Swift $38.7 million

2. U2 $32.1 million

3. Kenny Chesney $29.8 million

4. Lady Gaga $25.4 million

5. Lil Wayne $23.2 million

6. Sade $16.4 million

7. Bon Jovi $15.8 million

8. Celine Dion $14.3 million

9. Jason Aldean $13.4 million

10. Adele $13.1 million

Yikes, Adele barely scraped into the top 10! Criminal!


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8 comments
Ynnocence
Ynnocence

Your friend might have been referring to Le Marquis (Donatien Alphonse François) - in which case you should refriend him, immédiatement.

latenitebump
latenitebump

talking about expanding wastelines what happened to the blog about banana cream pies?

latenitebump
latenitebump

well! after sticking up her middle finger they should forfeit her check!

MartinNYID
MartinNYID

It's amazing when you see the real (non fabricated lies) figures. All the NUMBER ONE!!! hits are only wholesale figures, not actual sales.

People still speak pretty loud when it comes to talent. Thank fully

Barbwire
Barbwire

Some of the names on the list are shocking me a little. Jason Aldean?????

Bwaybill
Bwaybill

If Adele's concert wasn't canceled she would have blown them all away.

Melinda9
Melinda9

 'Thanks for asking that question - I feared I was going mad.

Rolph
Rolph

We had posted it a day too soon by mistake. It'll be back.

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