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Adele separates from husband, Simon Konecki

Adele and her husband, Simon Konecki

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Adele separates from husband, Simon Konecki

British Grammy award singer, Adele, has separated from her husband Simon Konecki.

In a statement on Friday, Adele’s representative said the pair were “committed to raising their son together lovingly”.

The statement added that the pair were asking for privacy and there would be no further comment.

The best-selling London-born artist is known for her chart-topping albums 19, 21 and 25.

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Adele gave birth to her son, Angelo, in 2012. She married Konecki, 45, an investment banker turned charity boss in 2016 after five years of dating.

They married in secret and Adele first addressed the wedding publicly during an acceptance speech at the 2017 Grammys, where she thanked her “husband”.

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The singer’s debut album, which was released in 2008 and featured hits including Chasing Pavements and Hometown Glory, reached number one in the UK.

She went on to win a string of awards and her follow-up, 21, topped the charts in 30 countries including the US and the UK.

Her third album, 25, sold a record-breaking 800,000 copies in its first week and became the best-selling album of 2015.

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Adele’s “Someone Like You” is the second-most downloaded song in the United Kingdom.

On 25 June 2018, New Musical Express reported that Adele was working on her fourth studio album, with an expected release date of December 2019.

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