Adele’s 'Hello' beats Taylor Swift’s 'Bad Blood' [Watch Video]

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British singer Adele performs the song "Skyfall" from the film "Skyfall," nominated as best original song, at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Adele is back in the music scene after three years with “Hello” and has taken the music industry by storm. Her new song is out there to break records and has recently smashed Taylor Swift's record of “Bad Blood” by receiving 27.7 million views on YouTube within 24 hours of its release.

“Hello” was released on Friday and has received over 79 million views on YouTube so far. It has become Vevo's most viewed song and is now on the number one position on iTunes in 102 countries, according to NME.

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood,” which was released in May, received 20.1 million views on its opening day. “Hello” has already become a viral hit and is set to make new records. The six-minute long video features singer/actor Tristan Wilds alongside Adele.

Wilds is excited with the response that the video has received. He was all praises for Adele. “I think Adele always aims to please. Anyone, if you have a heart, is going to love this album,” Entertainment Weekly quoted him as saying.

The “Someone Like You” hitmaker posted an open letter on Facebook on Wednesday stating, “My last record was a break-up record, and if I had to label this one, I would call it a make-up record. Making up for lost time. Making up for everything I ever did and never did. [The new album] "25" is about getting to know who I've become without realising. And I'm sorry it took so long but, you know, life happened.”

The success of “Hello” is perceived as a good sign for the future of Adele’s album “25” that is slated to be released on Nov. 20. The Grammy award-winning singer surprised her fans by dropping the preview of “Hello” in an ad break during the reality TV show “X Factor.”

“24” will be Adele’s third album after “19” and “21.” Her tracks have always made new records and have received awards and appreciation. Her second album “21” broke the record for the longest charting number one album by a woman in the history of Billboard when it remained at the top spot for a record 23 weeks. 

She teased fans about her new album for the first time with her birthday post on Twitter in 2014, saying "Bye bye 25... See you again later in the year." However, the album was then stalled for another year.  Fans are now eager to get their copies in November.

Besides winning six Grammy awards, Adele also won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall."

Watch Adele's "Hello" here:

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