Adele serves a foul-mouthed warning to fans who throw stuff on stage

The 35-year-old singer shared her grievances during a recent Weekends With Adele show in Las Vegas, joking that she would “kill” any audience member who attempted to throw an item at her onstage.

“Have you noticed how people are like, forgetting show etiquette at the moment? People just throwing shit on stage, have you seen them?” Adele asked the crowd.

“I dare you. Dare you to throw something at me, and I’ll kill you.”

Adele finally announces rescheduled Las Vegas dates

"Words can't explain how ecstatic I am to finally be able to announce these rescheduled shows," she said on social media as she revealed the new dates.

"I truly was heartbroken to have to cancel them."

The decision to scrap the initial run came just 24 hours before the first show was due to take place in January.

"I'm so sorry, but my show ain't ready," the star told fans in a tearful Instagram post at the time.

"Half my team have Covid and it's been impossible to finish the show," she said, adding that "delivery delays" had also played havoc with her plans.

Adele says backlash to Las Vegas residency postponement was brutal

In January, the singer scrapped her dates 24 hours before opening night, telling fans the show was not ready.

Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, Adele said postponing her three-month residency left her "devastated", but said she stood by the decision.

On Friday, she told fans the shows would be rearranged "very, very soon".

Speaking to Desert Island Discs presenter Lauren Laverne, the 34-year-old said: "I definitely felt everyone's disappointment and I was devastated and I was frightened about letting them down.


Emotion and simplicity are enough at comeback Hyde Park gig

The pop superstar's composure momentarily cracked as she took in the huge audience in London's Hyde Park during the opening lines of her first song, Hello.

She quickly resumed singing and soon hit her stride, going on to play a crowd-pleasing two-hour set for the 65,000 fans in her home city.

"It's so strange to be in front of a crowd again," she told them.

Adele and The Weeknd had the biggest global hits of 2021

Adele's highly-anticipated fourth album sold more than five million copies in just two months, said the IFPI.

It was the biggest-selling record on vinyl and CD, the industry body added.

Meanwhile, The Weeknd's moody retro-pop ballad topped the charts in 18 countries, and was streamed 2.15 billion times.

It was the second year running that the Canadian star delivered the world's most popular song.

Last year's chart-topper, Blinding Lights, made the top 10 for a second time in 2021, at number seven.

Adele promises Las Vegas shows will 'absolutely 100%' happen this year

Last month, the singer posted a tearful video the day before her first show, saying it wasn't ready.

She has now told TV host Graham Norton she and her team are working extremely hard to prepare and confirm new dates.

"It has to happen this year because I've got plans for next year," she told him. "Imagine if I have to cancel because I am having a baby!"

Adele, who has a nine-year-old son Angelo with ex-husband Simon Konecki, told Norton's BBC One chat show she would like to have more children.

Ballads over bangers as Adele wins big

The singer won best artist, album and song of the year for Easy on Me.

Ed Sheeran was crowned songwriter of the year too at London's O2 Arena, and he performed his hit Bad Habits alongside rockers Bring Me the Horizon.

Dua Lipa won the night's other big prize, as TikTok users voted for her and not Adele as the best pop/R&B act.

It means that for now at least, Robbie Williams is still one gong ahead of Adele as the most-awarded artist in Brits history with 13.

Adele announces she will perform at the Brit Awards

"I'm really happy to say that I am performing at the Brits next week!!" the star wrote on Instagram.

Tuesday's ceremony will mark the singer's return to the stage where, in 2011, she gave a career-changing performance of Someone Like You.

While in the UK, Adele will also give Graham Norton her first interview since postponing her 12-week Las Vegas run.

"I'm looking forward to it," she said of her chat show appearance, adding: "Oh, and Rich sends his love."


Tearful Adele postpones entire Las Vegas residency

"Half my team have Covid and it's been impossible to finish the show," she said, adding that "delivery delays" had also played havoc with her plans.

She was due to play the first of 24 planned shows at the Caesars Palace's Colosseum on Friday, 21 January.

Announced late in November, the Weekends With Adele series was scheduled to have the singer performing two shows every weekend until April.

Tickets ranged from $85 (£60) to $685 (£500), and Adele was forecast to make more than £500,000 per show.


Adele announces Las Vegas residency

The singer will perform on Friday and Saturday nights in the Colosseum theatre at Caesars Palace Hotel from 21 January until 16 April 2022.

The British star will take one weekend off in mid-February.

Fans will have to register for pre-sale access before 3 December to be in with a chance of securing tickets for Weekends With Adele.

Tickets will then be available to purchase from 7 December.

Adele is also taking to the stage as part of the BST Hyde Park festival in London on 1 and 2 July.