May 10, 2012, 11:10 amOn The Today Show this morning, NBC announced Adele’s first-ever network special, “Adele Live in London with Matt Lauer,” airing on Tuesday, June 5 at 8 PM ET!
NBC PRESENTS "ADELE LIVE IN LONDON WITH MATT LAUER" ON TUESDAY JUNE 5 AT 8 PM ET
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.