With second effort '21'...
Holly Frith
09:42 23rd January 2012

Adele has equalled the album chart records of Oasis and Queen.

The London singer has now spent 20-non-consecutive weeks at the top of the UK Charts equalling a chart record set by Queen and Oasis.

The legendary acts took eight and nine albums respectively to achieve the feat.

'21' has also broke records over the pond becoming the first UK album to reach 16 weeks atop the US Charts, equalling a record set by the soundtrack for film 'Titanic'.

Last year the singer underwent ‘career saving’ throat surgery last year after numerous problems with her voice.

Adele is up for the categories of Best British Female, Best British Single and Mastercard's revered Album Of The Year Award at this year's BRIT Awards.


She tweeted: 'F*cking happy, thank you for the nods xx'

The Arctic Monkeys, Chase & Status, Coldplay, Elbow and Kasabian are all up for Best British Group.

Ed Sheeran, James Blake, James Morrison, Noel Gallagher, and Professor Green are all up for Best British Male.

Anna Calvi, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Jessie J and the The Vaccines are going for Best British Breakthrough Act.

Fleet Foxes, Foo Fighters, Jay-Z/Kanye West, Lady Antebellum and Maroon 5 contend for Best International Act.

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