Adele’s ‘Hello’ to set sales record

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Adele’s much-anticipated new single from her upcoming album “25” was released Friday and it’s expected to be a record-breaker.

According to Billboard, industry insiders expect the song to post the largest ever U.S. digital sales week for a song.

Flo Rida currently holds the record. “Right Round” sold 636,000 downloads in its debut week back in February of 2009.

“Hello” sold roughly 450,000 downloads in its first two days on sale. If that pace continues, it could top more than one million downloads.

Adele’s largest digital sales week was earned by “Rolling in the Deep” back in May of 2011. The song sold 353,000 downloads in a week.

Final sales figures will be released on Nov. 2, Billboard reported.

“Hello” is the first single from Adele’s third album, “25,” which will be released on Nov. 20.

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