Adele has dashed fans’ hopes she would be dropping some new music before Christmas by admitting her album still isn’t finished.
The singer, 32, appeared as the guest host of US sketch show Saturday Night Live this weekend and her followers were hoping she’d landed the gig as part of a deal to promote new tracks.
However, Adele did not perform as the show’s musical guest and during her opening monologue she told viewers not to expect a new album any time soon.
She said: “Now I know there’s been a lot of chatter about me just being the host. I’ve seen all of it.
“Why isn’t she the musical guest and stuff like that. And there’s a couple of reasons.
“My album’s not finished. And I’m also too scared to do both.