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Adele's Hello breaks record with 1.1 million digital sales

British singer beats Justin Bieber, whose single Sorry sold 276,800 downloads in its debut week

Hello was the first single from Adele's upcoming new album 25, to be released this month, and follows a four-year break from music.

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BRITISH singer Adele smashed records with her comeback single Hello, selling more than 1.1 million digital songs in the first week and becoming the first song ever to break the one million download mark on the Billboard charts.

Adele also roundly beat Canadian teen