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Adele Scores Top Karaoke Song of 2011

Singer dominates karaoke in the U.K., as well as pop charts

January 17, 2012 8:45 AM ET
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Adele performs at the the 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. in Los Angeles.
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Adele's total dominance over pop music in 2011 has extended into the realm of karaoke. The singer, who had the top-selling album and single in both the United States and her native United Kingdom last year, also had the most-sung karaoke song in the U.K., with her heart-melting ballad "Someone Like You" being selected by one in four karaoke singers in the nation. Adele's version of Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love" was the second most popular karaoke track, and her massive hit "Rolling in the Deep" also placed high on the list.

The most popular non-Adele song among British karaoke singers was David Bowie's classic "Heroes," which enjoyed a resurgence in popularity after being featured prominently in the U.K. version of The X Factor.

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