Adele delivers emotional speech at comeback concert

Adele broke down in tears during her first full concert in four years and gave a heartfelt speech after performing her new single 'When We Were Young'.

Adele delivers emotional speech at comeback concert

Adele cried during her first full live concert in four years at New York's Radio City Hall.

The 27-year-old singing superstar was performing as a part of an hour-long live special aired on American TV channel NBC on Monday (12.14.15), and a tear-jerking rendition of her latest song 'When We Were Young' prompted the teary-eyed star to give an emotional speech.

Addressing the crowd, she said: "I know I've been quiet, I just wanted to come back and surprise you. I didn't want to tell you anything because I wanted it to be a surprise. I feel like this is the start now."

The 'Hello' hitmaker - who released her comeback LP '25' last month - said she was "happy" to get the show over with because she was "so nervous" about performing after so long.

She blubbered: "We've been planning it for months and I'm just so happy and before the show I was like, 'Oh God I want it to be over,' because I was so nervous, but I've managed to remember every moment of this show."

According to The Sun, newspaper Adele - who has just added 56 dates in the US to her 2016 world tour - was seen leaving the stage as the credits for the show rolled and broke down in the arms of a friend.

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