Adele and charity entrepreneur Simon Konecki who were together since 2011 made no further comments about their separation and asked for privacy.
Adele said she had "even considered miming", but she said she could never do this to her fans. Earlier this week, the singer hinted she might retire from touring.
The Canadian rapper surpassed Adele's previous record of 12 awards at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
Despite its 100 million users and 50 million paid subscribers, Spotify loses money. The deal will nudge its free users to pay up.
The powerhouse from London scoops up five wins, becoming the only artist to win album, record and song of the year twice. But her moving statement about Beyonce's work and political performances make history at the 59th awards ceremony.
Madonna pays tribute to Prince and Celine Dion honours her husband at 24th Billboard Music Awards, where singers The Weeknd and Adele lead the night.
According to Sunday Times Rich List, Adele has earned 35 million pound thanks to her hit album '25' and has become richest ever female musician
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