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Adele tells Trump to find another tune

Monday, February 01, 2016 - 01:00

Pop star Adele tells Trump to stop using her music during his campaign. John Russell reports.

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BROADCAST AND DIGITAL RESTRICTIONS~** Broadcasters: NO ACCESS. DIGITAL: NO ACCESS AUSTRALIA BROADCASTER WEBSITES. NO ACCESS ABC AMERICA, FOX, UNIVISION, TELEMUNDO, BBC AMERICA, NBC, OR THEIR DIGITAL/MOBILE PLATFORMS.~** On Monday (February 01), front running GOP candidate Donald Trump took the stage in Iowa after he was introduced by Sarah Palin with Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" playing in the background. A tune that was off key to British singer Adele, who made it clear that she has not given permission for anyone to use her music for political campaigns. Adele's spokesman issued a statement after Trump played Adele's 2011 hit song "Rolling in the Deep" at rallies in Iowa and Mike Huckabee released a YouTube parody last week of her 2015 single "Hello." The spokesman didn't t say whether Adele, whose new album "25" was the biggest seller in the United States last year, was contemplating legal steps to prevent the unauthorized use of her music. Adele is far from the only pop or rock star to have seen politicians co-opt their music for political purposes.

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Adele tells Trump to find another tune

Monday, February 01, 2016 - 01:00