Adele dedicates special song to Rich Paul as she announces, 'I love him more than life itself'

Adele serenaded her boyfriend Rich Paul during her Las Vegas set

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Adele paid tribute to her boyfriend Rich Paul on his 41st birthday at the weekend by singing a special rendition of Happy Birthday during her Las Vegas set.

Addressing the crowd, Adele, 43, said, "Quickly, it's my boyfriend's birthday today. And I love him more than life itself, so can we wish him happy birthday? His name's Rich!"

She then led the audience in serenading NBA agent Rich, who was watching the show with his daughter, Reonna.

Fans who were in attendance at the show were delighted with the tribute to Rich and were quick to share the sweet moment on social media. One wrote, "Adele singing Happy Birthday to Rich is the best thing you'll ever see."

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While another fan commented, "Adele singing Happy Birthday to boyfriend Rich Paul at her Las Vegas Show is all kinds of adorable."

Another shared the video and wrote, "I will be using this for everything birthdays related. period. the way she delivered vocals on a very simple song."

Adele has been performing at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for her Weekends With Adele residency, which kicked off last month.

And over the weekend, Adele debuted a new look in a stunning polka dot dress by British-American designer, Harris Reed. 

She took to the stage of the Colosseum at Caesars Palace for the fifth installment of her sold-out Vegas residency. 


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Fans were quick to admire the velvet gown's gorgeous details, which included an off-the-shoulder neckline and billowing sheer sleeves in black tulle embroidered with polka dots. 

The custom-made gown was quite the change from the 34-year-old's previous Vegas dresses, most of which have featured opaque sleeves. 

Its designer, Harris Reed, took to Instagram after the show was over to share his excitement about the dress's debut. The 26-year-old said he was "honored" Adele had chosen to wear his gown, before hailing his celebrity client as "somebody that completely embodies, magnifies and shines with true femininity.

Adele's Las Vegas shows have been hitting headlines, with the star celebrating a divorce party with fans during a show last week after growing visibly emotional during a performance of her hit song, Someone Like You


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Adele separated from her husband Simon Konecki in 2019, something she admits 'devastated her, but she has since moved on with Rich and seems happier than ever. 

Earlier this year she gushed, "I've never been in love like this. I’m obsessed with him. I definitely want more kids."

She even sparked engagement rumours when she was spotted wearing a diamond ring, but later clarified, , "Well! Well. Well, I'm not married. I just love high-end jewellery, boy!"

Though she did add, “I’m just in loooove! I’m happy as I’ll ever be. I might as well be married.”

Robyn is a celebrity and entertainment journalist and editor with over eight years experience in the industry. As well as contributing regular to woman&home, she also often writes for Woman, Woman's Own, Woman's Weekly and The Sun.