Adele stuns with strawberry blonde highlights at NBA game

Adele showcased a longer, blonder hairdo in a rare appearance at NBA game

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Adele performs onstgage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/Getty Images for NARAS)
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Adele has unveiled a longer, blonder, hairstyle during a rare public appearance, and fans are already desperate to recreate the look. 

The Someone Like You singer showcased a gorgeous new long hairstyle, updated with strawberry blonde highlights at a recent basketball game. Adele was spotted in the audience of the NBA Finals in Arizona, cheering on the Phoenix Suns.

The Grammy-award winner let her tresses take center stage during the exciting match against the Milwaukee Bucks, pairing the 'do with a floor-length tan and black coat, an off-the-shoulder black shirt, and black leggings. She completed the monochromatic ensemble with black stilettos, a black mask, and gold jewelry. 


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The British superstar has been on an athletic roll lately, having expressed support for two major sports events in the last month. Just last week, Adele shared a rare new selfie with fans from her Los Angeles home after England's match against Italy in the Euro 2020 Finals—along with a reassuring message on her defeated national team. 

Fortunately, it seems the Hometown Glory singer hasn't been hit too hard by the loss. When she wasn't enthralled by the nail-biting game on Saturday, Adele could be seen laughing and chatting with her courtside companion, sports agent Rich Paul. Her smiles faded towards the end of the match, which saw her team lose to the Bucks 123-119, but that didn't stop fans drooling over her salon-standard hairdo. 

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Several of Adele's followers, who are known collectively as 'Daydreamers', took to social media to express their awe at their idol's bombshell new look. 

"ADELE SERVING FACE, HAIR & LOOK!" one impressed fan wrote. 

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"Adele can whip her long ass hair and hit me on my face and i'll [sic] say thank you," another person joked. 

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Some even went as far as propositioning the heartbreak hitmaker. "Adele when u gonna let me run my fingers through ur hair cause i know it is mega soft [sic]," one particularly passionate fan posted. 

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Not everybody was fixated on Adele's head though. Many fans were simply itching to hear news about her highly anticipated album, which is reportedly set to be released before the end of 2021. 

"ADELE REALLY WATCHIN THE NBA GAME RN AND NOT RELEASING THE ALBUM WTF," one frustrated follower wrote. 

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According to chat show host Alan Carr, Adele's fourth studio album is "amazing." After hearing a preview of the tracks, the longtime friend of the singer told Grazia UK, "That voice is like an old friend. Because there are some people [on] the charts who sound a bit like Adele and you go, 'Oh they sound [like] Adele,' and then when you hear Adele's voice again you go, 'Oh no, there's only one. There's only one Adele.'" 

Looks like it'll be well worth the wait. 

Emma Dooney
Emma Dooney

Emma is a news writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life. She covers the Royal Family and the entertainment world, as well as the occasional health or lifestyle story. When she's not reporting on the British monarchy and A-list celebs, you can find her whipping up vegan treats and running the roads to cheesy '90s pop music...but not at the same time, obviously.