Popular Music/Adele/Someone Like You

"Someone Like You" is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Adele. It was released on January 24, 2011, as the second single from Adele's second studio album, 21. An accompanying music video was released on September 29, 2011. It was written by Adele and American songwriter and producer Daniel Dodd Wilson.

Rows Data
Title Someone Like You
Artist Adele
Released January 24, 2011
Recorded 2009 or 2010
Studio N/A
Genre Pop
Length 4:45
Music Video Date September 29, 2011

Music videoEdit

The video for the song premiered on September 29, 2011, at 11:56 p.m. British Summer Time.

The video begins with a shot of a road in Paris and Adele is seen walking on it alone. She continues to walk and starts singing the song with a sad look as the camera makes circles and shots more locations in Paris including the Eiffel Tower. During the second chorus, Adele stops singing and pauses on the Pont Alexandre III to look over the Seine. She continues walking through the deserted streets during the bridge before finally entering a building in which she sees her ex-lover. After seeing her, he starts to walk away and several shots of Adele looking at him follow.


Within its first 36 hours online, the video had generated over 1,375,000 views on YouTube. By the end of its first 30 days, the video had been viewed over 20 million times. The following is a timeline of selected view count milestones.

As of February 2023, the video has over 1.96 billion views on YouTube.

Views Date Achieved
500,000 September 30, 2011
1,000,000 October 1, 2011
10,000,000 October 14, 2011
20,000,000 October 29, 2011
50,000,000 December 1, 2011
100,000,000 January 20, 2012
200,000,000 August 18, 2012
300,000,000 October 4, 2013
400,000,000 October 7, 2014
500,000,000 July 7, 2015
1,000,000,000 December 25, 2017
1,500,000,000 June 3, 2020