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Adele Plays Australia's Biggest Ever Concert

Adele's recent concert in Sydney, Australia was the country's best attended gig ever.

The 28-year-old played two dates in Australia's biggest city earlier this month (Mar17), performing at the city's ANZ Stadium.

According to Australia's Daily Telegraph newspaper, the two concerts, on 10 and 11 March (17) were the country's best attended ever.

Around 95,000 people reportedly attended the first gig, with more than 100,000 filling Sydney's old Olympic Stadium for the second night.

The British singer didn't just pull in the crowds in Sydney, sell-out shows in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide pushed the total number of fans who attended her Australian gigs north of 600,000.

The only acts with comparable figures for a tour of the country are Australian rockers AC/DC and Dire Straits, whose 1986 tour saw them play 13 dates in Melbourne.

Adele's Australian gigs weren't completely incident free. She had to halt her first Sydney concert after a member of the audience was hospitalized.

In Melbourne on Saturday (18Mar17) she helped two gay fans seal their engagement onstage, while during her second date at the city's Etihad Stadium on Sunday (19Mar17) she scolded a security guard for preventing people from standing up.

The Hello singer has now finished the Australian leg of her Adele Live tour, as she'll next hit the stage in Auckland, New Zealand on Thursday (23Mar17).

Adele has been on the road since February last year (16), with her mammoth trek coming to a close in her native London in July (17).

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