Adele's 'Rolling In The Deep' Named Song Of The Year At BMI Awards In London

10 October 2012, 11:33

The 'Someone Like You' singer's breakthrough US hit has been honoured for its success stateside.

Adele has been honoured by the US music industry this week after her song 'Rolling In The Deep' was named Song Of The Year at the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Awards in London last night (9th October).

The UK singer-songwriter was presented with the award for her song, co-written with regular producer Paul Epworth, after it notched up a total of two million airplays across the US since its release in March 2011.

Last year 'Rolling In The Deep' achieved a total of 1.35 million airplays across the US alone, as well as spending a total of seven weeks at the top of thee US Billboard Hot 100 chart over the coarse of the year.

Adele's follow-up singles from second album '21',' 'Someone Like You' and 'Set Fire To The Rain', were also both honoured at the event for being among the most played pop songs of 2011.

'Pass Out' rapper Tinie Tempah also received an honour at the BMI Awards for his success stateside with 'Written In The Stars', which was notably used during the Super Bowl opening ceremony.

Coldplay and The Script were also honoured for their respective successes in America over the past year.

Check out the cover art for Adele's most recent single 'Skyfall' below:

Adele is currently number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 after releasing her James Bond theme song 'Skyfall' on Friday (5th October), which topped the chart only two days after its release this past Sunday (7th October).

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