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Today’s Music News: Adele makes it official: ’25’ will be out Nov. 20

Ending months of speculation, leaks, and rumors, Adele has made it official: her next album, which will indeed be titled 25 as previously speculated, will be released on Nov. 20 (as, also, previously speculated). Lead single “Hello,” with accompanying video, was released very early on Friday morning in the U.S. (That’s a slightly more convenient time in the U.K.) (Billboard)

A+E and iHeartMedia are teaming up to produce a special concert and TV special to raise awareness about America’s continuing racial tensions. Bruce Springsteen, John LegendSting, and Pharrell Williams are among the many performers announced for the Nov. 18 concert, which will take place at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium and benefit the Fund For Progress on Race in America Powered. (Billboard)

Elvis Costello told Conan O’Brien about a disastrously failed Japanese publicity stunt early in his career; it involved Costello and his band driving through Tokyo on the back of a flatbed truck, playing their music to a distinctly uninterested audience. (Rolling Stone)

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes has been named Billboard’s 2015 Women in Music “Powerhouse” artist. She’ll accept her award on Dec. 11, alongside Woman of the Year Lady Gaga. (Billboard)

Disclosure announced that they’ll be the musical guests on Saturday Night Live on Nov. 14, and they’ll be joined by collaborators Lorde and Sam Smith. Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks (who also appeared as Brian Wilson‘s love interest in this year’s biopic Love & Mercy) will host. (Billboard)

Elton John announced a new album: his 33rd studio effort since his 1969 debut. The 68-year-old star will release Wonderful Crazy Night on Feb. 5, with T-Bone Burnett as co-producer. (Billboard)

Björk announced a live album spotlighting her Vulnicura tour. Vulnicura Live will be released as a double CD on Nov. 13, with picture vinyl to follow on Dec. 4. (Rolling Stone)

A new walking and cycling path in London features three statues of “local heroes”: fallen British soldier Ian Fisher, a figure representing women who participated in a 1968 machinists’ strike, and socially conscious singer-songwriter Billy Bragg. (Sustrans)

Sorry, Internet: despite a report on Page Six, it seems highly unlikely that Jenny Lewis and Bill Murray are actually hooking up. (Billboard)

Nightlife’s about to get slightly tamer in the famously wild Ibiza: as of next summer, all clubs will have to close at 5:30 a.m. (Billboard)