Lewis aiming for Adele duet

Lewis aiming for Adele duet

Leona Lewis wants to get back to the top of the US charts by duetting with Adele.

The British singer – who got to number one in the US singles chart with 'Bleeding Love' four years ago – wants to raise her profile stateside by collaborating with the 'Someone Like You' hitmaker.

She told Metro newspaper: "They’ve invited me to perform on US 'X Factor', so that will be exciting.

"What came into my head was a duet with Adele. I think she is incredible. I met her a little while ago. We did 'VH1 Divas' together and I just think she’s awesome. She’s done so well and her music speaks for itself. That’s what it is – just talent."

The 26-year-old beauty has been working on her next album which she says promises a "different sound".

She said: "I’ve been working in Europe and the US with new producers. It’s fresh and it’s all coming together with a different sound."

Meanwhile, Adele has turned down a reported £500,000 (€573,000) to appear at three summer shows in London so she can instead hang out with her friends, as she doesn't want her whole life to be spent working.

The told Q magazine: "I've been doing this since I was 18 and if I do it how I could do it, if I worked my a**e off for ten years, I'd miss my whole twenties.

"I think that's where my insecurities have been coming in. What if I come out the other end and I dunno who I am? It'd be horrible.

"You've got to build up relationships. I'm at a point where I'm making my friends for life. I don't wanna forget how to be normal."

The 'Rolling in the Deep' singer added she is not "money-driven", and would be just as happy without a big bank balance.

She added: "I like things now I've got it but I'd still be alive and healthy and a good person if I didn't have money."

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