"Hello" has celebrities reaching for tissues – and their phones

By Nick Maslow
October 23, 2015 05:30 PM

“Hello,” indeed!

After Adele debuted her first single in three years during a revealing interview on Friday, the English singer-songwriter’s fans gave her a warm welcome back via social media.

Celebrities including Katy Perry, Sam Smith and Kelly Clarkson are among the Adele loyalists who showered the 27-year-old Grammy Award winner with praise for "Hello.".

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Perhaps no one had a more emotional reaction than Kate Hudson, though – the actress posted an Instagram showing her crying while wearing headphones.

“When @adele puts out a new single… She’s done it again! #Hello #25 #SheHadMeAtHello,” wrote Hudson, giving a shout out to the singer’s forthcoming album, 25.

If Adele’s heartbreaking tune has you overwhelmed with emotions, keep reading to see the stars reacting to the instant hit.