It was a glorious television moment...

Adele's turn as Saturday Night Live host went down a storm.

The singer took charge for one episode only, her first major appearance in some time.

With speculation mounting about a potential new album - and that romance with Skepta - expectation was at fever pitch when the credits rolled.

Here's five things we learned from Adele's spot on Saturday Night Live...

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"The album isn't finished yet..."

And with those words Adele shattered hopes that the show would be a launching pad for new material. The wait for the follow up to her phenomenally successful album '25' goes on,

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Adele is one of the most naturally funny stars around...

Seriously, Adele is really funny. She has a natural gift for communication, and can do both physical humour - those facial expressions - alongside scripted gags, while her timing remains impeccable.

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Literally everyone was watching Saturday Night Live...

And by that, we mean everyone.

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Those hits still bang.

Adele switched up snippets of some of her biggest singles - think 'Rolling In The Deep', 'When We Were Young' - during one segment, and the explosive reaction shows how those songs still connect.

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She loves amazing.

While the debate around Adele's body - and the treatment of it by (social) media - continues, it's fair to say that Adele looks incredible. She was absolutely glowing on screen, the epitome of confidence, someone utterly at ease with herself.

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So that's five key takeaway, her's one question: can she do this every week?

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