Adele And Britney Spears: A Timeline Of Their BFF-dom

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It all started with a quick off-the-cuff remark in an interview: 'I’d like to see Britney in Vegas.'

With that sentence, Adele unleashed a juggernaut-sized union between two of the absolute monarchs of pop music. During her ' first interview in forever ' with i-D magazine in late October, Adele casually mentioned she'd like to catch Britney Spears ' Las Vegas residency show -- as, you know, Britney is a huge influence on her. Britney was into the idea .

In fact, ever since Adele popped back up this fall in advance of her album 25 , the two icons have indirectly exchanged praise back and forth a few times. And we've gotten to see it all unfold. ???

  • Round One: Adele wants Britney tickets.

    Adele told i-D magazine that she'd love to see Britney in Vegas after the interviewer simply asked, 'What's next?'

  • Round Two: Britney offers said tickets .

    'I’ll trade you 2 tickets to my show for 2 tickets to YOURS!' Brit said, initiating a tradeoff that's only fair.

  • Round Three: Adele hangs with Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone. Josiah Kamau/Getty Images

    But why wasn't Britney invited ? Probably because of that whole Vegas residency thing, actually.

  • Round Four: Adele breaks Britney's (and everyone else's) sales record . Giphy

    Her third album, 25 , shattered every first-week sales record in recorded history, including those for Britney's ...Baby One More Time and Oops!... I Did It Again .

  • Round Five: Britney celebrates Adele's success with a stunning spin move .

    'I could dance to this song a MILLION times... love you @adele!' she wrote in the caption.

  • Round Six: Hypothetical playdate with the kids.

    Can we make this happen? I mean, really. When's the last time you heard of the kids of pop royalty playing together? Yeah, I know Britney's kids, Sean and Jayden, are almost 10 and Adele's son, Angelo, is still a toddler -- but it doesn't matter. Let the moms have a night out for once, gosh!

  • Round Seven: Hypothetical team-up collab/global tour. Getty Images

    One can dream.