Adele

INFORMATION

Artist Birtday : 05/05/1988 (Age 32)
Born In : London, England
Occupation(s) : Singer - Song-writer
Genres : Pop ,R&B
Web Site : adele.com

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins MBE ( born 5 May 1988) is
an English singer-songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT
School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL
Recordings. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards Critics’ Choice
Award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll. Her debut album,
19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. It is
certified eight times platinum in the UK, and three times
platinum in the US. The album contains her first song,
“Hometown Glory”, written when she was 16, which is based on
her home suburb of West Norwood in London. An appearance she
made on Saturday Night Live in late 2008 boosted her career in
the US. At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele received the
awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal
Performance.
Adele released her second studio album, 21, in 2011. The album
was critically well received and surpassed the success of her
debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit
Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American
Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album. The album
has been certified 17 times platinum in the UK, and is overall the
fourth best-selling album in the nation. In the US, it has held the
top position longer than any album since 1985, and is certified
diamond. The best-selling album worldwide of 2011 and 2012, 21
has sold over 31 million copies. The success of 21 earned Adele
numerous mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records. She
was the first female artist to simultaneously have two albums in
the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of
the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the first woman in the history of
the Billboard Hot 100 to have three simultaneous top 10 singles
as a lead artist, with “Rolling in the Deep”, “Someone Like You”,
and “Set Fire to the Rain”, all of which also topped the chart. 21 is
the longest-running number-one album by a female solo artist in
the history of the UK and US Album Charts.
In 2012, Adele released “Skyfall”, which she co-wrote and
recorded for the James Bond film of the same name. The song
won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and a Golden Globe
for Best Original Song, as well as the Brit Award for British Single
of the Year. After taking a three-year break, Adele released her
third studio album, 25, in 2015. It became the year’s best-selling e.com)
album and broke first-week sales records in the UK and US. 25
was her second album to be certified diamond in the US and earned her five Grammy Awards,
including Album of the Year, and four Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year. The lead
single, “Hello”, became the first song in the US to sell over one million digital copies within a week of
its release. Her third concert tour, Adele Live 2016, visited Europe, North America, and Oceania, and
concluded with finale concerts at Wembley Stadium in late June 2017.[5] In 2011, 2012, and 2016, Adele was named Artist of the Year by Billboard. At the 2012 and 2016 Ivor
Novello Awards, Adele was named Songwriter of the Year by the British Academy of Songwriters,
Composers, and Authors. In 2012, she was listed at number five on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women in
Music. Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world in 2012 and 2016.
Her 2016–2017 tour, saw her break attendance records in several countries, including the UK, Australia, and the US. With sales of more than 120 million records, Adele is one of the world’s bestselling music artists.

 

 

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