Adele

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Adele

English singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist add

Category: Music

Born in 1988.

Countries: United Kingdom (41%), United States (33%), (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Adele (singer), Rolling in the Deep, James Bond

Linked to: VH1, Broadcast Music, Inc., Labour Party, Recording Industry Association of America

 

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Adele was born in 1988 add something


1991

Following that success, "21" achieved the biggest weekly sales increase following a Grammy win since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991 add something


2000

Soul music - The popularity of British soul artists in the U.S., most notably Amy Winehouse, Adele, Estelle, Duffy, Joss Stone, and Leona Lewis led to talk of a third British Invasion or soul invasion in the 2000s and 2010s


2006

Adele was offered a recording contract from XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006 add something

 

Nick Huggett at XL recommended Adkins to manager Jonathan Dickins at September Management and in June 2006 Dickins became her official representative add something

 

Huggett signed Adele to XL in September 2006 add something

 

Adele (singer) - Adele was offered a recording contract from XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006

 

Adele (singer) - Huggett signed Adele to XL in September 2006


2007

Adele supported Will Young at the 2007 MENCAP Little Noise Sessions, a charity concert at London's Union Chapel add something

 

Adele (singer) - Adele supported Will Young at the 2007 MENCAP Little Noise Sessions, a charity concert at London's Union Chapel

 

Duffy (singer) - Under the sub-title, "The New Amys", Adam Thompson wrote in "The Times" on 30 December 2007 that "Duffy, Gabriella Cilmi and Adele lead the charge to be the next Winehouse


 

Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize award for "19" add something

 

Her debut album, "19", was released in 2008 to much commercial and critical success add something

 

In 2008 she was the headliner and performed an acoustic set and was supported by Damien Rice add something

 

She became the first recipient of the BRIT awards "Critics' Choice" and was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2008 in an annual BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2008 add something

 

She later cancelled the 2008 US tour dates to be with a former boyfriend add something

 

The next year she received the Brit awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 add something

 

She released her second single "Chasing Pavements" on 14 January 2008, two weeks ahead of her debut album, "19" add something

 

The An Evening with Adele world tour began in May 2008 and ended in June 2009 add something

 

By the middle of October 2008, it appeared that Adele's attempt to break into America had failed add something

 

Then, she was the musical guest on 18 October 2008 episode of "Saturday Night Live" add something

 

In July and November 2008, Adele performed at the Keep a Child Alive Black Ball in London and New York City respectively add something

 

In November 2008 Adele moved to Notting Hill after leaving her mother's house, a move that prompted her to give up drinking add something

 

Adele (singer) - Adele bought a flat in Notting Hill, London in 2008

 

Adele (singer) - Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize *award for "19"

 

Rolling in the Deep - As a result, Adele became the first British singer to have topped both the "Billboard" Hot 100 and "Billboard" 200 charts in the same week since Leona Lewis did the same back in 2008

 

Make You Feel My Love - In 2008, English recording artist Adele recorded "'"Make You Feel My Love"' for her debut studio album "19"

 

Hometown Glory - The song was later released in 2008 as Adele's debut single for the U.S. market

 

Adele (singer) - In March 2008, Adele signed a deal with Columbia Records and XL Recordings for her foray into the US. She embarked on a short North American tour in the same month

 

Adele (singer) - The An Evening with Adele world tour began in May 2008 and ended in June 2009

 

Hometown Glory - As of July 2008, the song has become Adele's third consecutive UK Top 20 hit single

 

Make You Feel My Love - In addition, Adele's video of the song, directed by Mat Kirby, was released on music channels in late September 2008 and continues to be featured on her website

 

Adele (singer) - By the middle of October 2008, it appeared that Adele's attempt to break into America had failed

 

Adele (singer) - In November 2008 Adele moved to Notting Hill after leaving her mother's house, a move that prompted her to give up drinking

 

Bleeding Love - On 3 December 2008, the song was nominated for Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 51st Annual Grammy *awards, but lost to Alison Krauss and Robert Plant's "Please Read the Letter" and Adele's "Chasing Pavements", respectively


 

At the 51st Grammy awards in 2009, Adele won awards in the categories of Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance add something

 

By the beginning of 2009, listeners and critics started to describe Adele as unique add something

 

In February 2009, Adele performed at the 2009 MusiCares charity concert in Los Angeles add something

 

The album was certified as gold in February 2009 by the Recording Industry Association of America add something

 

She said in "Nylon" magazine in June 2009, "I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy add something

 

By July 2009, the album had sold 2,2 million copies worldwide add something

 

On 17 September 2009, Adele performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, for the VH1 "Divas" event, a concert to raise money for the Save The Music Foundation charity add something

 

Adele (singer) - At the 2009 Grammy *awards, Adele received the *awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

 

Adele (singer) - At the 51st Grammy *awards in 2009, Adele won *awards in the categories of Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

 

Adele (singer) - By the beginning of 2009, listeners and critics started to describe Adele as unique

 

Adele (singer) - On 17 September 2009, Adele performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, for the VH1 "Divas" event, a concert to raise money for the Save The Music Foundation charity


2010

During the 2010 "CMT Artists of the Year" special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker add something

 

In 2010, Adele received a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Hometown Glory" add something

 

In April her song "My Same" entered the German Singles Chart after it had been performed by Lena Meyer-Landrut in the talent show contest "Unser Star für Oslo" , in which the German entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was determined add something

 

Adele (singer) - During the 2010 "CMT Artists of the Year" special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker

 

Adele (singer) - In 2010, Adele received a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Hometown Glory"


2011

Adele released her second album, "21", in early 2011 add something

 

At the 2011 American Music awards on 20 November, Adele won three awards; Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist, and Favorite Pop/Rock Album for "21" add something

 

In 2011 and 2012, Adele donated autographed items for auctions to support MusiCares add something

 

In 2011 and 2012, "Billboard" named Adele Artist of the Year add something

 

In 2011, Adele gave a free concert for Pride London, a registered charity which arranges LGBT events in London add something

 

Politically, Adele is a supporter of the Labour Party, despite in May 2011 having reportedly expressed views on taxation counter to those of the party add something

 

In October 2011, Adele was forced to cancel two tours because of a vocal-cord haemorrhage add something

 

A recording of her tour, "Live at the Royal Albert Hall" was released in November 2011, debuting at number one in the US with 96,000 copies sold, the highest one-week tally for a music DVD in four years, becoming the best-selling music DVD of 2011 add something

 

Adele (singer) - Adele released her second album, "21", in early 2011

 

Love the Way You Lie - He regarded "Love the Way You Lie" as an honest, "well-constructed pop song with a killer hook" and likened the "slow-burning" music to that of "Someone Like You", a 2011 single by the British singer Adele

 

Adele (singer) - In 2011, "Billboard" named Adele artist of the year

 

We Found Love - In its fifth week, the song climbed a place to number two but in its sixth week, the song returned to number-one for a fourth non-consecutive week and eventually topped the chart for six weeks, resulting in Rihanna overtaking Adele as the artist with the most cumulutive weeks at number one of 2011, with a total of seven weeks between "We Found Love" and her January release "What's My Name-"

 

Adele (singer) - In May 2011, Adele caused some minor controversy with critical statements about high taxes

 

Rolling in the Deep - A cover by metalcore band Amyst was played to Adele by Jonathan Ross on his TV show in September 2011, to a poor reception from Adele, who along with Ross dismissed it as "screamo"

 

Charlie Puth - In October 2011, Ellen DeGeneres announced that she had signed Puth and Emily Luther to her label, eleveneleven, after seeing their cover of Adele's "Someone Like You"

 

Adele (singer) - In October 2011, Adele was forced to cancel two tours because of a vocal-cord haemorrhage

 

Chasing Pavements - It was Adele's first top 40 hit on the "Billboard" Hot 100, and has sold over 1,200,000 digital copies as of October 2011


 

At the 2012 BMI awards held in London in October, Adele won Song of the Year in recognition of the song being the most played on US television and radio in 2011 add something

 

At the 2012 Ivor Novello awards in May, Adele was named Songwriter of the Year, and "Rolling in the Deep" won the award for Most Performed Work of 2011 add something

 

Following the throat microsurgery, she made her live comeback at the 2012 Grammy awards in February add something

 

The Associated Press named Adele Entertainer of the Year for 2012 add something

 

It was reported in January 2012 that Adele was dating charity entrepreneur and Old Etonian Simon Konecki add something

 

On the week ending 3 March 2012, Adele became the first solo female artist to have three singles in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, and the first female artist to have two albums in the top 5 of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously add something

 

In April 2012, American magazine "Time" named Adele one of the 100 most influential people in the world add something

 

On 3 April 2012, Adele confirmed that her third album would likely be at least two years away, stating, "I have to take time and live a little bit add something

 

On 30 April 2012, a tribute to Adele was held at New York City's Poisson Rouge called "Broadway Sings Adele", starring various Broadway actors such as Matt Doyle add something

 

In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby add something

 

In October 2012, Adele confirmed that she had been writing and recording the theme song for "Skyfall", the twenty-third James Bond film add something

 

Adele gave birth to the couple's son, Angelo, on 19 October 2012 add something

 

In December 2012, Adele was named "Billboard" Artist of the Year, and "21" was named Album of the Year, making her the first artist to receive both accolades two years in a row add something

 

Adele (singer) - At the 2012 BMI *awards held in London in October, Adele won Song of the Year in recognition of the song being the most played on US television and radio in 2011

 

Adele (singer) - At the 2012 Ivor Novello *awards in May, Adele was named Songwriter of the Year, and "Rolling in the Deep" won the *award for Most Performed Work of 2011

 

Let England Shake - In 2012, "Let England Shake" was nominated for Album of the Year at the BRIT *awards, the NME *awards, and the South Bank Sky Arts *awards though lost out to Adele's "21", The Horrors' "Skying", and Kate Bush's "50 Words For Snow" respectively

 

Break Free (Ariana Grande song) - With three singles in the top ten, she became the second lead female artist to have three top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 top ten simultaneously since Adele in 2012

 

Break Free (Ariana Grande song) - With three songs in the top 10, Ariana Grande became the second female lead artist to have three singles in the top 10 since Adele in 2012

 

Adele (singer) - It was reported in January 2012 that Adele had recently begun dating charity entrepreneur Simon Konecki

 

Set Fire to the Rain - On the issue dated 4 February 2012, "Set Fire to the Rain" peaked at number one on the "Billboard" Hot 100 and became Adele's third consecutive number one single from the album "21"

 

Adele (singer) - On the week ending 3 March 2012, Adele became the first solo female artist to have three singles in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, and the first female artist to have two albums in the top 5 of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously

 

Adele (singer) - In April 2012, American magazine "Time" named Adele one of the 100 most influential people in the world

 

Adele (singer) - On 3 April 2012, Adele confirmed that her third album would likely be at least two years away, stating, "I have to take time and live a little bit

 

Adele (singer) - "People" named her one of 2012 Most Beautiful at Every Age. On 30 April 2012, a tribute to Adele was held at New York City's Poisson Rouge called "Broadway Sings Adele", starring various Broadway actors such as Matt Doyle

 

Adele (singer) - In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby

 

Rolling in the Deep - On 12 June 2012, Celine Dion covered the song at her Vegas show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, before she performed the song, she told the crowd, "I love Adele so much

 

Adele (singer) - Adele gave birth to the couple's son on 19 October 2012

 

Adele (singer) - In December 2012, Adele was named "Billboard" Artist of the Year, and "21" was named Album of the Year, making her the first artist to receive both accolades two years in a row


 

In 2013, Adele won the Academy award for Best Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall" add something

 

In 2013, she received an Academy award as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for her song "Skyfall", written for "Skyfall", the twenty-third James Bond film add something

 

She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to music add something

 

It was reported in January 2013 Adele was working on a new record, although she herself later acknowledged that she would work on the next album when she "has something to sing about add something

 

On 13 January 2013, Adele won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "Skyfall", and on 24 February, Adele performed the song at the 85th Academy awards and won the Academy award for Best Original Song add something

 

In February 2013 she was assessed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the United Kingdom by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 add something

 

In April 2013, it was reported Adele had a £30 million fortune, £10 million of it made in the previous 12 months add something

 

In June 2013, Adele was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list add something

 

In September 2013, Wiz Khalifa confirmed that he and Adele had collaborated for his upcoming fifth studio album, "Blacc Hollywood", although the collaborations have yet to be cleared for the album add something

 

In December 2013, Adele received her thirteenth Grammy Award nomination when "Skyfall" was nominated at the 56th Annual Grammy awards for the Best Song Written for Visual Media add something

 

On 19 December 2013, Adele was made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Charles, Prince of Wales add something

 

Adele (singer) - In 2013, Adele won the Academy *award for Best Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall"

 

Make You Feel My Love - In January 2013, Heart Radio listed Adele's recording as the UK's number one song of all time in its Hall of Fame Top 500

 

Adele (singer) - On 13 January 2013, Adele won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "Skyfall", and on 24 February, Adele performed the song at the 85th Academy *awards and won the Academy *award for Best Original Song

 

Tom Odell - Odell was named the BRITs' Critics' Choice *award winner, previously won by artists including Adele and Florence and the Machine, and was interviewed alongside previous winner Emeli Sandé during the television ceremony in February 2013

 

Identity Thief - The review was referenced at the 85th Academy *awards on February 24, 2013 by the host, Seth MacFarlane, who joked that Reed would review Adele for singing "Skyfall" at the ceremony

 

Adele (singer) - In April 2013, it was reported Adele had a £30 million fortune, £10 million of it made in the previous 12 months

 

Adele (singer) - In June 2013, Adele was *awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

 

Adele (singer) - In September 2013, Wiz Khalifa confirmed that he and Adele had collaborated for his upcoming fifth studio album, "Blacc Hollywood", although the collaborations have yet to be cleared for the album

 

Wiz Khalifa - On September 3, 2013, Khalifa revealed he had recorded songs with Miley Cyrus, Adele and Juicy J for "Blacc Hollywood"

 

Pure Heroine - It thus became the first debut to reach the million mark since last October 2013 and is the first woman to have her debut album sell one million in sales since April 2011, when Adele's "19" reached the feat

 

Adele (singer) - In December 2013, Adele received her thirteenth Grammy Award nomination when "Skyfall" was nominated at the 56th Annual Grammy *awards for the Best Song Written for Visual Media

 

Adele (singer) - On 19 December 2013, Adele was made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Charles, Prince of Wales


2014

It has been confirmed by her publicist that Adele's new record would be released in 2014 add something

 

In January 2014, Adele received her tenth Grammy Award, from thirteen nominations, with "Skyfall" winning Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 56th Annual Grammy awards add something

 

On the eve of her 26th birthday in May 2014, Adele posted a cryptic message via her Twitter account which prompted media discussion about her next album add something

 

In October 2014, accounts filed with Companies House by XL Records ruled out a 2014 release add something

 

Adele (singer) - It has been confirmed by her publicist that Adele's new record will be released in 2014

 

William Orbit - Orbit told in an interview to M Magazine, that he will have 'some writing' with Adele, for her third studio album in early 2014

 

Adele (singer) - In January 2014, Adele received her tenth Grammy Award with "Skyfall" winning Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 56th Annual Grammy *awards

 

Phil Collins - On 24 January 2014, Collins announced in an interview with Inside South Florida that he is writing new compositions with English musician Adele

 

Adele (singer) - On the eve of her 26th birthday in May 2014, Adele posted a cryptic message via her Twitter account which prompted media discussion about her next album

 

Wiz Khalifa - In an interview with Rap-Up on May 22, 2014, Wiz announced that his song with Adele was "just an idea", and that it hadn't been recorded and subsequently wouldn't be on the final cut for "Blacc Hollywood"

 

Aretha Franklin - On September 29, 2014, Aretha performed to a standing ovation with Cissy Houston as backup a compilation of Adele's - "Rolling in the Deep' and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" on the David Letterman show

 

Aretha Franklin - In October 2014 Franklin became the first woman to have 100 songs on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with the success of her cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep", which debuted at number 47 on the chart


2015

In 2015, Pharrell Williams praised Adele's songwriting skills during an interview at the Cannes Lions festival, stating: "I just think she is a masterful writer, if you listen to her album, it lives and breathes add something

 

On 27 August 2015, "Billboard" reported that Adele's label XL is planning her third studio for a release in November add something

 

At the 72nd Venice International Film Festival in early September 2015, Sia announced that her new single "Alive" was co-written by Adele and had originally been intended for Adele's third album add something

 

Adele's third studio album, "25", was released in November 2015 add something

 

On 7 November 2015, her sales were estimated at 40 million albums and 50 million singles, making her one of the world's best-selling artists add something

 

After taking a three-year hiatus, Adele released her third studio album, "25", on 20 November 2015 add something

 

Adele (singer) - In 2015, Pharrell Williams praised Adele's songwriting ability during an interview at the Cannes Lions festival, stating: "I just think she is a masterful writer, if you listen to her album, it lives and breathes

 

Songkick - In 2015, the company teamed up with Adele to implement an anti-tout strategy for her upcoming tour

 

JC Chasez - They held this record until 2015, when Adele surpassed the single-week sales record with her third album "25"

 

Adele (singer) - On 27 August 2015, "Billboard" reported that Adele's label XL is planning her third studio for a release in November

 

Adele (singer) - At the 72nd Venice International Film Festival in early September 2015, Sia announced that her new single "Alive" was co-written by Adele and had originally been intended for Adele's third album

 

Sia Furler - At the 72nd Venice International Film Festival in early September 2015, Sia announced that her new single "Alive" was co-written by Adele and had originally been intended for Adele's third album

 

Writing's on the Wall (Sam Smith song) - In the United Kingdom, "Writing's on the Wall" became the first James Bond theme to reach number one, on the issue dated 8 October 2015; The previous highest-charting Bond themes were Adele's "Skyfall" and Duran Duran's "A View to a Kill", which both reached number two

 

Max Martin - In November 2015, Adele's album "25" released, including the song "Send My Love " which was both co-written and co-produced by Martin

 

Adele (singer) - After taking a three-year hiatus, Adele released her third studio album, "25", on 20 November 2015

 

Billboard 200 - As of the issue dated December 12, 2015, the number-one album on the "Billboard" 200 is "25" by Adele


2016

Beginning in Europe, Adele Live 2016 includes four dates at the Manchester Arena in March, eight dates at the O2 Arena, London in March and April, with further dates in Ireland, Spain, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands among others add something

 

On 15 January 2016, her sales were estimated at more than 100 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists add something

 

In April 2016, Adele appeared for the second time on the "Time" 100 list of most influential people add something

 

"The Adele Story", a television documentary about her rise to fame, was broadcast on 29 December 2016 on Channel 5 add something

 

Adele (singer) - Beginning in Europe, Adele Live 2016 includes four dates at the Manchester Arena in March, eight dates at the O2 Arena, London in March and April, with further dates in Ireland, Spain, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands among others

 

Make You Feel My Love - At a concert at London's O2 Arena on March 22, 2016, the day of the Brussels bombings, Adele dedicated a performance of the song to the victims of the attacks

 

Adele (singer) - In April 2016, Adele appeared for the second time on the "Time" 100 list of most influential people

 

Adele (singer) - "The Adele Story", a television documentary about her rise to fame, was broadcast on 29 December 2016 on Channel 5


2017

In 2017, she described Beyoncé as a particular inspiration, calling her album "Lemonade" "so monumental" add something

 

In early 2017, tabloids started speculating that Adele and Konecki had secretly got married when they were spotted wearing matching bands on their ring fingers add something

 

As part of her world tour, in February and March 2017, Adele will perform in Australia for the first time, playing outdoor stadiums around the country add something

 

Adele will complete her world tour with four concerts, dubbed "The Finale", at Wembley Stadium, London on 28, 29 June and 1, 2 July 2017 add something

 

Danger Mouse (musician) - He won a Grammy in 2017 for his work as a producer on the Album of the Year, Adele's "25"

 

Danger Mouse (musician) - He won in 2017 for his work as a producer on Adele's "25"

 

Adele (singer) - In early 2017, tabloids started speculating that Adele and Konecki had secretly got married when they were spotted wearing matching rings on their ring fingers

 

Adele (singer) - As part of her world tour, in February and March 2017, Adele will perform in Australia for the first time, playing outdoor stadiums around the country


2018

Adele was ordained in order to officiate at close friend comedian Alan Carr's wedding to Paul Drayton in January 2018 add something

 

In April 2018 it was widely reported that Adele had become an ordained minister in order to officiate at close friend comedian Alan Carr's wedding to Paul Drayton, something which Adele herself subsequently confirmed add something

 

On June 25, 2018, it had been reported that Adele is working on her fourth studio album, which is slated for a December 2019 release add something

 

Back to Black - The BPI certified the album 13-times Platinum on 30 March 2018, and by July 2017 it had sold 3,78 million copies, making it the UK's second best-selling album of the 21st century behind Adele's "21", as well as the 13th best-selling album in the UK of all time

 

Adele (singer) - In April 2018 it was widely reported that Adele had become an ordained minister in order to officiate at close friend comedian Alan Carr's wedding to Paul Drayton, something which Adele herself subsequently confirmed

 

Adele (singer) - On June 25, 2018, it had been reported that Adele is working on her fourth studio album, which is slated for a December 2019 release