Knowledge Identifier: +Adele
Born in 1988.
Countries: United Kingdom (41%), United States (33%), (10%)
Linked to: VH1, Broadcast Music, Inc., Labour Party, Recording Industry Association of America
Adele was offered a recording contract from XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006
Adele supported Will Young at the 2007 MENCAP Little Noise Sessions, a charity concert at London's Union Chapel
Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize award for "19"
Make You Feel My Love - In 2008, English recording artist Adele recorded "'"Make You Feel My Love"' for her debut studio album "19"
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
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) - 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
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"
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
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
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
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
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
In 2013, Adele won the Academy award for Best Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall"
Adele (singer) - In April 2013, it was reported Adele had a £30 million fortune, £10 million of it made in the previous 12 months
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) - 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
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"
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
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"
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
Adele (singer) - "The Adele Story", a television documentary about her rise to fame, was broadcast on 29 December 2016 on Channel 5
In 2017, she described Beyoncé as a particular inspiration, calling her album "Lemonade" "so monumental"
Danger Mouse (musician) - He won a Grammy in 2017 for his work as a producer on the Album of the Year, 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 was ordained in order to officiate at close friend comedian Alan Carr's wedding to Paul Drayton in January 2018
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