Adele
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1988-05-05
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Adele

Adele Biography (Wikipedia)

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins MBE (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer and songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. 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 seven 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. 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...

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Adele Performances & Interviews


Adele Tracks

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Hello
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Hello
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Rolling In The Deep
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Rolling In The Deep
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Set Fire To The Rain
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Set Fire To The Rain
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Someone Like You
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Someone Like You
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Water Under The Bridge
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Water Under The Bridge
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Hometown Glory
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Hometown Glory
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Chasing Pavements
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Chasing Pavements
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Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
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Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
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When We Were Young
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When We Were Young
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-25T03:19:45
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Jun
2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

22:15
Worthy Farm, Pilton
Live Lounge: Adele (Live Lounge Special)
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-01-27T03:19:45
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27
Jan
2011
Live Lounge: Adele (Live Lounge Special)

Live Lounge: Adele (Live Lounge Special)

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Live Lounge: Adele (Live Lounge Tour)
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London
2008-09-22T03:19:45
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22
Sep
2008
Live Lounge: Adele (Live Lounge Tour)

Live Lounge: Adele (Live Lounge Tour)

London
Live Lounge: Adele
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2008-01-23T03:19:45
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23
Jan
2008
Live Lounge: Adele

Live Lounge: Adele

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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