Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, or as she simply calls herself Adele, is best known as a singer, composer, and performer of jazz and blues. The first album of the singer came in 2008 and it was the best in the UK charts, but her second album also captured the hearts of the audience and led the country music charts. It received Grammy. Adele has a large number of music awards and is listed in the Guinness Book of Records for her extraordinary musical achievements.
Inflaming the star
Adele Adkins was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham – one of the areas of North London, which is notorious for frequent riots and organized crime. Since childhood, the closest people in the life of the singer were her mother and grandfather. They cherished the desire to sing in Adele. She learned music from the best teachers in Britain.
In 2006, the singer records a few demo versions of her songs as homework. The compositions were so successful that, without consulting her, friends of Adele decided to put them on the page of MySpace. The prominent British producer of the record company XL Recordings noticed new songs.
The singer's first single "Hometown Glory"(2007) appeared in a very limited edition. But a year later, it was re-released, and the song itself won a nomination for Grammy Award. The first hit was the song "Chasing Pavements", which has reached the second line of the national charts in Britain only few weeks after the official release.
Her first music award Adele received before the release of her first album. It was the Brit AwardsCritics' Choice Award. However, this success soon faded before the number of various awards, which fell to the singer after the coming of her first album "19". It brought Adele worldwide fame and she became a real discovery for the whole music community in Britain. A week after its appearance, the album topped the British national chart. For a month, the disk scattered 500000th edition, earning the status of "platinum". In total, more than 7 million copies were sold. Three years later, she kicked off her second album "21", then followed "25" album.
The young singer was awarded for her creativity with more than 100 awards. The most honorable of them, of course, is the Order of the British Empire. We can’t but mention "Oscar" and "Golden Globe" awards for her song, the soundtrack to the James Bond film "007: Coordinates "Skyfall"".