Adele Laurie Blue Adkins or better known as Adele is a Tottenham-born singer and songwriter, London, UK, May 5, 1988. She is the only child of the couple Penny Adkins and Mark Evans. But the father has left since Adele was 2 years old. He also had admitted that he could not forgive his father’s attitude.
Music has become Adele’s love since the age of 4 years. He often performs at shows performed by his mother with songs from the Spice Girls. Adele first wrote her own song, “Hometown Glory”, at the age of 16.
Adele’s love for music continued to college. After graduating from The BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology in May 2006, Adele often uploaded her songs on the site PlatformsMagazine.com and MySpace. He who became famous in online media climbed a new chapter in his music career when the song caught the attention of XL Recordings.
Adele began her professional career by contributing to Jack Penate’s song “My Yvonne” after joining September Management and XL Recordings in 2006. She later released her first single, “Hometown Glory”, October 22, 2007.
A year later, Adele successfully released the debut album “19”. Its flagship song, “Chasing Pavements”, which was released on January 28, 2008, won the top of the charts on the UK and the Billboard Hot 100.
Adele’s powerful vocals brought her first album to be nominated and won an award. “19” was listed as the nominee for the Mercury Prize 2008. The album containing 12 songs also bought 2 2009 Grammy Awards for the category of Best Female Pop Vocal and Best New Artist.
Adele returned to attend through the second album, “21”, in 2011. This album Adele recognized inspired by his love story. On the album, Adele tried to carry the country music genre blues blends.
The song “Someone Like You” from the album “21” successfully featured Adele brilliantly at the 2011 BRIT Awards event. Her performance managed to boost sales of albums “19” and “21”. Not only that, “Someone Like You” and “Rolling in the Deep” which were also included in the “21” managed to reach positions in the top 5 of the UK charts. This achievement was a great achievement equaling the Beatles record in 1964.
Adele’s achievements on the second album did not stop there. “21” successfully defeated Amy Winehouse’s record “Back to Black” (2006) album as the best-selling album in the 21st century with 3.4 million copies sold in the UK alone. Adele was also the only singer who managed to bring her three singles, “Chasing Pavements”, “Someone Like You” and “Set Fire to the Rain”, occupying the first position on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
In addition, Adele is the second singer after Beyonce Knowles who took home 6 Grammy Awards at once. Six categories at the 2012 Grammy Awards won, among others, Record of the Year, Best Album, Best Song, Best Solo Appearance, Best Pop Album, and Best Short Music Videos.
The singer, who was named as one of the 100 influential people in the world, TIME magazine made a remarkable achievement, October 2011. He was listed as the only singer who received a Diamond Certification award from the RIAA (American Recording Industry Association) since the last decade.
Unfortunately, Adele had to vacuum for a moment after experiencing vocal bleeding in 2011. As a result, Adele had to undergo microsurgical surgery in Boston and was forced to cancel 6 concerts in England and 10 appearances in America.
Fortunately, it didn’t take long for Adele to make a comeback. He was entrusted to work on and sing the single James Bond movie soundtrack, “Skyfall”, the same title, which was released in 2012. The song that was performed with orchestral music successfully debuted in the 8th position on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The single also won the Golden trophy Globe Award (2013) and Academy Award (2013) in the category of Best Original Song. In the same year, Adele won the Grammy Awards trophy for the Best Solo Pop Performance category for the song “Set Fire to the Rain”.