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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
Tottenham, London, England
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Adele Fast Facts:
Her parents split when she was 3 years old.
Her influences include the Spice Girls, Destiny's Child, Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald.
Leona Lewis was one of her classmates at a British performing-arts school.
Was signed by the independent label XL Recordings after some of her music was posted online.
Her first album,
debuted at No.1 on the British charts.
Made her U.S. TV debut on
The Today Show
Significantly raised her profile in the U.S. when she performed on
Saturday Night Live
the same night that approximately 17 million viewers tuned in to see Sarah Palin meet her impersonator, Tina Fey, on the show.
and song "Rolling in the Deep" were the top-selling album and song in the U.S. in 2011.
In February 2012, she became the first female artist to have three singles in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time.
Awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2013.
Cameron - Half Brother
Simon Konecki - Fiancé
Mark Evans - Father
Angelo James Konecki - Son
Penny Adkins - Mother
2011 Grammy: Record of the Year - Winner
2011 Grammy: Song of the Year - Winner
2011 CMT Music Awards: CMT Performance of the Year - Nominee
2011 Grammy: Best Pop Solo Performance - Winner
2011 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
2013 Grammy: Best Song Written for Visual Media - Winner
2012 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Winner
2012 Grammy: Best Pop Solo Performance - Winner
2011 Grammy: Best Pop Vocal Album - Winner
2011 Grammy: Best Short Form Music Video - Winner
2008 Grammy: Best New Artist - Winner
2013 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Winner
2008 Grammy: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
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