Adele

Rachael Merolla

Biography

Adele is a singer, a Grammy award-winning artist. Her throwback, soulful sound has made her and her music an international success.Adele is one of the top-selling artist due to her moving lyrics, outspoken personality, and incredible voice.
Big image

Training/ Education

After outperforming her school choir, Adele moved to BRIT School for performing Arts. She graduated on May 6 2006. After graduating, she joined the alumni. This is when she was first noticed by a major record label company.

Albums released? Major shows?

Her first album was 19 named after her age.It was released in February 2008.She started a tour in North America in 2008. Her second album, 21, was released on February 22, 2011.Her most recent album is 25. It was released on November 20,2015

Who influenced her career? Who does she continue to look up to?

The spice girls heavily influenced her career. Adele stated at a interview, "It all comes from the Spice Girls and Gabrielle." One time her mother helped her make an eyepatch to impersonate Gabrielle.
Big image

Awards

Adele was nominated for the Mercury Prize for her album in 2008 as well as a Q Awards nomination for Best Breakthrough Act. She won an Urban Music award for Best Jazz Act. In February 2009, her debut album went platinum in the US having sold 2.2 million copies. She also won Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Female Vocal Performance in 2009 and was nominated for three Brit awards. She also won six Grammy as well as five Brits. 21 went back to number one in February 2012 and has become the fifth best-selling album of all time in the UK.

Interesting facts

  • Adele's full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
  • She started singing at the age of 4
  • She has a son named Angelo he is know 3
  • All of her albums are named after her age (when she made the albums)
  • She is now 27

Quote

"No matter what you look like, I think the key is to be happy with yourself."