Adele

By: Stephanie B

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Biography

Adele was born in London, England on May 5, 1988. As a young child Adele always had a love for music. Nowadays she is especially famous for her singing and songwriting. Adele became popular after the release of her first two albums, 19 and 21. She won many awards and sold millions of albums all over the world. She shied away from the music world after having a baby. She reentered in 2015 when one of her more recent songs, Hello topped the charts. Adele is a very popular artist in this day and age and everybody can't wait to see what she comes up with next!

Education

Adele attended BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

Awards

Adele has won many Grammys and other awards including, Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Music Video, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and more!

Major Albums Released

Adele's main albums that she relased are 19, 21, and 25.

Who Influenced Her Career?

She liked the styles of Ella Fitzgerald and Etta James, enjoyed the work of Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, and Destiny's Child. Adele was mostly influenced by the Spice Girls.

When and How did she get started in the Performing Arts Field?

When Adele was young she loved playing the guitar and clarinet, as well as singing. When she turned fourteen she auditioned for the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, she got in. From there her career would only go up.

Interesting Facts

1. Adele holds three Guinness World Records.

2. She has a son who is around three years old.

3. Her birth/full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins.

4. She has a dog named Louie who is a wiener dog.

5. When she get's nervous, Sasha Carter becomes her alter ego.

Quote

"I don't make music for eyes. I make music for ears."-Adele
Jimmy Fallon, Adele & The Roots Sing "Hello" (w/Classroom Instruments)