Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born in 5th May 1988. She is better known as Adele. Adele was born at Tottenham, In North London. Adele is an English singer and songwriter. Adele got her first offer after her friend post her recording demo on Myspace. XL record offered her to record with them. Her first album was 19 and released in 2008. This album was commercially successful. 19 was four times Platinum in the UK. In 2009 Adele received her first Grammy Award for Best New Artist and also received Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
After successful first album Adele released her second album 21. 21 was released in early 2011. This album was well received by critic and by the audience. This album is to break the first record of hers and it did surpass the success of the first album. 21 has been certified 14 times platinum in UK and in USA it did a great business. 21 held the top position for the highest time since 1993. This is the album what took Adele in the Guinness Book Of World Record. She is the opening artist who sold over 3 million copies of an album in a single year in the UK. Adele is the one artist after Beatles to have two top five hits in both USA and Britain. “Rolling In The Deep” and “Some One Like You” are the first two singles then she released her third single “Set Fire To The Rain”. “Set Fire To The Rain” was become the third single of hers to take the top position in the Billboard. 21 is the highest running album by any female solo artist in the UK. Adele was the artist of the year according to Billboard In the year 2011.
19 album was named after her age at that time. 19 entered the UK chart at Number one. The Time was the first single of the album; she released her second single on 14th January 2008. After two weeks of the release of the album the song reached the No; 2 Position on the UK top chart. This album brought her some awards like, Urban Music Award-“Best Jazz Act”. In March 2008, Adele signed her deal with Columbia Record and XL recording for foray in the US. 19 topped the iTunes charts and became NO: 5 at the Amazon.com. This album reached the 11th spot in that year. This album was certified as gold by February 2009. At the midway of 2009 the album had sold 2.2 million copies worldwide.
Adele becomes an Icon by now. She is busy with the promotion of her album 21. She will come back live in the Grammy Award.