Better known merely as Adele. is an English vocalist. songster and instrumentalist. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born in Tottenham. north London. England. to Penny Adkins. an English adolescent. and Mark Evans. a Welshman. on 5 May 1988. Evans walked out on Adele when she was two. go forthing her 20-year-old female parent to raise her single-handedly. for which Adele has still non forgiven him. She began singing at age four and asserts that she became haunted with voices.

Adele has cited the Spice Girls as a major influence in respect to her love and passion for music. saying that “they made me what I am today. ” At the age of nine. Adele and her female parent. a furniture-maker and grownup acquisition activities organiser. relocated to Brighton. She remains an fervent fan of her hometown Premier League football nine Tottenham Hotspur. At 11. she and her female parent moved to Brixton. and so to neighboring territory West Norwood. in south London.

West Norwood is the topic for Adele’s foremost record. “Hometown Glory” . written when she was 16. After traveling to south London. she became interested in R & A ; B creative persons such as Aaliyah. Destiny’s Child and Mary J. Blige. Adele says that one of the most defining minutes in her life was when she watched Pink perform at Brixton Academy. Adele graduated from the BRIT School for Performing Arts & A ; Technology in Croydon in May 2006. where she was a schoolmate of Leona Lewis and Jessie J. Adele credits the school with fostering her endowment even though at the clip she was more interested in traveling into A & A ; R and hoped to establish other people’s callings.

Her introduction album. 19. was released in 2008 to much commercial and critical success. Adele released her 2nd album. 21. in early 2011. The album was good received critically and surpassed the success of her introduction. gaining the vocalist six Grammy Awards in 2012 including Album of the Year. bing the record for most Grammy Awards won by a female creative person in one dark.

The success of 21 earned Adele legion references in the Guinness World Records. She is the first creative person to sell more than 3 million transcripts of an album in a twelvemonth in the UK. With her two albums and the first two singles from 21. “Rolling in the Deep” and “Someone Like You” . Adele became the first life creative person to accomplish the effort of holding two top-five hits in both the UK Official Singles Chart and the Official Albums Chart at the same time since The Beatles in 1964.