"hello, it's me..."
adele laurie blue adkins is an english singer-songwriter. graduating from the brit School for performing arts and technology in 2006, adele was given a recording contract by xl Recordings after a friend posted her demo on myspace the same year. in 2007, she received the brit awards "critics' choice" award and won the bbc sound of 2008 poll. her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. it is certified seven times platinum in the uk, and three times platinum in the us.es with their unique brand of kwela-indie-punk for just on ten years.
"when adele sings you can hear that it’s coming from an unfiltered honesty and purity. she creates songs that go deep and expose pain and vulnerability with her soulful voice. she takes you places other artists don’t go to anymore—the way they did in the ‘70s.” ~ beyoncé"
adele released her second studio album, 21, in 2011. the album surpassed the success of her debut, earning the singer numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six grammy awards. 21 has been certified 16 times platinum in the uk, and is the fourth best-selling album in the uk of all time. in the us it has held the top position longer than any album since 1985, and is certified diamond.
on 27 november 2015, adele’s 3rd studio album “25” debuted at number one on the uk albums chart and became the fastest selling album in uk chart history with over 800,000 copies sold in its first week. the album debuted at number one in the US where it sold a record-breaking 3.38 million copies in its first week, the largest single sales week for an album since nielsen began monitoring sales in 1991.
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