Who is the famous singer Adele, who has a wide audience around the world with her voice and impressive performance and is currently on the agenda with the claims that she will take a 5 year break from music? Where and when was Adele born, what are her studies in her music career? Details are in our news…
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on May 5, 1988 in Enfield, North London, England. She is a British soul-jazz artist who broke out with her 2 Grammy (Breakthrough Singer and Best Female Vocal) awards at the age of 21.
The musician, who met the music of Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald at a young age; She graduated from BRIT School, the servant of celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Katie Melua, Leona Lewis and Kate Nash on the alumni list. After graduating from school, he presented 2 songs on the internet to the audience and then started performing in small clubs in England. He has toured on a small scale with Jamie T, Raul Midon, Devendra Banhart, Amos Lee, and Keren Ann.
The artist's first recording, "Hometown Glory", was released on October 22, 2007. Thanks to the Myspace page he opened in 2004, he had already gained a certain fan base and attracted the attention of record companies.
He is known for his album 19 and the single "Chasing Pavements", which he released at the beginning of 2008, and was number 1 in the UK Album Chart and this album managed to sell 500,000 copies in total.
Adele's album '21', released in January 2011, broke the record of Michael Jackson's 'Bad' album by staying on Billboard magazine's Top 5 list for 39 weeks. Adele's '21' album, which broke a record in Billboard magazine's 55-year Top 5 history, rose from the 5th to the 3rd place in the 39th week it was on the list.
Jackson's album 'Bad', released in August 1987, topped Billboard's Top 5 chart on September 27, 1987 and remained on the chart for 38 weeks.
Adele described her music as "heartbroken soul music" and said that there was a sadness in her songs.
Although she released her first album from the independent label XL Recordings, her songs especially "Chasing Pavements" and "Cold Shoulder" achieved success in many other countries of Europe and helped Adele make her voice heard in the music scene. Amy Winehouse, who made the music of "Soul-Jazz" popular again with her album "Back To Black" released in 2006, and Duffy, one of the important singers of Wales, are also similar in style, Adele has declared that she is not bothered by this comparison and that it makes her proud.