Singer-songwriter Adele Full Name: Adele [Adele Laurie Blue Adkins]
Nationality: English

Profession: Singer-songwriter
Why Famous: The first female in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three singles in the top 10 at the same time as a lead artist.

Also the first artist to sell more than 3 million copies of an album in a year in the UK.

Popular songs by Adele include Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You and Skyfall.

Born: May 5, 1988 (28 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tottenham, Greater London, England

Historical Events in the Life of Adele

  • 2009-02-08 51st Grammy Awards: Please Read The Letter, Adele wins
  • 2011-11-20 38th American Music Awards: Adele, Bruno Mars & Taylor Swift win
  • 2012-05-20 20th Billboard Music Awards: Adele, 21 win
  • 2015-10-23 Adele releases her single "Hello" - becomes 1st song with more than a million downloads in 1st week (1.1m)