Adele

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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer-songwriter.wikipedia
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BRIT School

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After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings.
Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.

XL Recordings

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After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings.
Although only releasing an average of six albums a year, XL has worked with Adele, Arca, Azealia Banks, Beck, Dizzee Rascal, Electric Six, FKA twigs, M.I.A., Gil Scott-Heron, Jungle, Giggs, Gotan Project, The Horrors, Jai Paul, King Krule, Nines, The Prodigy, Peaches, Radiohead, Sampha, SBTRKT, Sigur Rós, Tyler, the Creator, Vampire Weekend, The White Stripes, and The xx.

Hometown Glory

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The album contains her first song, "Hometown Glory", written when she was 16, which is based on her home suburb of West Norwood in London.
"Hometown Glory" is the debut single by British singer-songwriter Adele, released on 22 October 2007 in the United Kingdom.

21 (Adele album)

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Adele released her second studio album, 21, in 2011.
21 is the second studio album by English singer-songwriter Adele.

List of awards and nominations received by Adele

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The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album.
English singer-songwriter Adele has received various awards and nominations.

54th Annual Grammy Awards

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The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album.
Adele, Foo Fighters, and Bruno Mars each received six nominations.

51st Annual Grammy Awards

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At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Grammy Award for Album of the Year

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The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album.
She and Adele are the only women to win the award more than once for their own albums (winning for Fearless and 1989; and 21 and 25, respectively; Swift was also nominated for Red).

American Music Awards of 2011

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The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album.
Taylor Swift and Adele were the big winners of the night picking up three awards in total.

2012 Brit Awards

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The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album.
Leading the nominations was Ed Sheeran with four, followed by Adele and Jessie J with three, whilst Bon Iver, Aloe Blacc, Coldplay and Florence and the Machine all had two.

Grammy Award records

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The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year; and three American Music Awards, including Favorite Pop/Rock Album.
Adele is the second artist to win all four, and the first female to do so.

Set Fire to the Rain

Set Fire to the Rain (Live)
The success of 21 earned Adele numerous mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records. She was the first female artist to simultaneously have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the first woman in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three simultaneous top 10 singles as a lead artist, with "Rolling in the Deep", "Someone Like You", and "Set Fire to the Rain", all of which also topped the chart.
"Set Fire to the Rain" is a song by English singer-songwriter Adele from her second studio album 21.

Skyfall (Adele song)

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In 2012, Adele released "Skyfall", which she co-wrote and recorded for the James Bond film of the same name.
"Skyfall" is the theme song of the James Bond film of the same name, performed by English singer-songwriter Adele.

25 (Adele album)

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After taking a three-year break, Adele released her third studio album, 25, in 2015.
25 is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter Adele, released on 20 November 2015 by XL Recordings and Columbia Records.

Critics' Choice (Brit Award)

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In 2007, she received the Brit Awards Critics' Choice award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll.

Lists of fastest-selling albums

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It became the year's best-selling album and broke first-week sales records in the UK and US.
The highest sales achieved in any country in an album's debut week are 3.38 million for 25 by Adele in the United States in the week ending November 26, 2015.

59th Annual Grammy Awards

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25 was her second album to be certified diamond in the US and earned her five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, and four Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year.
Adele was the biggest winner of the night with five trophies, including Album of the Year for 25, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year for "Hello".

Hello (Adele song)

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The lead single, "Hello", became the first song in the US to sell over one million digital copies within a week of its release.
"Hello" is a song by British singer-songwriter Adele, released on 23 October 2015 by XL Recordings as the lead single from her third studio album, 25 (2015).

Skyfall

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In 2012, Adele released "Skyfall", which she co-wrote and recorded for the James Bond film of the same name.
It was directed by Sam Mendes and written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, and John Logan, and features the theme song "Skyfall", written and performed by Adele.

Adele Live 2016

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Her third concert tour, Adele Live 2016, visited Europe, North America and Oceania, and concluded with finale concerts at Wembley Stadium in late June 2017.
Adele Live 2016 (titled as Adele Live 2017 for the shows in 2017) was the third concert tour by British singer Adele in support of her third studio album, 25.

Rolling in the Deep

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The success of 21 earned Adele numerous mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records. She was the first female artist to simultaneously have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the first woman in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three simultaneous top 10 singles as a lead artist, with "Rolling in the Deep", "Someone Like You", and "Set Fire to the Rain", all of which also topped the chart.
"Rolling in the Deep" is a song recorded by English singer-songwriter Adele for her second studio album, 21.

Billboard 200

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The success of 21 earned Adele numerous mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records. She was the first female artist to simultaneously have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the first woman in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three simultaneous top 10 singles as a lead artist, with "Rolling in the Deep", "Someone Like You", and "Set Fire to the Rain", all of which also topped the chart.

List of best-selling albums in the United Kingdom

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The album has been certified 17 times platinum in the UK, and is overall the fourth best-selling album in the nation.
Since then, four albums have gone on to sell more than five million copies each: Greatest Hits by Queen, Gold: Greatest Hits by ABBA, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles and 21 by Adele.

Million Years Ago (song)

Million Years Ago
She spent a lot of her youth in Brockwell Park where she would play the guitar and sing to friends, which she recalled in her 2015 song “Million Years Ago”.
"Million Years Ago" is a song recorded by English singer and songwriter Adele for her third studio album 25 (2015).

RIAA certification

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In the US, it has held the top position longer than any album since 1985, and is certified diamond.