Adele Laurie Blue Adkins (born 5 May 1988) or simply Adele, is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Adele hit the high spot once a friend posted a demo on MySpace in 2006.
Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 and hit four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the US. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
Adele released her second album, 21, in 2011 and appears to have passed the success of her debut, earning the singer six Grammy Awards in 2012 including Album of the Year. The album has been certified 16 times platinum in the UK;in the US the album has held the top position longer than any other album since 1985.