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AdeleAKA Adele Laurie Blue Adkins

Born: 5-May-1988
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Rolling In The Deep

English pop singer, influences include the Spice Girls and Suzanne Vega. Early recordings on MySpace attracted the attention of a small label, XL Recordings, who introduced her to manager Jonathan Dickins. The label signed her in 2006, releasing a single, Hometown Glory, the following year. It reached #19 in the UK, as well as critical acclaim. Albums 19 (2008) and 21 (2011), their titles taken from her age at time of release, both reached #1 in the United Kingdom, and 21 reached #1 in the United States.

    High School: BRIT School, London (2006)

    Grammy 2009 (Best New Artist)
    Grammy 2009 for Chasing Pavements (female pop vocal)
    Surgery Throat (2011)
    Risk Factors: Former Smoker, Obesity

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Selected albums:
19 (2008)
21 (2011)

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