Adele is a British singer-songwriter and best-selling musical artist born in London, England. Known for her powerful vocals and emotional ballads, she is internationally recognized as one of the most popular performers of her generation – with over 120 million record sales worldwide.

She released her debut album, 19, in 2008 which was certified triple platinum in the US and 8x platinum in the UK. Her second studio album, 21, broke records as the world's best-selling album of the 21st century. Following its success was her diamond-status third album, 25, in 2015. She will release her fourth album, 30, in November 2021 – which contains her chart-topping single "Easy on Me."

Adele has received a number of accolades to date, including 15 Grammy Awards and nine Brit Awards. She won an Oscar for "Skyfall" in the James Bond film in 2013. Billboard named her Artist of the Year in 2011, 2012, and 2016. She was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2012 and 2016. Adele also became the first female artist to have three simultaneous top-ten singles as a lead artist on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, with "Rolling in the Deep," "Someone Like You," and "Set Fire to the Rain."

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Adele Personally Apologizes to Fans Over FaceTime for Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency
Adele chatted with her fans over FaceTime on the day that she would have performed the first show of her Las Vegas residency, Weekends with Adele
Adele Will 'Free People' by Postponing Her Residency, Says Glennon Doyle: 'You Are a Beautiful Leader'
Untamed author Glennon Doyle shared her thoughts about "how to adjust our expectations of ourselves and others" on Adele's Instagram post announcing the postponement of her Las Vegas residency
Adele Announces Las Vegas Residency Postponement in Tearful Video: 'We've Run Out of Time'
Weekends with Adele was originally scheduled to run from Jan. 21 to April 16
Adele Drops Chaotic Music Video for New Single 'Oh My God' — Her 'I'm a Hot Mess' Song
Adele's new video comes on the heels of the November release of her album 30, which was 2021's best-selling record
Encanto Becomes First Soundtrack to Reach No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart in 2 Years, Beating Adele
Disney's Encanto, with songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, has a soundtrack that flew to the top spot of the Billboard 200 charts, displacing Adele's 30, which held No. 1 for six weeks
$4.3 Million Estate Where Adele Filmed 'Easy on Me' Video Listed for Sale— See Inside!
The property, built in 1846, has six buildings, including a castle and chapel, and a working vineyard with 7,000 vines

More Adele

Adele Teases Her New 'Oh My God' Music Video with a Sultry Snow White-Inspired Sneak Peek
The 15-time Grammy winner's music video for the second single off 30 is scheduled to drop on Wednesday
Adele and Rich Paul Hold Hands at Chargers Game with Jay-Z — and LeBron James Gets Serious FOMO
The "Easy on Me" songstress and sports agent have been staples at Los Angeles sporting games
Lizzo Opens Up About Her Friendship with Adele: 'We're Both Supreme Divas'

Lizzo recently supported pal Adele at her "One Night Only" concert in Los Angeles