Her parents are Penny Adkins and Mark
Evans. She has no brothers and sisters.
Generally, her genre is Pop/Soul. Adele
calls it "Heartbroken Soul".
Four months after graduation, she published two songs on
the fourth issue of the online arts publication. She had
recorded a three-song demo for a class project and gave it to
a friend who posted it on Myspace where it became very
successful and led to a phone call from music label XL
Recordings. She doubted if the offer was real because the
only record company she knew was Virgin Records, and she
took a friend with her to the meeting.
Her first single is "Hometown Glory", was released
in October 2007.
Her 1st album is “19”, named for her age at the time
she wrote many of its songs, entered the British
charts at number one.
At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele won awards in the
categories of Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal
Performance. At the 2012 Ivor Novello Awards in May, Adele was
named Songwriter of the Year, and "Rolling in the Deep" won the
award for Most Performed Work of 2011. At the 2012 BMI Awards
held in London in October, Adele won Song of the Year (for "Rolling
in the Deep"). In 2013, Adele won the Academy Award for Best
Original Song for the James Bond theme "Skyfall". "Skyfall" won
the Brit Award for Best British Single at the 2013 BRIT Awards.
She sings songs about heartbreak. Her songs are mostly
based on a lost love, which is an experience she has
gone through due to a relationship break up with a guy
she really loved.
Adele’s best known songs are:
Someone like you
Rolling in the deep
Set fire to the rain