Famous as :Singer, songwriter
Birth Name :Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
Birth Date :May 05, 1988
Birth Place :Tottenham, London, UK
Claim to fame :Single "Chasing Pavements" (2008)
Adele recently joked in an interview with GMTV that the album was named "19" after her weight in stones.
The song "Hometown Glory" has been featured in the British and American dramas Skins, Grey's Anatomy and One Tree Hill.
Her song "Daydreamer" is about her bi ex-boyfriend running away with another man.
Said about her weight issue, "I would only lose weight if it affected my health or sex life."
Performed "Daydreamer" on BBC2's Later With Jools Holland, alongside Paul McCartney and Bjork in December 2007.
Published two songs on the fourth issue of online arts publication PlatformsMagazine.com.
Was influenced by the music of Etta James and Dusty Springfield at her teens by accident, as she stumbled on the artists' CDs in HMV in the Classics section while looking for a new hair style.
Her first public singing performance was in a school presentation where she sang "Rise" by Gabrielle.