i first heard this chanteuse singing over jill's iPod. i like her because of her distinct soulful voice (categorized as contralto-the deepest female classical singing voice with the lowest tessitura, falling between tenor & mezzo-soprano).
ADELE or adele laurie blue adkins in real life, is a multi-awarded English singer-songwriter born on may 2, 1988. she was a graduate of the BRIT school for performing arts & technology. among her classmates were leona lewis & jessie j.
other ADELE trivia :
- in 2009, she won the awards for best new artist & best female pop vocal performance
- her album & album track someone like you reached no. 1 for 4 consecutive weeks
- at age 4, she would impersonate the spice girls at dinner parties
- 1st studio album, 19 became #11 on Billboard 200 with chasing pavements in #25 & was certified gold in feb 2009
- 2nd studio album, 21 became #1 album ( with someone like you hitting straight to #1 in the UK singles chart & 1st single rolling in the deep hitting #1 in 8 countries including the Billboard Hot 100) in 2011
someone like you
rolling in the deep
to know more about the lady & her music, go to her site.