"I don't make music for eyes, I make music for ears."

  • Born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins on May 5, 1988, in London, England
  • Adele's sophomore album, 21, became her first chart-topping album in the United States. The album's lead track, "Rolling In The Deep," established the GRAMMY winner as an international star, topping the singles charts in 11 countries. 
  • Adele won her first two GRAMMYs at the 51st GRAMMY Awards in 2009: Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for her hit "Chasing Pavements." That same year, Adele made her GRAMMY stage debut performing "Chasing Pavements" with Sugarland. She performed "Fastlove" in tribute to the late George Michael at the 59th GRAMMYs in 2017.
  • Did you know? Adele is one of two female solo artists to win Album Of The Year twice for their own solo albums. The other is Taylor Swift.
  • Adele performed a rendition of "Cracklin' Rosie" at the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Neil Diamond. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
  • During her 2011 world tour, Adele required concertgoers with complimentary tickets to make a $20 donation to Sands, an organization that supports parents who lose children and researches solutions to neonatal deaths.

Adele

"I don't make music for eyes, I make music for ears."

  • Born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins on May 5, 1988, in London, England
  • Adele's sophomore album, 21, became her first chart-topping album in the United States. The album's lead track, "Rolling In The Deep," established the GRAMMY winner as an international star, topping the singles charts in 11 countries. 
  • Adele won her first two GRAMMYs at the 51st GRAMMY Awards in 2009: Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for her hit "Chasing Pavements." That same year, Adele made her GRAMMY stage debut performing "Chasing Pavements" with Sugarland. She performed "Fastlove" in tribute to the late George Michael at the 59th GRAMMYs in 2017.
  • Did you know? Adele is one of two female solo artists to win Album Of The Year twice for their own solo albums. The other is Taylor Swift.
  • Adele performed a rendition of "Cracklin' Rosie" at the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Neil Diamond. The annual Person of the Year gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
  • During her 2011 world tour, Adele required concertgoers with complimentary tickets to make a $20 donation to Sands, an organization that supports parents who lose children and researches solutions to neonatal deaths.

GRAMMY Award Results for Adele

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Wins
Record Of The Year
Hello
Album Of The Year
25
Song Of The Year
Hello
Best Pop Solo Performance
Hello
Best Pop Vocal Album
25
 
Wins
Best Song Written For Visual Media
Skyfall
 
Wins
Best Pop Solo Performance
Set Fire To The Rain [Live]
 
Wins
Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep
Album Of The Year
21
Song Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep
Best Pop Solo Performance
Someone Like You
Best Pop Vocal Album
21
Best Short Form Music Video
Rolling In The Deep
 
Nominations
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Hometown Glory
 
Wins
Best New Artist
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Chasing Pavements
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Chasing Pavements
Song Of The Year
Chasing Pavements

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