Adele Merch

Adele Merch - Childhood & Early Life

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on May 5, 1988, in Tottenham, England, to a Welsh father, Marc Evans, and an English mother, Penny Adkins. When Adele was still a kid, Evans left the family and thereafter, she was raised by her mother.

Adele developed a passion for music and started singing at a young age. She was influenced by the ‘Spice Girls’ and also enjoyed the works of Lauryn Hill, ‘Destiny’s Child,’ and Mary J. Blige.

At the age of 14, Adele discovered the collection of Etta James and Ella Fitzgerald at a local music store and was fascinated by their music. A stage performance by ‘Pink,’ which Adele witnessed as an audience member, played a significant role in fueling her ambition to become a singer.

She was enrolled at the ‘BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology’ in Croydon. While studying, she wrote and composed songs, later posting them on her ‘Myspace’ page.
After graduating in 2006, she recorded a three-song demo for a class project which impressed the ‘XL Recording’ executives. Subsequently, she was contacted by the company and signed a recording contract.

Adele Merch


In 2008, Adele’s debut album titled ‘19’—named after the singer’s age when she began recording it—was released. The album featured two popular lead singles ‘Hometown Glory’ and ‘Chasing Pavements’ which catapulted her to overnight fame.

In March 2008, she signed a deal with ‘Columbia Records’ and ‘XL Recordings.’ Later that year, her world tour, ‘An Evening with Adele,’ began and lasted till June 2009.

In January 2011, she released her second and much-anticipated studio album ‘21,’ which was again named after her age at the time ofrecording it. The album was a success and she received much appreciation for its classic American R&B and jazz style. Studdedwith hits like ‘Rolling in the Deep’ and ‘Someone Like You,’ the record became a major hit.

The album’s single ‘Set Fire to the Rain’ became Adele’s third No. 1 single on the ‘Billboard Hot 100.’ Subsequently, she became the first artist ever to have an albumat the No.1 position on the ‘Billboard 200’ concurrently with three No.1 singles.

In 2012, she composed and recorded the theme song ‘Skyfall’ for the James Bond film of the same name. Upon its release, the song became a chartbuster and rose to No. 2 on the ‘UK Singles Chart.’ The track also entered the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ at No. 8, selling more than two million copies in the United States in its first three days.

On November 2015, she released her album ‘25’ which was a hit. In that same year,her song ‘Hello’ debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s pop charts.

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