Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, better known as Adele, is an English pop singer and songwriter.
She was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, North London. Her father abandoned her when she was two years old, leaving her 20-year-old mother, for which Adele has not yet forgiven him. She started singing at the age of four. At age 11, she and her mother moved to Brixton and then to a neighboring neighborhood of South London – West Norwood. West Norwood is the subject of Adele’s first record, “Hometown Glory,” written when she was 16 years old. After moving to South London, he became interested in R&B artists such as Alia. Adele graduated from the BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology in Croydon in May 2006, where she is a classmate of Leona Lewis and Jesse Jay.