Talented Tot 单亲家庭的天才小女孩
Adele grew up in Tottenham, a north London neighborhood, raised by a single mom who got pregnant with her at 18. (To this day, Adele considers her mother to be her closest friend, and one of her biggest early influences). "I just want to say, Mum, your girl did good!" the "Someone Like You" singer told the 2012 Grammys audience during her tearful acceptance speech.
Fresh On the Scene 崭露头角
album, 19, was released in 2008 to massive critical acclaim
. Later that year, it earned her the Critics Choice prize at the BRIT Awards, and the BBC Sound of 2008 award.
Grammy Girl 格莱美初露锋芒
19 went double platinum in the US, four times platinum in the UK, and earned her the Best New Artists and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance prizes at the 2009 Grammys.
Adele was tapped to sing alongside the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Leona Lewis, and Kelly Clarkson at VH1 Divas in September 2009.
Girl's Best Friend 渴望普通人的生活
Following her busy first year in the spotlight, the laid-back vocalist
took some time to herself. "I have to take time and live a little bit." A frequent companion during her downtime
? Her dachshund
, Louis Armstrong.
New Single 新单问世
In November 2010, the songstress
performed a new single--"Someone Like You"--from her soon-to-be-record-breaking second album, 21. As calm, cool, and collected as she seems on stage, "I'm scared of audiences," she admitted to Rolling Stone in February. "I get s----y scared. "
2010年11月，阿黛尔演唱了她的的最新单曲《someone like you》。这首歌取自她当时即将发行的第二张专辑《21》。尽管当时在舞台上看起来非常的镇定沉稳，阿黛尔后来对记者回忆道：“我真的紧张的要死。”
"What Would Sasha Fierce Do?"与偶像见面
A major inspiration
for the pop star? Beyonce. Adele stepped out to support the "Run the World (Girls)" singer at London concert in June 2011. "I had a full-blown anxiety attack [before meeting Beyonce]," Adele told Rolling Stone this year. "Then she popped in looking gorgeous
and said, 'You're amazing! When I listen to you I feel like I'm listening to God.' Can you believe she said that? Later I went out on the balcony crying hysterically, and I said, 'What would Sasha Fierce do?'"
Health Scare 健康危机
The singer took to her blog in October 2011 to apologize to fans for having to cancel a 10-city U.S. tour. "I have a hemorrhage
[on my vocal cord] again and it is paramount
that I rest . . . I apologize from the bottom of my heart, sincerely I do," she wrote. The following month, she underwent surgery
to remove a benign polyp
She's Still Here 术后初愈
Just one month after her vocal cord surgery, the "Rolling in the Deep" songstress tweeted a photograph of herself with a new retro-inspired 'do--and a noticeably slimmer
New Year, New Love 新年收获新爱情
In January, the notoriously
unlucky-in-love singer headed to Florida on a vacation with her new guy: 37-year-old nonprofit director, Simon Konecki. "She likes him a lot . . . He's a nice guy," a source revealed to Us Weekly. "She also likes that he's older and established
. He's secure and likes her for who she is."
2012年1月，情路坎坷的Adele与她的新男友，37岁的公益导演Simon Konecki，在佛罗里达度假。 “阿黛尔非常喜欢西蒙，他是个不错的男人。”消息人士称，“阿黛尔喜欢他的成熟和稳重，让人有安全感。而且他也喜欢阿黛尔真实的样子。”
60 Minutes 60分钟访谈
In early February, Adele opened up to Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes about her recovery from vocal cord surgery--and the scary moment she first realized something was wrong. "It felt like someone put a curtain over my throat," she explained of a French radio performance. "It felt like something popped in my throat."
Big Night 闪耀格莱美之夜
in Giorgio Armani, the "Rolling in the Deep" chanteuse
stunned on the Grammys red carpet in February, where she would go on to win six awards, including Album, Record, and Song of the Year.
2012年的格莱美之夜，阿黛尔一身阿玛尼长裙，惊艳红毯。并狂揽六项大奖，成为当晚的最大赢家。阿黛尔收获了最佳专辑 (21), 最佳录音 (“Rolling in the Deep”), 最佳歌曲 (“Rolling in the Deep”), 最佳流行歌手 (“Someone Like You”), 最佳流行专辑(21), 和最佳音乐录影 (“Rolling in the Deep”)六项大奖。
Here to Stay 天后归来
As if the world needed definitive proof that Adele is back-- and better than ever-- the songstress was tapped to cover the March issue of Vogue.