In 2012, she was listed at number five on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music.Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world in 20.At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. The album was critically well received and surpassed the success of her debut, earning the singer numerous awards in 2012, among them a record-tying six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; two Brit Awards, including British Album of the Year, and three American Music Awards.
The song won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, as well as the Brit Award for British Single of the Year.After taking a three-year break, Adele released her third studio album, 25, in 2015. After graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year.In 2007, she received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll.In April her song "My Same" entered the German Singles Chart after it had been performed by Lena Meyer-Landrut in the talent show contest Unser Star für Oslo, or Our Star for Oslo, in which the German entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was determined.
The album's sound is described as classic and contemporary country and roots music.
I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy.
I couldn't bear to be without him, so I was like, 'Well, I'll just cancel my stuff then.'" But then she was booked as the musical guest on the 18 October 2008 episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live.
Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success.
It is certified seven times platinum in the UK, and three times platinum in the US.
Her 2016–17 tour saw her break attendance records in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia and the US.