When Adele released the album 19 in 2008 she could not have guessed at the levels of success and stardom that would follow for her. Ten million copies sold, establishing her as a superstar for the current generation. The albums 21 and 25 have followed, selling in even greater numbers and cementing her position as one of music's global giants.

Adele: Biography and Origins

In this video, take a look at the musical origins of British singer-songwriter Adele, who was born in London, England.

Dan the Info-man
Adele won an Oscar for 'Skyfall.'

Adele and Jimmy Fallon

Adele chats with Jimmy about the relieved face she didn't know was caught on air until after her SNL performance and Rick Rubin's influence on her new album. Chat show video.

Dan the Info-man
Adele was born in Tottenham, London.
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