Happy Birthday Adele

By Danielle Pope

Happy Birthday Adele
We look at the incredible artist’s achievements by numbers

Her iconic voice has smashed every conceivable music record. Today, on her 29th birthday, we look at Adele’s success by numbers:

  • Adele’s 19 album debuted at number 1 on British charts, selling 7 million copies and winning her two Grammy’s, including best new artist.
  • Her album 21 was released in 2011, and won her six Grammys, two Brit Awards and three American Music Awards
  • The album sold over 31 million copies worldwide and has been certified diamond.
  • 21 is the longest-running number one album by a female solo artist in the history of the UK and US Album charts
  • Her website got 4,000 hits a second on the release of her “Hello” single
  • 25 was released in 2015. It was also certified diamond, and earned her five Grammy Awards, and four Brit Awards.
  • Time magazine has named her one of the world’s most influential people in 2012 and in 2016.
  • She is one of the best-selling recording artists in the world, with sales of more than 100 million records.
  • She has 15 Grammys, 9 Brit Awards, an Oscar and a Golden Globe
  • Her recent concerts in Australia sold more than 600,000 tickets
  • She reportedly earns a minimum of $1 million per stadium show
  • In 2012, she and her now husband, Simon Konecki had their first son, Angelo.



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