Happy 30th Birthday to Adele, Born May 5, 1988
contract with XL Recordings was finalized soon after. Early 2008 brought similar luck as Adele found Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Adele’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of her with us. age of digital streaming. Adele first made an impression in 2006 when her demo landed her a deal with Happy 30th Birthday to Adele, Born May 5, 1988 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Adele’s musical legacy and share your personal Adele much as Jill Scott, Adele soon became a phenomenon in her own right; her second album, 21 . press began dubbing Adele "the next Amy Winehouse" in late 2007, the hype didn't touch upon the singer
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 10 Years of Adele’s Debut Album ‘19’
third studio album, 25, which finally dropped in late 2015 after fans had been without new Adele music months, Adele was offered a recording contract with XL. Within less than a year, she would begin away with floor seats for Adele’s Live 2016 tour stop in Montréal. Nearly a full year later, my audience permeated every corner of the venue. Adele had, in every sense of the word, arrived. The TRIBUTE: Celebrating 10 Years of Adele’s Debut Album ‘19’ Adele For those who may not have their thirst for new material from Adele quenched in the foreseeable Happy 10th Anniversary to Adele’s debut album 19, originally released January 28, 2008. After being
WATCH: Performance Highlights from Glastonbury Festival 2016
year’s festival headliners were Muse, Adele and Coldplay, with other notable acts (and Albumism favorites Stream BBC footage of performances by Adele, James Blake, Coldplay, Disclosure, Earth, Wind & Fire, Muse, Sigur Rós, Underworld, and more.
Adele, Coldplay, and Jamie xx Among BRIT Awards 2016 Album of the Year Nominees
& Years “King” BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO Adele “Hello” Calvin Harris ft. Disciples “How Deep Is Your Love Adele, Coldplay, and Jamie xx Among BRIT Awards 2016 Album of the Year Nominees SINGLE Adele “Hello” Calvin Harris ft. Disciples “How Deep Is Your Love” Ed Sheeran & Rudimental Adele ITV Studios in London. British Album of the Year contenders are Adele’s 25, Coldplay’s A Head Full Jamie xx’s In Colour. Adele, James Bay and Years & Years lead all nominees with four nods apiece. If nominees below. MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR Adele 25 Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Florence + The
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and productive career. Unfortunately, she arrived at a time between Amy Winehouse’s peak and Adele’s or not, the comparisons to her contemporaries Winehouse, Adele and Joss Stone are inevitable, but
Happy Birthday to Rick Rubin, Born March 10, 1963
produced four tracks for Adele’s 21, one of the biggest-selling albums of the millennium. After leaving history that takes in Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton, right up to Adele and Muse. In many ways it’s the , Neil Diamond, ZZ Top, AC/DC, Adele, Lady Gaga and dozens more. Occasionally he dips his toes back
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compositions that define her XL labelmate Adele’s latest commercial behemoth of an album. Indeed
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stylings have been compared to Adele and FKA Twigs, there are some shades of Minnie Riperton and Erykah
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define her XL labelmate Adele’s latest commercial behemoth of an album. Indeed, Long Way Home is a
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labelmate Adele’s latest commercial behemoth of an album. Indeed, Long Way Home is a stellar first
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likes of Kylie Minogue, Foo Fighters, Adele, Tegan and Sara, Emma Bunton, Lily Allen, P!nk, and more
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Adele’s latest commercial behemoth of an album. Indeed, Long Way Home is a stellar first formal step
ALBUM REVIEW: Jack Garratt Delivers Ambitious, Brave & Inventive Debut ‘Phase’
Critics’ Choice Award late last year, joining the elite company of previous winners that includes Adele upon Adele, Goulding, Smith, and most recently, Years & Years. So even before his debut album has been
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likes of Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson, and a pre-sales-singularity Adele—a substantial yet
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across the album, benefits from the expert production touch of Paul Epworth (Adele, Coldplay, Florence
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producer Ariel Rechtshaid (Usher, Adele, Solange Knowles, Plain White Ts) does well in not letting
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Bob Dylan’s ‘Time Out of Mind’
songs written by Dylan that’s more successful when other people sing it, as Adele’s version graced her
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his respect for artists like Adele and Sam Smith. “I found myself in a mid-life crisis with a lot of
Happy Birthday to Aretha Franklin, Born March 25, 1942
for Sings the Great Diva Classics, for which she covered Gladys Knight, Barbra Streisand, and Adele
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