Adele remains one of the few British artists to disrupt America
Adele remains one of the few British artists to achieve the rare feat of disrupting America.
He, the Tottenham-born singer, is one of a select few UK artists to have enjoyed success on both sides of the pond, even settling in Los Angeles.
Adele’s first major recognition in the US was in 2009, when she was nominated for a Grammy and won with her debut album 19.
At the ceremony in Los Angeles, she took home best new artist and best female pop vocal performance for her hit song Chasing Pavements at the age of 20.
She then went on to win Grammys in 2012 and 2017, with her second and third albums 21 and 25, winning both Album of the Year and Song of the Year at both events.
The latter event saw her triumph over US heavyweight Beyonce for the top three, with Adele dedicating one of the wins to her “idol” and even splitting the prize in half. to try to share it.
The rivalry will be rekindled Sunday, when her fourth studio album 30, which was nominated for seven gongs at the 2023 Grammy Awards, goes up against Beyonce’s Renaissance, which has nine nominations.
Adele’s US success was then reflected on the big screen and the small screen, with the James Bond theme song Skyfall earning her an Oscar for best song in 2013.
In 2019, she was invited to the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences alongside US pop giant Lady Gaga, as the institute strives to raise female membership,
Late last year, she also added an Emmy to her collection, bringing her one step closer to coveted EGOT status.
The EGOT title is given to those who have won one of the four major US awards; an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony – and only 17 have ever won.
Adele will be one of only five British artists to make the list and the first woman to receive her title while alive, after Audrey Hepburn was posthumously awarded both an Emmy and a Grammy.
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Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Tim Rice and Sir John Gielgud also hold the title of EGOT.
Adele was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award in 2022 for Outstanding Variety Show for her special Adele: One Night Only – filmed at Griffith Park in Los Angeles and broadcast on the US CBS network Ky.
Ahead of the special’s release, which coincides with its November 30, 2021 release date, Adele also participated in a high-profile interview with US TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey.
In the two-hour interview, the singer opened up about the topic of divorce, motherhood and the pain of the album.
Shortly after the release of the highly-anticipated album, Adele announced her residency in Las Vegas, Nevada, scheduled for January-April 2022.
But disaster struck soon, when she was forced to cancel dates at the Caesars Palace hotel, announcing the news in a tearful video that “my show isn’t ready.”
Ten months later, she made her successful debut at the residence on November 18, 2022, apologizing to her fans but telling them the show was “perfect” and “just like I thought it would be.” statue”.
Thousands of fans from across the United States and the world attended the first night of the postponed stay, some of whom said they could “die of joy” after seeing the show.
Adele has also found love in the US after confirming her relationship with American sports agent Rich Paul in September 2021.
Paul is the founder of the management company Klutch Sports Group, which represents famous basketball stars such as LeBron James, Anthony Davis and John Wall.
Early last year, Adele hinted at the possibility of more children when she told UK talk show host Graham Norton that she “had a plan”.
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