Adele is a singer and song writer who was born on May 5, 1988 in Tottenham, Greater London, England. She was discovered by a recording label after a friend of hers posted a demo on MySpace in 2006. XL Recordings offered her a recording contract which she signed in 2006 Show more... and in 2008 her debut album 19, was launched. Adele released her follow-up album in 2011, entitled 21. She is responsible for the hit songs Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You, Set Fire to the Rain and Chasing Pavements.