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IFPI bestowed Adele as the “Best-Selling Artist” of 2015

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International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has conferred English singer and songwriter Adele with its global artist of the year prize to recognize her phenomenal success.

  • Her Third album “25” becomes the fastest selling album in British history as it sold more than 800,000 copies in its first week.
  • Her song “Hello” becomes the first single to be downloaded more than one million times in the US.

IFPI bestowed Adele as the “Best-Selling Artist” of 2015About Adele:
1988 born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins graduated from BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006.

  • In 2007, she received the Brit Awards “Critics’ Choice”
  • Her debut album “19” achieved commercial and critical success.
  • In 2009, at Annual Grammy Awards, she received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
  • In 2011, she released her second studio album “21” which received record-tying six Grammy Awards.
  • Her song “Skyfall” was presented with Academy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

Records:
She is the first woman in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 to have three simultaneous top 10 singles as a lead artist.

  • First female artist to simultaneously have two albums in the top five of the Billboard 200 and two singles in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100.
  • “21” is the longest-running number one album by a female solo artist in the history of the UK and US Album Charts.

In 2013, Adele was appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE).