Having eight Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Golden Globe Award, ten Grammy Awards, eighteen Billboard Awards, five American Music Awards, and two Ivor Novello Awards for Songwriter of the Year in her kitty, this English nightingale has definitely made it big in life.
Adele is an inspiration for a multitude of budding singers all around the world and has always been loved for her unvarnished and bold personality. She seems to be living a life no less alluring than a magical dream with all the fame and luxuries laid decorated in front her. On her birthday, let me give you a little sneak peek at some of the facts about Adele which clearly tells that her life is not all full of sunshine and laughter but also with a pinch of grey clouds and thunder. Some facts are unbelievable!
1. Postpartum Depression
Adele struggled with feelings of insufficiency and melancholy right after she gave birth to her son, Angelo. Having a severe postpartum depression after having her son, it frightened her and she was reluctant to talk about it to anyone.
2. Album Name Secret
In case you’ve ever wondered by her album names are mostly just numbers, they represent her age when the albums were made. She wrote the material for ’19’ when she was 19 years old, and so on.
3. Not So Skinny
Adele’s goal in life is ‘never to be skinny’. She believes that music should be made for ears, and not for the eyes.
4. Stage Fright
It is astonishing true that despite having experienced worldwide fame and audiences of thousands, she still suffers from stage fright and has said in the past that she sometimes has panic attacks and throws up backstage.
5. Sorted Childhood
Adele knew from a young age what she was meant to do in her life and so she stopped reading books at the age of six and concentrated on singing only. ‘Matilda’ by Roald Dahl was the last book she remembers reading!
6. The Unending Award List
Well, soon all the hard work paid her very well. Along with Beyonce, Adele holds the record for the most categories won in a single night at the Grammys. She took home a total of six awards in 2012.
7. The True Artist
She was named Billboard’s ‘Artist of the Year’ for two years running – 2011 and 2012. Indeed her magical voice has brought her this laurel and she’ll continue to inspire people worldwide with her passion. She definitely is a ‘True Artist.’
8. Throat Surgery
In 2011, Adele underwent throat surgery which her doctor blamed on her smoking habit. Well, the surgery was successful!!
Now isn’t that a life full of crests and troughs but then life is everything but straight. But the amazing way Adele has dealt with every down has led her to soar high up to kiss the stars of success.
We wish you a very happy birthday, Adele.