Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is a BRIT school graduate turned international megastar.

Born in Tottenham in 1988, the singer/songwriter and mum of one is known across the globe for her emotive songs.

First finding fame with her debut album, 19, Adele went on to smash all chart records with her third album 25 – selling over 3 million copies in less than a week and breaking a UK chart record previously held by Oasis.