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Emeli Sandé

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Emeli Sandé
Sandé at the NRJ Music Awards, Fraunce, 2013
Background information
Birth nameAdele Emeli Sandé
Born (1987-03-10) 10 Mairch 1987 (age 37)
Sunderland, Tyne an Wear, Ingland
OreiginAaford, Aiberdeenshire, Scotland
GenresR&B, soul
ThriftSangster-sangwriter, muisicker
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active2009–present
LabelsVirgin, EMI, Capitol
Associate actsLabrinth, David Guetta, Professor Green,
Naughty Boy, Wiley, Rudimental, Kendrick Lamar

Adele Emeli Gouraguine, born 10 Mairch 1987, better kent as Emeli Sandé (/ˈsænd/ SAN-day;[1]), is an Scots recordin airtist an sangwriter.[2][3][4] She first became kent tae the public ee efter she featurt on the track "Diamond Rings" bi the rapper Chipmunk (2009). It wis thair first tap 10 single on the UK Singles Chart. In 2010, she featurt on "Never Be Your Woman" bi the rapper Wiley, which became anither tap ten hit. Simon Cowell cried Sandé "his favourite sangwriter at the minute". In 2012 she receivit the Brit Awards Critics' Choice Awaird. She haes written for a nummer o airtists, includin Alicia Keys, Cher Lloyd, Parade, Susan Boyle, Gabrielle, Preeya Kalidas, Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Alesha Dixon, Cheryl Cole, Tinie Tempah, Ella Henderson an Mutya Keisha Siobhan.

In 2010, she signed a publishin deal wi EMI Music Publishing. She later annooncit that Virgin Records haed gien her a record deal. Sandé released her first solo single "Heaven" in August 2011. Sandé haes three nummer-ane singles across the Unitit Kinrick an Ireland wi "Read All About It" wi Professor Green, "Next to Me" an "Beneath Your Beautiful" a collaboration wit Labrinth. Her album Our Version of Events spent 7 nan-consecutive weeks at nummer 1[5] an became the best-sellin album o 2012 in the UK, wi ower 1 million sales.[6] In 2012 she performit in baith the Openin an Closin ceremonies o the Lunnon Olympics.[7]

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  1. Emeli Sandé (2012). Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé Interview (YouTube). Theoutnet. Event occurs at 0:05. Retrieved 1 Februar 2012. Hi, I'm Emeli Sandé.
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  3. "Scots singer Emeli Sande wins critics' choice". BBC. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  4. Olympic torch: Highland relay clashes with major events. BBC. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  5. "Our Version of Events Emeli Sandé | Format: Audio CD". Amazon.com. Retrieved 17 Februar 2012.
  6. "Sandé claims biggest selling UK album of 2012 so far". Digital Spy. 29 November 2012. Archived frae the original on 6 December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  7. Ian Garland (14 August 2012). "London 2012 Closing Ceremony: Eric Idle leads crowd in rendition of Always Look on the Bright Side of Life". Daily Mail. Retrieved 27 Februar 2013.

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