Emeli Sandé

  • emeli sandé

    mbe
    emeli sandé september 2014.jpg
    sandé in london, 8 september 2014
    born
    adele emily sandé

    (1987-03-10) 10 march 1987 (age 32)
    sunderland, tyne and wear, england
    citizenshipbritish
    occupation
    • singer
    • songwriter
    years active2008–present
    spouse(s)
    adam gouraguine
    (m. 2012; div. 2014)
    parents
    • joel sandé (father)
    • diane sandé (mother)
    musical career
    genres
    • r&b
    • soul
    • gospel
    instruments
    • vocals
    • piano
    labels
    • virgin
    • virgin emi
    • capitol
    associated acts
    • chipmunk
    • naughty boy
    • jess glynne
    • david guetta
    • professor green
    • wiley
    • rudimental
    • kendrick lamar
    websitewww.emelisande.com

    adele emily sandé, mbe (/ san-day; born 10 march 1987), known professionally as emeli sandé,[1] is a british singer and songwriter. born in sunderland, tyne and wear and raised in alford, aberdeenshire by an english mother and zambian father,[2][3][4] sande rose to prominence after being a featured artist on the 2009 chipmunk track "diamond rings". it was their first top 10 single on the uk singles chart. in 2010, she was featured on "never be your woman" by the rapper wiley, which was another top ten hit. in 2012, she received the brit awards' critics' choice award.

    sandé released her first solo single "heaven" in august 2011. she has two number-one singles across the uk and ireland with "read all about it" with professor green and "beneath your beautiful", a collaboration with labrinth. her album our version of events spent ten non-consecutive weeks at number one and became the best-selling album of 2012 in the uk, with over 1 million sales.[5][6] in 2012, she performed in both the opening and closing ceremonies of the london olympics.[7][8] in 2013, at the brit awards 2013 ceremony, she won two awards: best british female solo artist, and british album of the year.[9]

    in 2016, she released her second studio album long live the angels, which debuted at number 2 on the uk album chart. in 2017, she won the brit award for best british female solo artist, becoming her fourth win in total.

    sandé was also appointed member of the order of the british empire (mbe) in the 2017 birthday honours for her services to music.

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Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé September 2014.jpg
Sandé in London, 8 September 2014
Born
Adele Emily Sandé

(1987-03-10) 10 March 1987 (age 32)
CitizenshipBritish
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2008–present
Spouse(s)
Adam Gouraguine
(m. 2012; div. 2014)
Parents
  • Joel Sandé (father)
  • Diane Sandé (mother)
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.emelisande.com

Adele Emily Sandé, MBE (/ SAN-day; born 10 March 1987), known professionally as Emeli Sandé,[1] is a British singer and songwriter. Born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear and raised in Alford, Aberdeenshire by an English mother and Zambian father,[2][3][4] Sande rose to prominence after being a featured artist on the 2009 Chipmunk track "Diamond Rings". It was their first top 10 single on the UK Singles Chart. In 2010, she was featured on "Never Be Your Woman" by the rapper Wiley, which was another top ten hit. In 2012, she received the Brit Awards' Critics' Choice Award.

Sandé released her first solo single "Heaven" in August 2011. She has two number-one singles across the UK and Ireland with "Read All About It" with Professor Green and "Beneath Your Beautiful", a collaboration with Labrinth. Her album Our Version of Events spent ten non-consecutive weeks at number one and became the best-selling album of 2012 in the UK, with over 1 million sales.[5][6] In 2012, she performed in both the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the London Olympics.[7][8] In 2013, at the Brit Awards 2013 ceremony, she won two awards: Best British Female Solo Artist, and British Album of the Year.[9]

In 2016, she released her second studio album Long Live the Angels, which debuted at number 2 on the UK album chart. In 2017, she won the Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist, becoming her fourth win in total.

Sandé was also appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for her services to music.