March 10, 1987 in Sunderland
London, United Kingdom
Adele Emily Gouraguine (nÃ©e SandÃ©), born 10 March 1987, better known as Emeli SandÃ© (/ËˆsÃ¦ndeÉª/ SAN-day;), is an English born (of Zambian descent), Scottish recording artist and songwriter. She first became prominent after she featured on the track "Diamond Rings" by the rapper Chipmunk (2009). It was their first top 10 single on the UK Singles Chart. In 2010, she featured on "Never Be Your Woman" by the rapper Wiley, which became another top ten hit. In 2012 she received the Brit Awards Critics' Choice Award.