Adele has made her name in the music industry with her heartfelt lyrics and mezzo-soprano vocals. She has 16 Grammy Awards, 12 Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.
5 Grammy winning songs by Adele:
Here is a list five Grammy-winning and universal songs by Adele, that have proven to be masterpieces thanks to her intricate vocal performances and deep lyrics.
Hello is a song by Adele which was released on October 23, 2015. It was recorded as the lead single from her third studio album, 25.
This soundtrack was a huge success as it topped musical charts across 36 different countries. The song remained on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for a whopping 10 consecutive weeks.
The song also has three Grammy awards to its name in the categories of Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.
Skyfall was recorded by Adele for the James Bond movie. Adele agreed to write the song after reading the film’s script and chose themes like moodiness, darkness and lyrics that described the plot of the film.
The song received widespread praise for its lyrics alongside Adele’s vocal performance in it. As it sold 7.2 million copies worldwide, Skyfall stands as one of the best-selling digital singles of all time.
Skyfall won the Grammy Award in the category of Best Song Written for Visual Media.
'Easy On Me':
Easy On Me is the lead single from Adele’s fourth studio album, 30, and was released on October 15, 2021.
The lyrics of the song revolve around Adele’s divorce as she begs for forgiveness from her son, her ex-husband and herself.
Easy On Me gained global popularity shortly after its release and won the accolade for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.
'Rolling In The Deep':
Rolling In The Deep is the lead single as well as the opening track from Adele's second studio album 21.
Adele herself described the song as a "dark blues-y gospel disco tune." The song reportedly became the biggest crossover hit in the US since the year, 1985.
The song topped musical charts in 12 different countries and remained number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks.
Rolling In The Deep won Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Short Form Music Video at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.
'Set Fire To The Rain':
Set Fire To The Rain is a power ballad recorded by Adele for her second studio album, 21. The song was released on July 4, 2011.
The song became Adele’s third consecutive US number one song from her album 21, and won a Grammy award in the category of Best Pop Solo Performance at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.
The song is mainly based on the theme of contradictory elements in a relationship, and the impossibility of letting go.
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