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Emeli Sandé

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Emeli Sandé

Adele Emeli Sandé MBE best known as Emeli Sandé (born 10 March 1987) is a British singer and songwriter. She was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear to an English mother and Zambian father. She was raised in Alford, Aberdeenshire. She became famous after writing many songs for artists like Rihanna, Leona Lewis and Susan Boyle.

In 2010 she singed a contract with EMI.[1] She then released two singles, "Read All About It" and "Beneath Your Beautiful", which went on top of the British charts.[2] In 2012 she won the Brits Critics Choice award.[3] Her first album, Our Version of Events, was very successful, selling more than 100,000 copies in the first week. It was the best-selling album in the UK of 2012.[4] She performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.

In 2013 she won two BRIT Awards, one for Best Female Artist and one for Best Album.[5]

On 24 February 2014, she released her second EP, Who Needs The World? EP. Her next album will be released in summer 2014.

Personal life

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Sandé married Adam Gouraguine in Montenegro in 2012.[6] They later divorced in 2014.


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  1. carasulieman. "R&B singer Emeli Sande signs new publishing deal - Deadline News".
  2. "Emeli Sande Singles". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  3. "Emeli Sande wins Brits Critics Choice award". BBC News. 15 December 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  4. "BRITs Critics' Choice winner Emeli Sande smashes 100k sales with debut album". The Official Charts Company. 19 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  5. "Brit Awards: Emeli Sande and Adele win". BBC News. 20 February 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  6. Butterly, Amelia (17 September 2012). "Emeli Sande marries long-term partner Adam Gouraguine".

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