Oleta Adams

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Oleta Adams
Background information
Birth nameOleta Angela Adams
Born (1953-05-04) May 4, 1953 (age 70)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
GenresGospel, soul[1]
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active1980–present

Oleta Adams (born May 4, 1953) is an American singer and pianist. Adams began her career in the early 1980s. She gained fame her singing on Tears for Fears's album The Seeds of Love (1989). Her albums Circle of One (1991) and Evolution (1993) were top 10 hits in the United Kingdom. She was nominated for a Grammy for her cover of Brenda Russell's "Get Here". It was a top 5 hit in both the UK and the US. Adams has been nominated for four total Grammy Awards and two Soul Train Music Awards.

References[change | change source]

  1. Cooper, William. "Oleta Adams". AllMusic. Retrieved March 12, 2018.