In 2006 when her friend posted her demo on MySpace, she was offered a recording contract by XL Recordings. Next year, in October 2007, her song “Hometown glory” was a big hit, and became the first recipient of BRIT Awards “Critics’ Choice.”She was named as number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2008 in an annual BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2008.
Her producer Jim Abbiss produces majority of her debut album named 19 and tracks on 21. She was awarded “Urban Music Award” for “The Best Jazz Act.” She then signed a deal with Columbia Records which was her foray in the US. In 18th October 2008 her career in US was boosted by her appearance in “Saturday Night Live.” At the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele received the awards for “Best New Artist” and “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.”
Her second album 21 was released in 2011, certified 16 times platinum in the UK, in the US the album has held the top position longer than any other album since 1985. Because of her album 21 popularity, her name was mentioned many times in Guinness World Records.