Artists Like Adele (similar music you're guaranteed to love!)

27 Artists Like Adele (similar music you’re guaranteed to love!)

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins released her 1st album “19” in 2008. The album produced 2 singles “Chasing Pavements” and “Make You Feel My Love” which both charted in the top 5 on the UK singles charts. She won the Brit Award for Rising Star and the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. 

She has released 4 studio albums which have all been award winning, hit albums. If you are a fan of Adele and are looking to expand your music library, keep reading. We have found 27 artists like Adele for your musical entertainment.

Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer/songwriter known for her deep contralto vocals. She mixed a number of genres including R&B, jazz and soul. Her 2nd album “Back To Black” became one of the best selling albums in the history of UK music. After she died, “Back To Black” sales increased again and it became the best selling album of the 21st century for a time.

Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known as Katy Perry is an American singer/songwriter, actress and TV personality. She released her 2nd album, “One Of The Boys” in 2008. It produced her 1st number 1 single “I Kissed A Girl”. She went on to become one of the most influential pop artists of the 2010s.

Lorde

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, better known as Lorde is a New Zealand singer/songwriter. Her stage name is taken from her interest in the aristocracy. She has released 3 albums so far and won numerous awards.

Lauren Daigle

Lauren Ashley Daigle is an American contemporary Christian music singer/songwriter. She released her debut album “How Can It Be” in 2015. It got to number 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart and produced 3 number 1 singles. She has released 3 studio albums so far and won numerous awards.

Ella Eyre

Ella McMahon, better known as Ella Eyre is a British singer/songwriter. She has only released 1 album so far, but she has collaborated with a number of artists including; Bastille, Rudimental, Wiz Khalifa and Tinie Tempah.

Andra Day

 Cassandra Monique Batie, better known as Andra Day is an American singer/songwriter and actress. She released her debut album “Cheers To The Fall” in 2015 and she has won a Grammy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Jessie Ware

Jessica Lois Ware is an English singer/songwriter and podcaster. Her 2012 debut album “Devotion” got to number 5 on the UK album charts. She has released 4 studio albums and, as a songwriter she has written or co-written songs for many artists including; Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran.

Ella Henderson

Gabriella Michelle Henderson is an English singer. She came 6th in the 9th series of the TV show “The X Factor”. Shortly after she signed with Syco Music and released her debut album “Chapter One” which reached number 1 on the UK album charts. She has released 2 studio albums and won numerous awards.

Sam Smith

Samuel Frederick Smith is an English singer/songwriter. Sam has released 3 studio albums and won numerous awards including 4 Grammys, 3 Brits and many more.

Elle King

Tanner Elle Schneider, better known as Elle King is an American singer/songwriter, musician, TV personality and actress. Her musical style has been described as a mixture of country, soul, blues and rock. She has released 2 albums and appeared in a number of films and TV programs.

Frances

Sophie Frances Cooke, better known as Frances, is an English singer/songwriter from Newbury, Berkshire. She has released 2 studio albums and 10 singles and been nominated for several awards.

Daniel Merriweather

Daniel Paul Merriweather is an Australian R&B artist from Melbourne. His debut solo  album “Love & War” entered the UK album charts at number 2. He is also a featured vocalist on songs by many artists including; Disco Montego, Phrase, and Mark Ronson. 

Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer/songwriter, actress and producer. She rose to fame during the 1990s as lead singer of the girl group “Destiny’s Child” who were one of the best selling girl groups of all time. She released her debut solo album “Dangerously In Love” in 2003, it featured the Billboard Hot 100 number 1 songs “Crazy In Love” and “Baby Boy”. She has released 7 studio albums and appeared or directed a number of films. 

Lana Del Rey

Raised in upstate New York, Lana moved to New York City to pursue a career in music. After a number of projects, her breakthrough single “Video Games” was released in 2011, it went viral. This led to her being signed to Polydor and Interscope. Her 2nd album “Born To Die” gained her commercial and critical success. She has released 8 studio albums so far and appeared in several films.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande has won 2 Grammy Awards, 1 Brit Award, 1 Bambi Award, 2 Billboard Music Awards and numerous other awards and accolades. Her musical career began when she was 15 when she appeared in the Broadway musical “13”. Since then, she has released 6 studio albums and appeared in several films.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Augello Cook, better known as Alicia Keys is an American singer/songwriter, actress and musician. She began composing songs when she was 12 and was signed to her 1st recording company when she was 15. She has released 8 studio albums and appeared in 3 films.

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer/songwriter and TV personality. She came to fame on the release of her 2014 debut single “All About The Bass”. The single reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold 11 million copies worldwide. She has released 5 studio albums and appeared in a number of TV shows and movies.

Rihanna

Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer, actress, fashion designer and businesswoman. She has released 8 studio albums and appeared in a number of films including; “Home”, Ocean’s 8” and Guava Island”.

Duffy

 Aimee Anne Duffy released her debut album “Rockferry” in 2008 and it became the best selling album in the UK that year. She released the single “Mercy” from that album in 2009 and received the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album and also won 3 Brit awards. She has released 2 studio albums  and appeared in the film “Patagonia” in 2010.

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Brianne Clarkson rose to fame after winning the 1st season on the TV show “American Idol” in 2002. Her debut single “A Moment Like This” hit the number 1 spot and became the best selling single of 2002 in the USA. She has released 9 studio albums and appeared in a number of films and TV shows.

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa is known for her mezzo-soprano vocal range and her signature disco-pop sound. She has won 3 Grammy Awards, 6 Brit Awards, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards and numerous other awards. She has released 2 studio albums, the 1st, her self-titled debut reached number 3 on the UK album charts and number 27 in the US. Her 2nd “Future Nostalgia” made number 1 in many countries including the UK, Australia and Finland.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston  also known as “The Voice” was an American singer and actress. She was, and still is one of the best selling music artists of all time with record sales exceeding 200 million worldwide. She released 7 studio albums and appeared in numerous films including; “The Bodyguard”, “The Preacher’s Wife” and “Sparkle”.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer/songwriter from West Reading, Pennsylvania. She moved to Nashville, Tennessee when she was 14 to pursue a career in country music. Since then she has crossed musical genres and is now considered to be a pop, country, folk, rock and alternative rock singer. She has released 9 studio albums and 2 re-recordings and appeared in a number of films.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish first came to the attention of the public in 2015 when she released her debut single “Ocean Eyes”. The song was written and produced by her brother Finneas O’Connell. Her debut EP “Don’t Smile At Me” charted in the top 15 in many countries including the UK, the US, Australia and Canada. She has released 2 studio albums and appeared in a number of TV shows and movies.

Sia

Sia Kate Isobelle Furler is an Australian singer/songwriter. She started singing in an acid-jazz band called “Crisp” in Adelaide during the 1990s. When “Crisp” broke up, she started her solo career and released her debut album “Onlysee” She has released 9 studio albums and has appeared in several TV shows and movies.

Céline Dion

Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and is the best selling Canadian recording artist and the best selling French language artist of all time. She has recorded 12 studio albums in English and 15 studio albums in French plus she has appeared in numerous films.

Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith Blomfield is an English singer/songwriter and actress. She has released 5 studio albums, appeared in 5 films and appeared in numerous TV shows. She has also won numerous awards and accolades.

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