London, March 5 : "Skyfall" hitmaker Adele may have bought a lavish mansion worth seven million pounds in West Sussex, South England, but if her aunt Anita Adkins is to be believed, the singer is as grounded as always.
"Adele is as down-to-earth as ever. She hasn't changed with her success, she is who she is. She's quite thrifty with her money, she knows not to throw it around. She's not a waster, she wasn't brought up to waste," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Adkins as saying.
Adele, 24, recently won an Oscar for the song "Skyfall".
London, Mar 2 - Singer Adele will join fellow musical superstars Beyonce Knowles, Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse, when Madame Tussauds unveils a wax statue in her honour here.
"Adele is the perfect addition to the music line up here in London. She's one of the world's hottest properties right now and one of our most requested personalities," said Madame Tussauds London's public relations manager Nicole Fenner, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Los Angeles, Feb 19 - Singer Adele, who will perform at the Oscar ceremony Sunday - her first stage performance since delivering a child, is practicing breathing therapy to beat her stage fright, as suggested by singer Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field.
Adele has been undergoing special Chinese Qi Gong breathing therapy.
"Adele has suffered with terrible stage fright since she was 16, but now it's worse than ever," dailystar. co. uk quoted a source as saying.
Los Angeles, Feb 11 - Singers Paul McCartney, Adele and Beyonce Knowles walked away with awards in different categories at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held here Sunday night.
While McCartney won the best traditional pop vocal album for "Kisses On The Bottom", Knowles was given the award for best traditional R&B performance for her song "Love On Top" from her album "4".
McCartney pipped Michael Buble's "Christmas" and Carole King's "A Holiday Carole" to win the honour.
Los Angeles, Feb 9 : British singer Adele has reportedly rented Paul McCartney's old house here to practice for her performance at the Oscar ceremony.
The 24-year-old, said to be battling stage fright, is paying 47,000 pounds a month to rehearse in the house, reports thesun. co. uk.
"Adele is really nervous about her Oscars performance, so decided against staying in a hotel where there would be lots of people around. The property's up in the hills so guarantees her privacy," a source said.
"And what better place to get musical inspiration than an ex-Beatle's home," the source added.
Los Angeles, Jan 27 - Singer Adele reportedly refuses to speak to her father and won't allow him to meet his new grandson.
In an interview with The Mail On Sunday, Mark Evans said the "Skyfall" singer cut him out of her life in 2011 after he gave an interview about the Oscar nominee, reports showbizspy. com.
"I've left messages on her phone, I've written to her and I've sent her birthday and Christmas cards but it's like I'm dead to her," he said.
Los Angeles, Dec 17 : Singer Adele has received three awards, including the top artist, at Billboard magazine awards here.
The 24-year-old has got the awards for top artist of 2012, top female artist and top album for "21", reports thesun. co. uk.
Other British Billboard successes included One Direction, who were named top new artists, and Mumford and Sons, who topped the rock, alternative and folk album and artist categories.(IANS)
London, Nov 19 : Singer Ella Henderson, a participant in Britain's reality show "The X Factor", says Adele's encouraging tweet helped her gain confidence about herself.
The 16-year-old says she lost over two kg weight in order to look like a star but it was Adele's tweet that helped her accept herself, reports dailymail. co. uk.
Adele, 24, sent a message on Twitter right after her first performance last month. It said: "Ella Henderson on 'The X Factor' is absolutely incredible! I Love her!! Good luck!."
"Having Adele know who I am is incredible," Henderson said. (IANS)