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23 October 2020, 16:53
Adele has been a firm favourite pop star and ballad queen for over 10 years, let’s take a look at her transformation through the years, including her weight loss which is a huge talking point at the moment.
And as she prepares to return to the spotlight by hosting Saturday Night Live, let's take a look back at Adele's transformation throughout her rise to fame and beyond.
As well as before and after photos of her changing style, Adele's new Instagram photos have been a talking point in themselves as she shares her LA life with fans.
Over the summer she posted a photo of her slim figure in a crop top and leggings as she celebrated what would have been London's Carnival weekend from her home in LA.
And while celebrating Beyoncé's visual album at home in August, the ‘Hello’ hitmaker posted a picture of herself matching an outfit worn by Queen Bey in the film and Adele looked happier than ever in the photo.
The 32-year-old has begun to share photos of her private life more frequently this year, amid reports she's working on her next album.
When she posted a photo on Instagram to mark her 32nd birthday, showing herself wearing a glamorous black dress with puffed sleeves and a pair of high heels, as well as compliments on her transformation and weight loss, Adele’s comment section was also full of questions about a potential new album for 2020.
The album would be her fourth studio album and no doubt another chart-topper just like her previous three.
The young star left her school at 14 to attend the BRIT school, which has made previous stars such as Amy Winehouse, Tom Holland, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, and hundreds more.
Adele’s song ‘Hometown Glory’ about growing up in London caught the attention of a number of record labels, signing to her first agency at just 18 years old thanks to the hit.
As she entered the spotlight, Adele stuck with her laidback London style, favouring winged eyeliner which soon became her trademark style – a detail which had the whole nation talking during THAT X Factor advert break in 2015.
She also previously had long hair, which she frequently tied into a sleek ponytail or plaited up 'do for red carpet events.
Adele would also often wear black, letting her show-stopping voice take centre stage.
At every awards ceremony and big performance, the star has rocked glamorous dresses full of detail and embellishments, eventually leaving behind her bouffant hairstyle for a choppy lob.
However, her iconic bouffant would occasionally make a voluminous reappearance for A-list red carpet events.
Since then, Adele has favoured longer blonde locks styled into voluminous waves.
Her love of gorgeous flowing gowns has remained and even over Christmas in 2019 the star sported an old-school Hollywood glamour style ensemble.
Fans haven't seen much of Adele in 2019 and 2020, gaining a rare glimpse into her life when she posts the occasional Instagram update, but it's clear she's still sporting her iconic voluminous hair, winged liner, and love of incredible dresses.
Adele released her debut album ’19’ in 2008, catapulting her into the charts with ‘Chasing Pavements’, but it wasn’t until she signed with American label Columbia her album started to pick up.
Adele went on to nab four Grammy nominations for 19, securing her status as a modern pop icon.
She has since had chart success with all three of her studio albums; ’19’, ’21’, and ’25’, and fans have long been anticipating her return with a 2020 album.
In total, the songstress has a whopping 14 Grammy Awards, nine BRIT Awards, and one Oscar for Best Original Song for ‘Skyfall’.
Throughout her fame, Adele has kept her huge fan base thanks to her grounded personality and humble beginnings.
Along the way she has made number of A-lister pals, including Drake, Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Hudson, Taylor Swift, and Lady Gaga.
Despite taking time away from the limelight to focus on being with her little boy, Angelo, seven, Adele has fans glued to her every move, sending her followers into meltdown every time she posts on social media.