Emeli Sande's Career In Questions
To celebrate Emeli Sande being crowned the winner of next year's Critics Choice award at the BRIT Awards, Capital FM takes a look at the Scottish singer's career so far.
1. What Is Emeli Sande's Real Name?
Emeli Sande was born is Alford, Aberdeenshire in 1987. The singer's real name is Adele but she decided to use her middle name Emeli after Adele became a star.
2. How Old Is Emeli Sande?
Emeli has never confirmed her age, but is thought to have been born in 1987 or 88, meaning she's 23 or 24.
3. What Did Emeli Sande Study At University?
Emeli always had her heart set on music, but decided not to pursue her chosen career until she completed her medicine degree at the University of Glasgow.
4. What Was Emeli Sande's First Single?
Emeli released her debut single 'Heaven' in 2011. The track has been compared to Massive Attack's 'Unfinished Symphony'.
5. Which Rapper Did Emeli Sande Collaborate With On 'Diamond Rings'?
Emeli enjoyed her first taste of success when she featured on Chipmunk's debut single, 'Diamond Rings'. The star has also written songs for Cher Lloyd, Cheryl Cole, and Tinie Tempah.
6. What Is Emeli Sande's Debut Album Called?
Emeli 's debut album is called 'Our Version Of Events' and is due to be released in spring 2012. The album includes her hit single 'Heaven'.