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Tom Odell is signed to Lily Allen's label

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A 22-year-old British singer-songwriter, whose career took off after he was championed by Lily Allen, has become the first man to win the Brits Critics’ Choice Award.

<p><b>Adele</b>: Nominated for British female solo artist, British single for 'Someone Like You' and MasterCard British album of the year for <i>21</i>.</p>
<p>2011 could be described as Adele's year, as she came into her own on both sides of the Atlantic following the release of her second album <i>21</i>.
While the distinctive voice from Tottenham suffered some on/off health problems, it didn't stop her clearing up at the recent Grammy Awards, winning record of the year for 'Rolling In The Deep', album of the year for <i>21</i>, song of the year for 'Rolling In The Deep', best pop solo performance for 'Someone Like You', best pop vocal album for <i>21</i> and best short form music video for 'Rolling In The Deep'.</p>

Adele's 21 dominates yet another year

It's another year and another Adele domination on the music charts: The British singer is Billboard's top artist of 2012.

Jessie J: The 24-year-old star of The Voice topped the poll in 2011

The Next Big Thing? It's a lottery

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The body harpies have it in for Adele. For the sake of all women, let's hope she stays strong

Sophie Dahl, Fern Britton and Anne Diamond have all gone skinny of late

Adele's 007 single misses out on Number 1 spot

Adele's James Bond theme tune "Skyfall" failed in its mission to top the charts for a second week.

Adele's 007 single falling short of Number 1 spot

Adele's James Bond theme tune "Skyfall" looks set to fail its mission to top the charts for a second week.

Adele's Bond tune tops iTunes chart within hours of release

Adele's theme for the new Bond film Skyfall has shot to the top of the iTunes chart within hours of its release today.

One Direction and Rihanna battle for Number 1

One Direction are locked in a battle with Rihanna for top spot in the singles chart.

Clip of Adele's Bond theme tune released online

Whether it was a genuine leak or a marketing teaser, James Bond fans yesterday had their first taste of the latest 007 theme tune as sung by British golden girl Adele.

90-second clip of Adele's Bond theme 'Skyfall' leaks online

Whether it was a genuine leak or a marketing teaser, James Bond fans today had their first taste of the latest blockbuster’s theme tune as sung by British golden girl Adele.

Adele records James Bond ‘Skyfall’ theme

The queen of British pop will join the nation's top spy for the release of new James Bond film 'Skyfall', as Grammy-award winner Adele confirmed she has recorded the theme track.

Adele (finally) officially confirmed to sing Bond theme

The worst kept secret in music is out after Adele confirmed she will sing the theme to the new Bond film Skyfall.

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