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In 2012, she was listed at number five on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music.Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world in 20.Adele provided vocals for Jack Peñate's song, "My Yvonne," for his debut album, and it was during this session she first met producer Jim Abbiss, who would go on to produce both the majority of her debut album, 19, and tracks on 21.The album 19, named for her age at the time she wrote and composed many of its songs, entered the British charts at number one.I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy.I couldn't bear to be without him, so I was like, 'Well, I'll just cancel my stuff then.'" But then she was booked as the musical guest on the 18 October 2008 episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live.In the US, it has held the top position longer than any album since 1985, and is certified diamond.The album has sold over 31 million copies worldwide.
In 2007, she received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll.
Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success.
It is certified seven times platinum in the UK, and three times platinum in the US.
In 2011, 20, Billboard named Adele Artist of the Year.
At the 20 Ivor Novello Awards Adele was named Songwriter of the Year by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors.