19 is the debut album by English singer-songwriter Adele. It was released on 28 January 2008, the week after the lead single, "Chasing Pavements", was physically released. It debuted at number one on the UK charts on its first week. Included is a cover of the Bob Dylan song "Make You Feel My Love".
In 2009, "Chasing Pavements" won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Grammy Award for Song of the Year. Adele also won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. The final track from the album, "Hometown Glory", was written by Adele in 10 minutes after her mother tried to persuade her to leave her home town of West Norwood in London for university. In 2010, the song received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
19 received generally positive reviews from critics, with Billboard stating; "Adele truly has potential to become among the most respected and inspiring international artists of her generation." The album is certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the US. Worldwide sales for the album are at an estimated 6.5 million copies.
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