Adele is a Grammy Award-winning artist whose powerful, soulful sound has made her an international success.
Singer Adele congratulates Team GB rowers on first gold medal success
Adele has congratulated Heather Stanning and Helen Glover after they won the first Olympic gold medal for the UK this afternoon.
The two athletes won gold in the women's pairs, coming first in the 2km race and ending a three day wait for Team GB's first gold medal of the games.
Adele Tweeted the message: "Go on girls! Congrats Helen and Heather, sooo happy for you! Our 1st gold medalists :)" to her millions of followers.