Happy Birthday, Sade!

Today we're wishing Sade a very happy 55th birthday!


Today, we’re not just trying to predict who will win an Academy Award this year, we’re also wishing Sade a very happy 55th birthday! 

Sade, born Helen Folasade Adu, moved to England when she was four years old and she joined a soul band when she moved to London, with three of the members who would rise to fame with her as a part of Sade.

Their debut album, Diamond Life , was released in 1984, the same year that Sade's best known and most successful single to date, 'Smooth Operator', was released.

Watch the music video for Smooth Operator below:

Diamond Life won Best New Artist Grammy award and Sade has continued to release albums over the years - the most recent, Soldier of Love, issued in 2010, as well as a Best Of Compilation. 

Sade has sold over 110 million albums and is the most successful solo female artist in British history.

Happy birthday Sade!

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