SADE ADU ~ Born: Jan 16, 1959 in Ibadan, Nigeria. Singer-songwriter, composer & record producer. She first achieved success in the 1980s as the frontwoman & lead vocalist of the Brit & Grammy Award-winning English group Sade. In 2002, she received an OBE from Prince Charles for services to music. In 2012, Sade was listed at number 30 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women In Music. She is the most successful solo female artist in British history, having sold over 110 million albums worldwide
Helen Folasade Adu OBE (born 16 January 1959), better known as Sade, is a British singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer. She first achieved success in the 1980s as the frontwoman and lead vocalist of the Brit and Grammy Award winning English group Sade. In 2002, she received an OBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for services to music, and she dedicated her award to "all black women in England".