Adele Sandé is a Scottish R&B and soul singer-songwriter who records under the stage name of Emeli Sandé. Before pursuing music, Sandé studied medicine at University of Glasgow. The Scot first entered the public eye in 2009 when she featured on rapper Chipmunk's debut single, "Diamond Rings
," which gave her and Chipmunk a first top 10 hit on the UK Singles Chart. In 2010, Sandé appeared again on Wiley's "Never Be Your Woman
," which became another top ten hit, and on "Let Go
," which was the closing track of Tinie Tempah's debut album. Sandé also co-penned Alesha Dixon's single "Radio
." The same year she signed her first major record deal with Virgin Records before signing another deal with EMI in 2011.