First Album Released: 1984
Last Album Released: 2012
Popular 90's Song: no ordinary love
Helen Folasade Adu, better known as Sade (shah-day), is a Nigerian-born 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 (Order of the British Empire) from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for services to music, and she dedicated her award to "all black women in England".
In 2012, Sade was listed at number 30 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women In Music.