Emeli Sande Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th April 2014

Fact: Scottish singer Emeli Sande will join model Laura Bailey and British athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill as the faces of Breakthrough Breast Cancer's latest Fashion Targets Breast Cancer poster campaign. The three will feature on billboards across the U.K. encouraging the public to buy from the online clothing collection to raise money for the charity.

15th September 2013

Tweet: "1 year married to the realist!!!! My rock, my light, my secret keeper." Scottish soul star Emeli Sande celebrates her first wedding anniversary on Sunday (15Sep13). The singer married marine biologist Adam Gouraguine in Montenegro last year (12).

27th August 2013

Quote: "I was studying medicine, but always in my head I wanted to be a musician, but I'm glad I have the education there." Emeli Sande studied neuroscience before she became a professional singer.

13th June 2013

Fact: Singer Emeli Sande and Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat have been awarded honours at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The Scottish singer, who studied neuroscience at the university between 2006 and 2009, was awarded an honorary degree for her outstanding contribution to the music industry on Wednesday (12Jun13). Moffat was handed a Doctor of Letters.

18th May 2013

Tweet: "Carole King will be the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress. I feel absolutely honoured to play a part in the celebration of her incredible musical legacy! The white house will be full of beautiful melody very soon!" Scottish soul star Emeli Sande is excited to perform at the White House next week (22May13) among the stars honouring Carole King.

14th May 2013

Quote: "I was Rio Sande for one week. I did one gig. There's one flyer... My mum rang me up (and) she says, 'I don't think this is gonna work,' and so I picked Emeli." Emeli Sande on picking her performance name.

1st May 2013

Quote: "I performed at Elton John's Oscar party, and he said, 'Tour, hustle and write'. He was so supportive. I was completely starstruck!" Scottish soul sensation Emeli Sande treasures the advice she received from Sir Elton at his annual Hollywood fundraiser earlier this year (13).

24th April 2013

Quote: "I don't think The Voice is a natural representation of the music industry. I think it's false authority. I know how to be an artist in my own right, and what I love doing is writing. I don't think I'd ever have any right to tell anyone else whether they can make it or not. I don't think I'd feel comfortable in that position." Scottish singer Emeli Sande is not a fan of the hit singing show.

20th February 2013

Fact: Scottish singer Emeli Sande has agreed to perform at Sir Elton John's Academy Awards viewing party in Los Angeles on Sunday (24Feb13). She says, "He's been such a big supporter ever since the album came out. It's amazing to go out there - and I'll probably be singing with him as well."

31st December 2012

Tweet: "I'm in a cabin on a snowy mountain falling in love with guitar. If I can't get signal tomorrow have a fantastic New Years! Thank you all for being with me at the beginning of my adventure!" Scottish singer Emeli Sande sends best wishes to fans as she prepares to ring in 2013.

17th September 2012

Tweet: "The greatest promise I've ever made To the greatest friend I've ever known. Thank you for all your messages". British soul sensation Emeli Sande thanks fans for their congratulatory messages after exchanging vows with her longtime boyfriend Adam Gouraguine in his native Montenegro at the weekend (15Sep12).

30th May 2012

Quote: "I feel like we have a great relationship. We went to see Radiohead together." Emeli Sande on her friendship with Alicia Keys.

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