Sade, OBE (born Helen Folasade Adu), Nigerian-born British singer-songwriter, composer, & record producer. Her classic hits include You Love Is King, Smooth Operator, The Sweetest Taboo, Is It a Crime, Love Is Stronger Than Pride, Paradise, No Ordinary Love, By Your Side, Soldier of Love & others. She is the most successful solo female artist in British history, selling 110M+ albums worldwide. She received an OBE for services to music, and dedicated her award to "all Black women in England".
The "Classic lineup of The Temptations: David Ruffin (bottom left), Melvin Franklin (top left), Paul Williams (top right), Otis Williams (bottom right), and Eddie Kendricks (center) Picture taken in 1965
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".