Brit Awards 2012: Is Adele The Best Female Singer Of The Decade?

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Adele may be this year's sensation, but is she the voice of a decade?
Adele may be this year's sensation, but is she the voice of a decade?

Adele is likely to triumph at the Brit Awards tonight, after a record-breaking year and a stunning roll of six Grammy Award wins last weekend.

Bookmaker Ladbroke's has the Rolling In The Deep singer as favourite to win the Best Female Solo Artist category, where she's pitched against fiery Florence & the Machine, relative newcomer Price Tag singer Jessie J, veteran Kate Bush, whose 1978 debut single, Wuthering Heights, was the first British number one to be both written and sung by a woman, and last year's winner, folk singer Laura Marling.

Below, we take a look back at the winners of the Best Female Solo Artist category over the past ten years in a slideshow and ask: does Adele top them all? Let us know your thoughts below...

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