A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ADELE

Sat, 13 Nov '21
First person to appear simultaneously on the American and British covers of Vogue (Oct. 2021)
Sun, 29 Aug '21
"When We Were Young" singer
Fri, 13 Aug '21
Artist behind the best-selling album of the 21st century (30+ million units)
Wed, 14 Jul '21
Singer of the titular song in 2012's "Skyfall"
Sun, 23 May '21
"Set Fire to the Rain" singer
Wed, 24 Mar '21
"Rolling in the Deep" hitmaker
Sat, 23 Jan '21
Grammy winner with the surname Adkins
Wed, 13 Jan '21
Best-selling musical artist whose album titles represent ages