Hold the phone. No, wait—Adele still rules all…
It was the most anticipated Oscar performance of 2013, and it lived up to every single ounce of the buildup. The 24-year-old new mom took the stage—back in black—unleashing what has become expected of her: a flawless performance.
The songstress conveyed pure bond girl elegance, both vocally and in appearance. Her voice was milky smooth perfection. Her hair, makeup and how she carried herself under the spotlight followed suit in the excellence… Just, damn, girl. Damn.
“Skyfall,” appeared on the soundtrack from the 2012 film of the same title starring Daniel Craig. The song was a collaborative writing effort from the English singer and producer partner Paul Epworth. It is nominated in the category of best original song.
The track is up against:
“Before My Time” from Chasing Ice — Music and Lyric by J. Ralph
“Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from Ted — Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane
“Pi's Lullaby” from Life of Pi — Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri
“Suddenly” from Les Misérables — Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil
We’re pretty sure she’s got it in the bag, though. On the carpet, Adele told Hollyscoop that her son is her good luck charm.
Skyfall was also nominated for achievement in cinematography, original score, sound editing and sound mixing.
Admittedly nervous about taking on the daunting task of recording a Bond song, at the end of the day Adele seems happy with the results. She previously opened up to The Hollywood Reporter about being nominated…
“It's an honor to be nominated and terrifyingly wonderful to be singing in front of people who have captured my imagination over and over again,” Adele said. “It's something I've never experienced and probably only ever will once!”