Perhaps the elusive Adele — shown here in February 2012 – will return for an Oscars performance. Photo: Getty Images
[Update: On Jan. 23, Academy Awards producers confirmed that Adele will sing the nominated "Skyfall" live at the Feb. 24 ceremony. The other nominees weren't mentioned in the announcement, reported by Entertainment Weekly, but, as the magazine pointed out, it would be odd not to have the other hopefuls perform - especially since they include Hugh Jackman and Oscar host Seth MacFarlane.
"Skyfall" is the first James Bond theme nominated for an Oscar since 1981's "For Your Eyes Only." Adele's Oscar appearance will be the first time she's performed the song live.]
That Adele’s lush “Skyfall”is nominated for an Oscar pretty much means the category is a wrap. Remember last year’s Grammys? If Adele’s voice touches a piece of music, a golden trophy will follow.
And no argument here. “Skyfall” was one of my favorites of 2012, and given its