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Adele scoops Best Original Song Oscar

Adele scoops Best Original Song Oscar

Feb 24 2013, 11:40pm CST | by

Adele's 'Skyfall' won the award for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards. The 24-year-old British singer struggled to hold back tears as she accepted the gong with her co-writer Paul Epworth on...

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Adele scoops Best Original Song Oscar

Feb 24 2013, 11:40pm CST | by

Adele's 'Skyfall' won the award for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.

The 24-year-old British singer struggled to hold back tears as she accepted the gong with her co-writer Paul Epworth on Sunday night (02.24.13).

The Grammy winner, who sang the James Bond theme at the prestigious ceremony earlier in the evening during a special tribute to the British spy franchise, marking her first live performance since giving birth to her son Angelo James in October, said: "Thank you so much. This is amazing."

Dressed in a floor-length, embellished black Jenny Packham gown, Adele also paid tribute to her management team.

She then became emotional and quickly thanked her charity worker beau, Simon Konecki, who was her date for the evening and gave her a quick kiss after her name was announced.

She said: "And my man, I love you baby."

Before leaving the stage, the outspoken singer gestured at the star-studded crowd and shouted: "You're all amazing as well."

Other nominees in the category included 'Before My Time' from 'Chasing Ice', 'Everybody Needs A Best Friend' from 'Ted', written by the Oscars host Seth MacFarlane, 'Pi's Lullaby' from 'Life of Pi' and 'Suddenly' from 'Les Miserable'.

Prior to performing at the event, Adele reportedly underwent special Chinese Qi Gong breathing therapy to help calm her nerves after it was recommended by fellow singer Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field.

A source previously said: "Adele has suffered with terrible stage fright since she was 16, but now it's worse than ever.

"She knows all eyes are on her after almost a year out of the spotlight, so she needed something to help her with it.

"Ayda was the first person to tell Adele about Belly Breathing, and how it had helped Robbie overcome his performing anxiety in recent years."

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Shamir, 'On The Regular'

Oct 30 2014 2:56pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

At 19 years old, Northtown Las Vegas native Shamir smirkily identifies on his Twitter page as a "musician, comedian, singer, rapper, twerker, chef, writer, filmmaker, tumblr, skinny fat ass." A Muslim-raised punk aficionado and electronic music experimentalist, Shamir has been awash in hipster buzz since former Pitchfork-staffer Nick Sylvester signed him to his Brooklyn-based indie label Godmode and released the aptly-titled Northtown EP, supported by bouncy electro-funk single " ...
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Aretha Franklin's New Album Further Proves She’s Queen Of Cover Songs

Oct 23 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

This week saw the release of “Aretha Franklin Sings the Diva Classics,” with Franklin singing songs made famous by Adele, Barbra Streisand and Etta James. Here & Now pop culture critic Renee Graham joins host Robin Young to take a listen to the album. Renee says Aretha Franklin “is as much the queen of cover songs” as she is the Queen of Soul — someone who can take songs as diverse as Simon and Garfunkle’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” ...
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8 weeks ago

One Direction, Daniel Radcliffe, ♛ Alex Turner ♛ amongst Britain's richest under 30s

Oct 21 2014 1:34pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

One Direction have got yet another reason to smile after being named Britain's richest stars under the age 30.The group, which comprises of Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, and Liam Payne, topped Heat magazines annual list after amassing a collective fortune of £77.5 million.Not far behind the band was Daniel Radcliffe, who took the second spot with an estimated fortune of £63.5 million, while his former wizarding ...
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