Adele Performing Skyfall At The Oscars! 8 Other Great Academy Award Performances

Adele isn't the only world-class act to grace the stage at the Oscars!

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The 85th Annual Oscars awards is fast approaching, with the biggest names set to perform, including multi-million selling artist Adele.

The 'Rolling In The Deep' star has been confirmed to perform the James Bond theme tune 'Sykfall' which is nominated for 'Best Original song' at the Academy Awards and picked up a gong for the same award at the Golden Globes earlier this month.

Adele isn't the only musician who has graced the stages of the Oscars - the likes of Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson and even Michael Jackson have also performed over the years.

Adele performing in The Netherlands (

Adele said in regards to performing, "It's an honour to be nominated and terrifyingly wonderful to be singing in front of people who have captured my imagination over and over again.”

"It's something I've never experienced and probably only ever will once."

Here's a list of the 10 amazing performances...

Michael Jackson performing his ballad 'Ben' at the 1973 show.

Bon Jovi and his band performed their hit 'Blaze Of Glory' at the 1990's ceremony.



Madonna singing Dick Tracy's 'Sooner Or Later' in 1991.

Bruce Springsteen singing 'Streets Of Philadelphia' in 1994.

Celine Dion blaring out 'My Heart Will Go On' in1998.


U2 in 2003 singing 'The Hands That Built America.'

Three 6 Mafia 'It's Hard Out There For A Pimp' in 2006.

Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson performing a 'Dream Girls' Medley 'Love You I Do', 'Patience' and 'Listen' in 2007.

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