Oscars 2013: Adele nominated for Best Original Song for Skyfall, set to add Oscar to cluttered mantelpiece

British singer Adele has a pretty big trophy cabinet full of awards already.

Adele has been nominated for an Oscar for Skyfall. Copyright [Rex]

But she could be set to add an Oscars trophy to her mantlepiece after she was nominated for an Academy Award today.

The global popstar is up for Best Original Song for her track Skyfall, which appeared on the soundtrack in the latest James Bond movie of the same name.

She took to Twitter to share her excitement with her followers posting: "Oh my god I feel like Meryl Streep!! Thank you x"

And she could be set to make her musical comeback on the night as part of a special James Bond tribute.

Skyfall surprised some by failing to be nominated for Best Picture list was announced today, despite receiving several BAFTA nods yesterday.

Adele is set for more nominations tonight when the BRIT Awards 2013 nods are announced in central London at a ceremony hosted by Nick Grimshaw.

And she's due to make her public comeback on Sunday night when she attends the Golden Globes in America - where she is also nominated.

Adele is set to make her musical comeback at the Oscars too. Copyright [Rex]

Although she is believe to be making an appearance, she will not perform on stage at the glitzy bash.

Adele has been keeping a low profile in recent months, since announcing she was pregnant with her first child.

Despite giving birth to a son in October, the songstress has not been seen out in public since and has avoided any celebrity events.

Meanwhile fellow Brit Daniel Day-Lewis leads acting hopes at the Oscars after he was nominated for best actor in US historical drama Lincoln.

A win would make it his THIRD best actor Oscar win for the British-born star.

Also nominated is Naomi Watts, who was recognised for her role in 'Impossible' with a nod in the best actress category.

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