Adele may be taking centre stage at one of the biggest events in the music calendar. According to reports, the Hello singer will mark her comeback with a special performance at the Brit Awards 2016 after accepting an offer from organisers.
Adele, who will release her new album 25 on 20 November 2015, is said to have been persuaded to appear at the ceremony by Brits bosses who were willing to offer the Someone Like You singer "anything necessary", reportedly making her an offer she could not refuse.
A source told the Mirror: "It's brilliant news. She has indicated she will come back and we couldn't be more delighted to have her involved. Adele is the biggest star in music at the moment. And the fact that she's a Brit and a former Brit School student is even better." The insider also claims that bosses are so pleased to be able to add her to the line-up that she may have the opportunity to perform more than one song.
The Brit-winner last graced the stage at the awards ceremony in 2012 when she sang Rolling In The Deep having given a memorable performance of her ballad Someone Like You the previous year. In 2013, the singer won best British single for her James Bond theme tune Skyfall but she accepted the award via video link.
Adele's comeback has proved to be incredibly successful so far with her new single Hello soaring to number one on the UK charts after selling 333,000 copies in one week. The single was also streamed 7.32m times in just seven days, while the video smashed Vevo records, becoming the most viewed music video in 24 hours with 27.7m plays – it has so far amassed more than 192.7m views in total.
Hello, which will feature on Adele's upcoming third studio album, is now the fastest-selling single of 2015. The Brit Awards 2016 are set to take place on 24 February at London's O2 Arena. The nominees and performers are yet to be announced. In addition to the Brit Awards, speculation is rife that Adele will headline the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury festival in June 2016 with bookies placing her as the favourite, despite her well-known reluctance to play festivals.