“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,” Adele said in a press release. “It’s something I’ve never experienced and probably only ever will once!”
Adele, 24, is nominated for her first Oscar in the Best Original Song category for Skyfall, which she co-wrote with Paul Epworth.
Adele’s highly-anticipated performance at the Oscars will mark be her first TV performance in the U.S. since her performance at the Grammys last year.
“We have enormous respect for Adele’s unique artistry as a songwriter and a singer,” said Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
“She is currently one of the most successful recording artists in the world, and we believe that her performance of ‘Skyfall’ will be an exciting Oscar moment for audiences watching at the Dolby Theatre and on television screens around the world.”
The 2013 Academy Awards will be broadcast live on ABC on Sunday, February 24 starting at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET.