January 13

Winning Welcome

Adele makes her first post-baby appearance at the Golden Globe Awards, where she also takes home the best song statuette for her rendition of "Skyfall," the James Bond theme. "Honestly I came for a night out – with my friend Ayda … I was not expecting this," she says in her acceptance speech. "Thank you so much for letting me be a part of your world for a night, it's amazing."


February 10

Another One for the Mantel

The new mom's rendition of "Set Fire to the Rain (Live)" scores her the Grammy Award for best solo pop performance. "I just want to [send] big love to all the other girls and all us females doing this," she says, "because we work so hard, [and] we make it look so easy."


February 24

Golden Touch

Bringing home her third award of the 2013 red carpet season, Adele becomes an Oscar winner after "Skyfall" is named Best Original Song. "This is amazing," she says from the stage, having also performed the winning James Bond theme earlier in the night. "And my man, I love you baby!"

Photo Credits

BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): Paul Drinkwater/Getty; Steve Granitz/WireImage; Steve Granitz/WireImage

Edited by Julia Wang


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