Adele has picked up the Best Original Song Oscar for the James Bond theme Skyfall, which she co-wrote with Paul Epworth.
British stars have been honoured at the Golden Globes with Adele, Dame Maggie Smith and actor Damian Lewis all collecting gongs.
The BAFTA nominations were announced today - our Entertainment Correspondent Lucrezia Millarini runs us through featured Londoners.
Adele is the latest celebrity to be created in wax by specialists at Madame Tussauds.
Here sculptor Louis Wiltshire works on the clay head that will be used to create the wax mould for the star's new wax figure at Madame Tussauds in London.
Work is now well underway on the Oscar Winner's figure which will be portrayed in a dramatic performance pose at the London and Amsterdam attractions in July.
The top 10 richest music millionaires in Britain and Ireland, according to the Sunday Times Rich List are:
- 1 - Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell - £680 million
- 2 - Andrew Lloyd Webber - £620 million
- 3 - U2 -£520 million
- 4 - Sir Elton John - £240 million
- 5 - David and Victoria Beckham - £200 million
- 6 - Mick Jagger - £200 million
- 7 - Michael Flatley - £191 million
- 8 - Keith Richards - £185 million
- 9 - Olivia and Dhani Harrison - £180 million
- 10 - Sting - £180 million
The full list will be published on Sunday April 21.
Adele tops the Sunday Times Young Music Rich List with a fortune of £30 million.
According to researchers, the Tottenham-born singer made £10 million in the last year despite taking much of it off to recover from a throat operation and have a baby.
Cheryl Cole is second in the list of music millionaires aged 30 and under with a fortune estimated at £14 million, while Leona Lewis and Katie Melua are just behind with £12 million.
New entries to the list include Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran who are each worth £5 million.
The top five richest young music millionaires in Britain and Ireland according to the Sunday Times Rich List:
1 - Adele - £30 million
2 - Cheryl Cole - £14 million
3 - Leona Lewis - £12 million
3 - Katie Melua - £12 million
5 - Florence Welch - £9 million
London girl Adele has topped the Sunday Times list of Young Music Millionaires.
The multiple award winner has an estimated worth of £30 million.
However, she has a little way to go to match the top music earner of all- Sir Paul McCartney, who has a fortune of £680 million.
West London born Dame Helen Mirren is nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in Hitchcock - playing the wife of the famous filmmaker.
Singer Adele has been given a US award after her hit Rolling In The Deep was one of the most frequently played songs on the radio.
The track notched up 1.35 million performances in one six month period last year and to date has been broadcast more than two million times.
It was the most played song in the US in 2011 among artists registered with royalties body Broadcast Music Inc (BMI).
Rolling In The Deep's two million plays since its release early last year are the equivalent of the song being performed back-to-back for more than 12 years.