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Adele 'odds-on' for Bond theme chart-topper

Adele. Credit: PA.

Bookies are predicting that Adele will become the first ever artist to take a Bond-film theme tune to number one.

The Tottenham-born singer has teamed up with Paul Epworth, who co-wrote and produced her massive hit "Rolling In The Deep", to write the theme to "Skyfall" the upcoming Bond film staring Daniel Craig.

Rupert Adams, from William Hill, said: "We believe Adele is odds-on to be the first ever artist to take a Bond theme to number one, which is remarkable if you look down the list of previous artists."

Stars who have missed out on the top spot with a Bond theme include Paul McCartney, Tom Jones and Madonna.

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Adele hopes for 'An Ivor'

Adele has been nominated for a string of Ivor Novello awards

Singer Adele could add to her collection of Brits and Grammys with even more music industry awards later.

The North London singer has been nominated in three categories for the Ivor Novello Awards, which recognise excellence in song writing.

Her song 'Rolling in the Deep' is up for Best song, musically and lyrically.

Her album '21' is also in the running for an award.

Adele keeps breaking records

Adele at the Brits Credit: Reuters

Adele's chart-topping release 21 has overtaken Pink Floyd's landmark 1973 release, The Dark Side Of The Moon, making it the seventh biggest-selling album of all-time.

The album, including hits Rolling In The Deep and Someone Like You, has now sold more than 4,142,000 copies.

Sales figures from the Official Charts Company show it is also just 12,000 copies away from the sixth best-selling album, Dire Straits' long player Brothers In Arms, and is likely to move further up the chart soon.

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