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Day-Lewis makes Oscar history

Daniel Day-Lewis has become the first person ever to win the Oscar for best actor three times. Adele won the Oscar for best original song for while Argo took the top prize of the night for best picture.

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Bond songstress Adele tipped for Oscars glory

Adele has been honoured at the Grammys and the Brits ahead of the Oscars. Credit: Lionel Hahn/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Adele is hot favourite to become the first ever singer to pick up an Oscar for a Bond theme with her hit Skyfall, with the British singer rated 1-9 on to win on Sunday.

Les Miserables' Suddenly is rated as the only real competition in the best original song category.

Adele will perform her title track during the ceremony, which is also expected to see the Academy honour the Bond series with a special celebration to mark its 50th anniversary.

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