The Music Scene: Adele talks new motherhood, performing at Oscars

Last year’s belle of the ceremony, Adele, was back to claim more accolades. The feisty Brit won in her only nominated category, best pop solo performance, for a live version of “Set Fire to the Rain,” outpacing Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepson, Katy Perry and Rihanna.

Adele popped backstage and said balancing motherhood and pop stardom is “nice,” even though she had been up since 6 a.m. with her baby son. “You have to prioritize when you have a child,” she said, then added that she isn’t very far along on her next record.

“I’ve been out of the loop singing my baby nursery rhymes,” she said.

When asked about performing at the Oscars in a couple of weeks, she laughed and said, “I’ll be s******* myself!”

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