"Skyfall," the song that Adele co-wrote and recorded for the new James Bond movie of the same name, has a good chance of becoming the first Bond theme song to win an Oscar. The song will be released on Oct. 5 (cleverly, at 0:07 a.m., London time.) The movie will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 9 (after premiering in London on Oct. 23.) The Oscars are set for Feb. 24.
"Skyfall" is also vying to become the second Bond theme song to reach #1 on the Hot 100. It would following Duran Duran's "A View To A Kill," which hit #1 in July 1985, nearly three years before Adele was born. I'll get to that in a minute.Read More »from Adele + Bond = Oscar?