Adele was forced to restart hit single Easy On Me after nerves got the better of her during her star-studded Audience With on Sunday evening.
The successful songstress, 33, delighted fans with an ITV special recorded in front of celebrity friends on November 6th at the London Palladium.
However, she admitted she was ‘sh***ing’ herself when it came to performing her latest number one single, with the singer forced to restart her vocals after an uncharacteristic stumble.
‘I’m sh***ing myself’: Adele was forced to restart hit single Easy On Me after nerves get the better of her during star-studded Audience With on Sunday
Viewers watched as the backing band abruptly stopped and she grabbed a drink before restarting the track, much to the delight of her audience.
Elsewhere, she joked that Send My Love (To Your New Lover) was the only opportunity to have a dance, what with her discography comprising of mainly sad songs.
Actress Emma Watson had a ball, taking the chance to have a boogie to Adele’s third album classic.
Star: The Grammy Award winner, 33, paused her dulcet tones before telling the crowd ‘I’m sh**ing myself.’ The backing stopped and she grabbed a drink before restarting the lead single, continuing to delight the impressed star-studded audience
Singing sensation: Elsewhere, she joked that Send My Love (To Your New Lover) was the only opportunity to have a dance, what with her discography comprising of mainly sad songs
Having fun: Actress Emma Watson had a ball, taking the chance to have a boogie to Adele’s third album classic
Response: Adele fanatics flooded Twitter with their reactions to the big night
Adele – and Emma – fanatics went wild for the moment, with one writing: ‘The fact Emma Watson is such an Adele stan is actually giving me life.’
Other thrilled tweets read: ‘Adele is the true Queen of England’ and ‘the next 30 minutes will consist of the entire nation wishing they were, were with, or were best friends with Adele. World class!’
Adele also broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage during the recording of An Audience with Adele at the London Palladium on November 6.
The Skyfall hitmaker cried tears of joy in front of the stellar crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham.
Tears: Adele also broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage
Actress Emma Thompson asked the superstar who had inspired her when she was young.
Adele opened up about the impact the year eight teacher had on her, after which Emma revealed that she was actually in the audience.
An audience member previously told The Sun: ‘It was a really emotional moment. Adele spoke movingly about how her teacher was her inspiration as a teenager.
‘When she realised she was actually in the audience, she brought her up on stage immediately, and broke down in tears. It was the big surprise of the night.’.
Surprise! The Skyfall hitmaker cried in front of the star-studded crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham
Superstar: She performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Emma Watson
The singer said she felt ’emotional’ to be back on stage in the UK for the first time in four years as she performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Emma Watson, David Tennant, Naomi Campbell, Daniel Kaluuya and Catherine O’Hara.
Her sports agent boyfriend Rich Paul also joined the crowd of A-listers and the singer’s family and friends.
Dawn French, Stormzy, Gareth Southgate and Samuel L Jackson were among those to watch the Someone Like You star live while pal Alan Carr, 45, got on stage to ask questions.
Adele revealed who her idols are, ‘wild stories’ about relationship issues from fans and answers to burning questions like why she doesn’t perform in heels anymore.
Chatty man Alan and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018.
Gorgeous: Adele admitted that she was ‘very nervous’ to be back on the stage
Best pals: Chatty man Alan, 45, and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018
Taking to the stage, Adele admitted: ‘I got really emotional. I haven’t been home for so long and I haven’t played a show here for so long.
‘I’m very, very nervous! Course I b****y am.
‘I’m a big fan of An Audience With – it used to be the highlight of my life whenever it was on- I’m so thrilled to be doing it tonight, very very excited.’
Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017.
Supported: Samuel L Jackson was among the crowd of A list celebrities at the special filmed in London
But, she is set to make a comeback next year, having recently announced live shows in London in 2022.
The lucky celebrities who got to see her live once again shared their excitement ahead of filming for the show.
‘I’m just so excited to see one of the greatest singers of all time’ Emma Thompson said, who attended with husband Greg Wise.
Andrew Lloyd Webber added he thinks Adele is ‘one of the great originals.’
Iconic: Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017
The singer has been celebrating this week after rave reviews flooded in at the release of her new album on Friday.
Inspired by her divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki, the record received a score of 89 out of 100 on Metacritic, indicating ‘universal acclaim’ from reviewers while fans took to social media in droves to praise the release and share crying memes to react to the stars powerful lyrics.
#Adele30 became a trending topic on Twitter immediately after the album was released with fans the world over praising the record.
Yaya! Adele took to Twitter on Friday to thank her fans for their support in the wake of the release of her new album 3