Star Scoop: Adele to Appear at Golden Globes, Damien Hirst Dots Up The BRITS, Beyoncé Named Hottest Woman of Century


English artist Damien Hirst is dotting up The BRITS, literally. The man whose work is synonymous with all-dots-everything designed the statue for the 2013 ceremony with his signature multicolored stamp. We'll learn if Rita Ora, Coldplay, or Emeli Sande will be leaving London with a Hirst in hand on February 16, 2013. [VOGUE UK]

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the hottest woman of them all? According to thepowers that be at GQ, it's Beyoncé. The men's style mag, which features a scantily-clad, bootylicious Bey on the cover for its February issue, named the “Run The World (Girls)” siren the “hottest woman of the 21st century.” [TODAY]

When predicting red carpet looks for the Academy Awards, we know one television star who probably doesn't come to mind: Maggie Simpson. The Simpsons animator David Silverman nabbed an Oscars nomination for his “The Longest Daycare” short, starring the youngest Simpson of the bunch. He's joined in the Best Animated Short category by John Kahrs (“Paperman”), Minkyu Lee (“Adam and Dog”), PES (“Fresh Guacamole), Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly (“Head over Heels”). [Huffington Post]

After Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone's announcement of the 2013 Academy Award nominees, we have to ask, who would you bet your bottom dollar on? Is it Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, which is nominated for a stellar 11 awards? Or will you opt for the opposite end of the spectrum with indie and fan favorite Beasts of the Southern Wild, starring novel newcomer (and youngest nominee) Quvenzhanè Wallis? Here are some of the highlights from Hollywood's biggest announcement of the year. [GlamBuzz]

Don't call it a comeback, but after laying low and enjoying the birth of her baby, Adele is making a major return at the Golden Globes. The “Skyfall” singer will be attending Sunday's ceremony where the title track to the namesake James Bond feature is up for a Best Song award. She's up against Taylor Swift, Jon Bon Jovi, Keith Urban, and Hugh Jackman. [Today]