Adele All Smiles As She Greets Her Dog With Rumoured New Boyfriend

13 January 2012, 14:09 | Updated: 13 January 2012, 14:21

The 'Rolling In The Deep' star and Simon Konecki chose to avoid the BRIT Awards 2012 nominations ceremony.

Adele was pictured with her alleged new boyfriend last night (12th January) as they greeted the star's pet dog outside a party for actor Sid Owen's birthday. 

The 'Someone Like You' star elected to avoid the BRIT Awards 2012 nominations party to spend time with Simon Konecki.

The singer can be seen with a beaming smile as she excitedly takes her pet for a cuddle.

Simon and Adele joined the Eastenders star at the Gilgamesh restaurant in London to celebrate his 40th birthday.

Meanwhile, Adele was last night nominated for a total of three awards at next months BRITs after she picked up nods for Best Album, Female Solo Artist and Best British Single.

The singer is also expected to use the event as the platform for her UK live return after being confirmed to perform at the show at London's O2 Arena on the 21st February.

You can view a picture of Adele and Simon outside the restaurant below. (Picture: Goff Photos)

Adele with boyfriend outside restaurant