Adele Performs At The 2012 BRIT Awards Adele took to the stage at the 2012 BRIT Awards and performed her hit single 'Rolling in the Deep'. 1. Adele gave a characteristically powerful and emotional performance at the 2012 BRIT Awards. 2. Stars and fans alike have been quick to praise Adele for her vocal talent. 3. Adele used a full band to back up her performance of 'Rolling in the Deep'. 4. Adele used spotlights and a smoke effect during her performance. Adele during the 2012 Brit awards at The O2 Arena 5. Adele spreads her arms as she pumps out the high notes. 6. Adele had the audience in the palm of her hand.