Emeli Sandé has admitted that she was nervous about performing at the Olympic opening ceremony.
The Scots singer’s performance the event was seen by millions around the world.
Emeli told Q magazine: “My highlight of the year was stepping out to sing Abide With Me at the Olympics opening ceremony.
“That was a huge moment. And the most nerve-wracking of my life, not just the year.
“Partly because at the dress rehearsal, in front of 16,000 people, my mic wasn’t working.”
She added: “However, I felt very calm when I stepped out. You can’t really see people, you can only see lights. Everybody went very quiet. It was like being underwater. “
Sande revealed another highlight of her year had been collaborating with her idol Alicia Keys.
Alicia said: “I have to say, myself and Emeli Sandé – when we met and we really began to write together, it was instant magic and that doesn’t happen all the time.
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