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[04/14/09 - 11:34 AM]
Two-Time Grammy Award-Winning Pop Singer Adele to Guest Star in an Upcoming Episode of "Ugly Betty"
She will guest star as herself and perform in the May episode, "In the Stars."

[via press release from ABC]

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TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING POP SINGER ADELE TO GUEST STAR IN AN UPCOMING EPISODE OF "UGLY BETTY"

Pop singer Adele will guest star as herself and perform on ABC's "Ugly Betty" in May. In the episode, entitled "In the Stars," Adele will perform at a photo shoot which Betty, Marc and Matt produce for a YETI assignment that culminates into a surprise wedding. The sultry soul sensation from the U.K. is now making a name for herself across the pond after winning two Grammys recently for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Poised for superstardom with her hit single "Chasing Pavements," Adele is selling out shows on her current U.S. tour and will co-headline an upcoming concert at the Hollywood Bowl with legendary singer Etta James.

"Ugly Betty" stars America Ferrera as Betty Suarez, Eric Mabius as Daniel Meade, Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater, Ana Ortiz as Hilda, Tony Plana as Ignacio, Ashley Jensen as Christina, Becki Newton as Amanda, Mark Indelicato as Justin, Michael Urie as Marc and Judith Light as Claire Meade.

Executive producers are Silvio Horta ("Urban Legend"), Academy Award-nominee and Emmy Award winner Salma Hayek, Jose Tamez, Richard Heus, Ben Silverman, Teri Weinberg, Tracy Poust and Jon Kinnally. Co-executive producers are Sheila Lawrence, Victor Nelli Jr., Henry Alonso Myers, Bill Wrubel and Chris Black.

"Ugly Betty," a production of ABC Studios, airs Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET, on the ABC Television Network.





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