Belfast Telegraph

Friday 31 October 2014

Streisand will sing at the Oscars

Oscar-winner Barbra Streisand will perform at the Academy Awards

Barbra Streisand will perform at the Oscars next month, the first time she's performed during an Academy Awards broadcast in 36 years.

The singer won the Academy Award for best original song for Evergreen in 1977. She also sang the theme from A Star Is Born that night.

Barbra won the Oscar for best actress for 1968's Funny Girl.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have also announced that British singer Adele will perform at the Oscars. She and producer Paul Epworth are nominated for best original song for the James Bond theme song, Skyfall.

The 85th Academy Awards take place on February 24.

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