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Barbra Streisand to perform at Oscars

Barbra Streisand to perform at Oscars

Jan 30 2013, 12:52pm CST | by

Barbara Streisand is to perform at the Oscars next month. The singer-and-actress last sang at the prestigious event in 1977, where she performed 'A Star Is Born' and won an Academy Award for Best...

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Barbra Streisand to perform at Oscars

Jan 30 2013, 12:52pm CST | by

Barbara Streisand is to perform at the Oscars next month.

The singer-and-actress last sang at the prestigious event in 1977, where she performed 'A Star Is Born' and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 'Evergreen'.

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are "honored" the iconic star has agreed to take part in the 85th ceremony in Los Angeles on February 24.

In a statement on the official Oscars website, they wrote: "In an evening that celebrates the artistry of movies and music, how could the telecast be complete without Barbra Streisand? We are honored that she has agreed to do a very special performance on this year's Oscars, her first time singing on the show in 36 years."

Barbara won her first Best Actress statuette in 1968's 'Funny Girl' and received a nomination for her lead performance in 1973's 'The Way We Were', while 'The Prince of Tides' which she directed and produced was up for Best Picture at the 1991 ceremony.

She also received a nomination was for co-writing the original song for 'I Finally Found Someone' from 1996's 'The Mirror Has Two Faces'.

Singer/songwriters Norah Jones and Adele have also been confirmed to perform their Oscar-nominated tracks - with Norah singing 'Everybody Needs a Best Friend' from host Seth MacFarlane's comedy 'Ted' and Adele singing 'Skyfall' from the James Bond film of the same name.

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Barbra Streisand sings with Elvis on new album

Aug 18 2014 8:55am CDT | Source: Music Week

Sony Music has confirmed that Barbra Streisand’s new album, Partners, will be released to debut on September 15 in the UK.The album features 12 new Streisand duets with the 'world’s greatest male vocalists', including Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Jason Gould, Josh Groban, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder and a virtual duet with the King, Elvis Presley.  The ...
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2 weeks ago

Lauren Bacall: A legend beyond acting, beyond Bogart

Aug 13 2014 9:14am CDT | Source: Southern California Public Radio

1999 Lauren Bacall stars in 'Diamonds.' Photo Miramax; Credit: Getty Images/Getty Images Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. The wife and co-star of Humphrey Bogart. A Tony Award-winning actress. A National Book Award-winning author. A giant of fashion. A friend of the Kennedys. One of the last survivors of Hollywood's studio age. A star almost from the moment she appeared on screen to the day she died, Tuesday, at ...
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Lauren Bacall Dies; Legendary Actress Was 89

Aug 12 2014 7:22pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Lauren Bacall, a legendary actress who got her start back in 1944 and worked for six decades in cinema, has passed away. She was 89 years old. Bacall’s death was confirmed by the Humphrey Bogart Estate via Facebook. "With deep sorrow for the magnitude of our loss, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall," read the online message posted this evening. Bacall appeared in the Har ...
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Cody Payne (ex-guitarist of The Dangerous Summer) Threatens To Sue Journalists

Jul 26 2014 2:19pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Payne is the ex-rhythm guitarist and former manager of now-disbanded rock group The Dangerous Summer. During his time with the band, Payne cultivated a less-than-stellar reputation by (among other things) allegedly playing shows drunk, and the group seemed to have a hard time completing tours. Yet it was Payne's DIY projects that really sent his and the band's reputation into a nose-dive: Payne's Kickst ...
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Details On Adele's New Album!

Jul 19 2014 7:10pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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7 weeks ago

Bette Midler Doesn’t Want You To Do Crack, + 4 PSAs By Gay Icons!

Jul 13 2014 4:32pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Every now and then celebrities feel compelled to use their platform to make a difference in the world. Public service announcements are a tried and true way for them to help spread an important message while simultaneously promoting themselves (without seeming like they’re promoting themselves, of course.)There’s no shortage of these PSAs floating around out there. We’ve scoured the internet for the best ones featuring some of our favorite gay ...
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