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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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Greenpeace used Legos to attack Shell — and won

Oct 9 2014 7:50pm CDT | Source: Southern California Public Radio

Greenpeace made video depicting a majestic Lego town overtaken by a Shell-branded Lego oil rig spill. ; Credit: Marketplace The environmental group Greenpeace put out a video over the summer featuring an awesome Arctic landscape built entirely out of Legos. In it, a Shell-branded Lego oil rig spills, flooding artfully constructed Lego ice floes, and drowning adorable Lego polar bears and distressed-looking Lego eskimos. The message: Get ...
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2 weeks ago

Mario Lopez Had Sex With “Major Pop Star” — Who Was It?

Oct 2 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Warner Bros.) Mario Lopez had sex with a major pop star several years ago, although he refuses to divulge the name on Thursday’s “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” The TV personality is promoting his new memoir “Just Between Us,” in which he talks about having a one-night stand in Las Vegas with a well-known singer. Even though Lopez chose to write about the sexual encounter in his book, he clams up when DeGeneres starts speculating about the identity of his pop star pa ...
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TONY BENNETT, LADY GAGA ALBUM WINS SALES RACE WITH 131K

Oct 1 2014 12:07pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Update: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s “Cheek to Cheek” was indeed this past week’s #1 album.Billboard confirms that “Cheek to Cheek” debuts atop its Billboard 200 album sales chart on the strength of 131,000 first week sales. That total narrowly tops the 130,000 moved by Kenny Chesney’s #2 “The Big Revival” and 127,000 pushed by Barbra Streisand’s #2 “Partners.”alt-Js “This is All Yours” follows in fourth place with 68,000 sales, while Pentatonix’s “PTX, Volume III” ...
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Official Charts Analysis: The Script sell 43k to hit No.1

Sep 22 2014 3:34am CDT | Source: Music Week

ALBUMS It's another busy week at the sharp end of the artist album chart, with eight new entries to the Top 20, including No Sound Without Silence, which delivers Irish pop/rock band The Script their third number one from four releases in a little over six years. Home to the preview track It's Not Right For You, which reached number 49 in August, and first single Superheroes, which debuted a fortnight ago at number three and n ...
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“Yikes, Gerard Depardieu drinks 14 bottles of wine a day” links

Sep 16 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Gerard Depardieu drinks 14 bottles of wine a day. Whoa. [Starcasm] Old people react to Fifty Shades of Grey. [The Frisky] Zoe Saldana & her man-bunned husband, out and about. [Celebrity Baby Scoop] Is Kim Kardashian quitting KUWTK? [I'm Not Obsessed] All of this Adrian Peterson stuff is insane. [CDAN] Drew Barrymore changed up her hair, it looks decent. [Wonderwall] Ariana Grande wears a schoolgirl outfit in Japan. [IDLY] Barbra ...
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7 weeks ago

TIME crowns Mariah as the ultimate pop star

Aug 29 2014 5:06am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Miley Cyrus might make more headlines than Mariah Carey—but if we’re talking ultimate pop stardom, Mariah wins. (Surprise.) noTime looked at every song that’s been in the Billboard Top 10 since 1960, the number of hits by each artist present on that list, and how long those musicians’ careers have lasted, and used that information to determine which artists are ultimately the most successful pop-hit generators. The final product is ...
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7 weeks ago

Big Stars Band Together In Malibu To Try To Limit The Number Of Large Chain Stores

Aug 29 2014 12:42am CDT | Source: CBS Los Angeles

MALIBU (CBSLA.com)  —  It’s called Measure R and it’s  just been added to the November ballot. Some big stars in Malibu have joined forces to support the measure which is an initiative to keep large chain stores from coming into — and overtaking — Malibu. Stars like director/actor Rob Reiner are spearheading the measure and backing it financially. Reiner sat down with KCAL9 Political Reporter Dave Bryan to discuss the drive which is ...
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