Barbra Streisand set to sing at Oscars

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 06:20 hrs

Singer, actress Barbra Streisand will be performing at the Academy Awards for the first time in 36 years, it has been announced.

The double Oscar-winner last sang at the Oscars in 1977 when she performed 'Evergreen' from 'A Star is Born,' which received that year's award for best original song, the BBC reported.

Telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said that they were "honoured" that Streisand had agreed to do a "special" performance at the awards ceremony.

"In an evening that celebrates the artistry of movies and music, how could the telecast be complete without Barbra Streisand?" Zadan and Meron said in a statement. (ANI)

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